Most enterprises understand the importance of listening to customer comments and conversations through social channels, and engaging and developing relationships with influencers and customer communities. But as the variety, volume, and velocity of social data continues to grow, many organizations are looking for cost-effective ways to use this data to get a better understanding and more holistic view of their customer. Social provides a unique channel to learn about your customer, and offers real-time insights like interests, actions, likes and dislikes that can provide invaluable behavioral and predictive data patterns. This social data (when aggregated with enterprise CRM data) reveals a more complete picture and understanding of customers.
Oracle, Leader Networks, and Social Media Today recently conducted an online survey of over 900 marketing and technology leaders at more than 500 organizations from around the world to explore what it means to be a socially enabled enterprise.
Technology and Marketing executives from Chubb & Son, Shell and Whole Foods Market participated in in-depth interviews as part of the study and share lessons learned and provide practical insights from their perspective. Paul Gillin, veteran technology journalist and co-author of the bookAttack of the Customers, adds perspective based on his experience with applying social media to marketing, customer service and internal communications
Download this exclusive White Paper, The Socially Enabled Enterprise to learn more about the opportunities and challenges global organizations are facing in the transition to becoming socially enabled enterprises.
Published By: Curalate
Published Date: Jul 17, 2014
Its time! You're finally ready to harness the power of the visual web to increase engagement with your brand. But before you attract users to your Pinterest page, you want to have content for them to interact with, right? This guide will take you through the process of building your first boards.
Published By: Curalate
Published Date: Jul 17, 2014
In today's visual web, consumers are sharing brands’ images at record pace, taking content from brands' websites and saving it to visual social media like Pinterest, where relevancy trumps recency. This behavior significantly extends the life of products, creating engagement with images long after they've been sold out or removed from brands' (digital) shelves. In fact, nearly 50% of Pinterest's top pins send users to expired product pages, dead links and 404 pages. This is a major, major red flag...
Published By: Sailthru
Published Date: Jul 01, 2015
While 70% of consumers prefer getting to know a company via content over ads, most brands are challenged with navigating content marketing and management. Making the transition from pushing product to nurturing consumers is not easy, but a smartly-executed content approach can increase purchase conversion, purchase frequency and brand loyalty.
The 2015 Waying Real-Time Marketing Report: Making Real-Time Moments Matter is a first-of-its-kind research study aiming to provide the marketing industry with a quantitative baseline for real-time marketing strategy, execution and trends as currently practiced by major brands. In surveying 200 marketing professionals, Director level and above, who are currently practicing real-time marketing at companies with $100 million in revenue or more, the study drives home the understanding that effective real-time marketing cannot consist of a string of sporadic actions. Instead it requires a carefully planned strategy with the resources to discover the right trends, audiences, and content and target them with meaningful marketing experiences at the time.
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Stronger, more consistent experiences along the customer journey will build loyalty and customer lifetime value. A strategic look at improving across touchpoints—Download the Whitepaper.
• Key touchpoints along the customer journey
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Effectively measure the ROI of your social media marketing so you can optimize it.
• Strategies for effective social ROI measurement
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• Tools to optimize the ROI of your social marketing
The growth in social media has overwhelmed many marketers. Things are moving so fast that many brand managers stay busy keeping tabs on the latest developments and trends, with little time to look at the mix of social media being put into the market.
Short Message Service (SMS) marketing, or text messaging, has become one of the most widely used and effective media for both inbound and outbound marketing communications. This represents a tremendous opportunity for e-commerce marketers to use SMS marketing as an extension of their email marketing program to increase customer engagement and drive more revenue.
Many times the social media team is siloed, outsourced, or even non-existent. But the only way to fully harness the power of social media marketing is to put it on the table with every other marketing channel and integrate it into a larger cross-channel marketing plan. Our eBook will give you five things you can do right now to integrate social media marketing into your current marketing strategy.
Learn how top marketers improved their Social Media Marketing. See how they generated results like these:
• Top gaming company increases social engagement on Twitter by 45%
• A top wireless telco boosts Facebook native ad performance 6x
• A leading U.S. telco sees a 5.7x lift in social engagement on Twitter
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