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La recommandation de produits sur les médias sociaux : crédible ou pas? Le bouche-à-oreille est un véhicule puissant en marketing et a fait l’objet de plusieurs de nos billets dans les dernières semaines (le billet sur les « brand advocates, celui sur les fournisseurs d’information ou encore celui sur les blogueurs comme communicateurs marketing).

La recommandation de produits sur les médias sociaux : crédible ou pas?

On sait maintenant que le bouche-à-oreille entre consommateurs peut être plus efficace pour promouvoir des produits ou services que les pubs traditionnelles (Goldsmith et Horowitz, 2006). C’est d’autant plus vrai aujourd’hui avec l’omniprésence des médias sociaux. Pour les sceptiques, ouvrez Facebook (ou Twitter) et parcourez votre fil de nouvelles. Digital PR: Finding Brand Ambassadors. By Sally Falkow In the last post 10 Tips to Increase Earned Media the first tip was to find and partner with brand ambassadors.

Digital PR: Finding Brand Ambassadors

A recent report from SODA – the Society for Digital Agencies - clearly shows that earned media is king. So what, or who, are we looking for to increase this earned media? What exactly is a brand ambassador? You need to find people or groups who already love and support your brand and would be delighted to forward your message. But in most cases a brand ambassador is likely to be someone with a decent following online, either on their blog, Facebook, Twitter or other social news sites like Digg , Reddit or StumbleUpon. Do a social audit and locate everyone who speaks positively about your brand.

The next step is to use ranking and influence tools. Once you find them, offer them exclusivity. Similarly, Oracle has a program called Oracle ACE that spotlights various IT pros as Oracle experts. The ambassador doesn’t have to have millions of fans or followers. Get people talking about your brand. The age-old saying that Word of Mouth (WoM) is the best form of advertising still rings true to this day as we now know, more than ever before, that personal recommendations from our friends have the highest impact on our purchasing decisions.

Get people talking about your brand

The internet, and more specifically, social media sites such as Facebook and Twitter, have brought everyone's attention to just how powerful the viral spread of a WOM-generated message can be across the digital landscape. Marketing viral - buzz, viral buzz, seeding et marketing d'influence : générer du trafic et des liens entrants. Publier et diffuser son contenu web a pour objectif de gagner en visibilité.

Marketing viral - buzz, viral buzz, seeding et marketing d'influence : générer du trafic et des liens entrants

Le bouche-à-oreille, grande source d'influence pour le consommateur belge. 5 surprising things about word of mouth marketing. Word of mouth Archives. Brand & Content Guru Blog. Consumer Trust in Online, Social and Mobile Advertising Grows. Word of Mouth Still Most Trusted Resource Says Nielsen; Implications for Social Commerce. Nielsen’s latest Global Trust in Advertising report repeats findings from previous years – people don’t trust advertising, at least not as much as they trust recommendations from friends and consumer opinions expressed online.

Word of Mouth Still Most Trusted Resource Says Nielsen; Implications for Social Commerce

According to the report, which surveyed more than 28,000 Internet respondents in 56 countries, 92 percent of consumers say they trust recommendations from friends and family above all other forms of advertising – an increase of 18 percent since 2007. Online consumer reviews rank as the second most trusted source, with 70 percent of global consumers surveyed online indicating they trust messages on this platform, an increase of 15 percent in four years.

Ranking third, fourth and fifth are editorial content (58%), branded websites (58%), and opt-in emails (50%) respectively. Traditional forms of advertising using media such as television, print and radio rank lower, and have seen a significant drop – as much as 24% – since 2009. Thesis presentation: Influencing & measuring word of mouth on Twitter. Word of Mouth Marketing: When a Human Phenomenon Goes Business. People have always talked about their experiences, emotions, needs and also products, services and brands.

Word of Mouth Marketing: When a Human Phenomenon Goes Business

Measuring Offline Vs. Online Word-of-Mouth Marketing. The now commonly held notion that social media-related marketing is a requirement for business success may not carry as much water as once thought.

