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Published Date: Aug 24, 2018
Looking for a general primer or quick tactical reference on social marketing? We wrote the 2018 version of the Social Media Pocket Guide for you. In engaging, easy-to-read chapters, the Pocket Guide provides a broad overview of social mediaís evolution ó including current themes like pay to play, digital integrations, social care, and more. We also break down the latest tips and tactics for the four most common social objectives and explore specific use cases like product launches, events, and capitalizing on real-time trends. Do you learn by example? This guide is packed with fresh strategy inspiration from 15 different global brands and media properties. Keep The Social Media Pocket Guide on hand as your quick and definitive reference on all things social strategy.
Today, social media makes up 10.7 percent of marketing budgets. By 2020, CMOs plan to double spending to 23.7 percent.
Do you have the right numbers, if any, to prove that social is driving business results? Most donít. According to the latest CMO Survey by Duke University:
- A mere 15 percent of marketers have proven socialís impact quantitatively
- 58 percent of CMOs feel increasing pressure to prove the value of marketing
- Only 2.3 percent of marketing budgets is dedicated to ROI measurement
ďIf marketers are unable to map social media back to business objectives, board members and C-suite executives wonít take their efforts seriously,Ē says Michelle Vangel, Cisionís vice president of insight solutions.
But how can you showcase socialís bottom-line impact, gain more influence as a decision maker and surge ahead of competitors? Turn to a single, intuitive social media platform, like Cisionís, to help your brand make decisions based on data, not blind guesses.
When it comes to social media marketing, there is perhaps no other topic that is discussed more than determining and reporting return on investment, or ROI. This white paper sets out to make the case that ROI determination can be approached in a unified, structured and straightforward way. It also lays out a framework for expanding the definition of ROI and increasing organizational maturity for measurement and monetization.
Finally, it dispels some of the myths around ROI and seeks to show the relationship between social KPIs organizations may be collecting today and how to align them with broader organizational and business-oriented goals and objectives.
If you want to influence the online conversation about your company, you need dedicated brand advocates who can participate in social media on your behalf. Advocates are invested in your success, aligned with your objectives and willing to defend your company. But where can you find them? Donít look far. Your best potential social advocates are actually your own employees.
While most marketing channels have standardized methods for calculating ROI or value, other channels, like social media, can be harder to quantify. We compiled this report to help you better understand how social media delivers on real business objectives, and how to get the most value, and highest ROI, from your social marketing efforts. Download to learn more.
In the Social Media Pocket Guide, discover best practices for developing full-scale programs. The guide outlines the business case, content strategy, real-world examples and measurement methods for the 6 best ways to use social media.
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