Measuring Offline Vs. Online Word-of-Mouth Marketing

Despite all the technological advances in recent years, especially in the realm of social media, a recent study suggests that the vast majority of public discussion about products, brands and services occur in everyday word-of-mouth encounters with others, not online. A yearlong study from the New Brunswick, N.J. -based research firm the Keller Fay Group, which included more than 32,000 participants, found that 91 percent of respondents' information about brands came as a result of face-to-face conversations or over the phone.

Just seven percent of word-of-mouth conversations about brands occurs online. Your customer or potential buyer needs a reason to engage, a reason to care and a reason to tell others about your brand. Drive real-world conversation. Other findings in the study include: Word of Mouth Marketing: Five Tips to Generate it for Your Business. We all know that economic times are tough.

Word of Mouth Marketing: Five Tips to Generate it for Your Business

I always suggest that businesses don't pull their marketing budget. Not all businesses listen, unfortunately. That's why I want to share with you a few tips that will help you generate word of mouth marketing for your business. Word-of-Mouth marketing is the most difficult to measure, but it's also the most cost effective, because it costs you nothing. Your customers are the best vehicle for positive word-of-mouth marketing, but how can you get them to talk about you?

Ask them to try your product. If you want consumers to talk about your product, ask them to try and then to tell others about it. Find ways to make your customers feel like company insiders. Involve them, ask their opinion and then listen. Provide a forum for influences to have a conversation on behalf of your brand. Give influencers a forum to share their opinion and feedback.

Provide quality service and treat every customer with respect. Non-Traditional Traditional Marketing: Word of Mouth and Social Media Tips. Why Traditional Marketing Fails Billions are spent each year on marketing campaigns that end up leaving the clients who finance it dissatisfied or, worse yet, broke.

Non-Traditional Traditional Marketing: Word of Mouth and Social Media Tips

A ton of time and resources are spent on pointless brand awareness (this is not saying that all brand awareness is pointless) that doesn’t connect to buying habits of the public, humor for humor’s sake, and even targeting too large an audience and diluting the efforts. We’ve all heard stories of startups who spent millions on Super Bowl TV spots that got a good laugh and initial buzz, but didn’t provide sustainable revenues to support the eventual Chapter 11 superstar. Measuring the Stages of the Cyclic Social Media Marketing Funnel. What’s the payoff?

Measuring the Stages of the Cyclic Social Media Marketing Funnel

The inescapable social media question that makes many squirm and continues to provoke much debate with little answer. There are really two issues here: 1) In order for something to be relevant in business, you must be able to demonstrate a positive, measurable outcome, and 2) the challenge with measuring most marketing endeavors is that they are done in isolation. Let’s take the second issue first … looking for an ROI from social media seems to be artificial. Artificial because social media is about tying together all the synergies of your product/service and company. The technical definition of ROI is (Sales – Investment) / Investment. Communitymanager.blog-observer.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/06/FICHE_DE_LECTURE1.pdf. Www.travelmichigannews.org/mtr/pdf/WOM_Research_Paper.pdf. Fiche de lecture : BUZZ … Le marketing du bouche à oreille. Faites marcher le bouche-à-oreille autour de votre activité. Wom101/wom101.pdf. Faculty.som.yale.edu/dinamayzlin/MktgScience_galley.pdf. "Word of Mouth" study shows Google directly informs 146 million brand conversations a day.

Viral marketing vs spreadable media. Copywriter, l’une des activités les mieux payées du web ! Crédit photo : thehillproductions Aujourd’hui tout le monde veut et peut devenir Copywriter, avec ou sans diplôme ! A l’heure où le Marketing sur le Web francophone poursuit sa lente maturation, le constat sur son évolution au cours des années passées est univoque: l`un de ces piliers, le Copywriting, est très largement ignoré et négligé.