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La recommandation de produits sur les médias sociaux : crédible ou pas? 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. 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. But how effective is online WoM in actual fact? Keller Fay recently conducted research and surprisingly found that only 5% of brand-related conversations take place online through social media, while 93% took place offline (which includes 11% of phone conversations). 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. The explosion of social networks and consumer-generated media over the last few years continues to have a significant impact on advertising as consumers’ reliance on word-of-mouth in the decision-making process – either from people they know or online consumers they don’t – has increased significantly.

Consumer Trust in Online, Social and Mobile Advertising Grows

According to Nielsen’s latest Global Trust in Advertising report, which surveyed more than 28,000 Internet respondents in 56 countries, 92 percent of consumers around the world say they trust earned media, such as recommendations from friends and family, above all other forms of advertising—an increase of 18 percent since 2007.

Online consumer reviews are the second most trusted source of brand information and messaging, with 70 percent of global consumers surveyed online indicating they trust messages on this platform, an increase of 15 percent in four years. 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. 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

Word of mouth is an old and human phenomenon. With the arrival of interactive and social media the patterns, role and impact of word of mouth have changed. These changes affected the ways businesses can leverage the power of word of mouth for marketing purposes and, vice versa, the impact of word of mouth on businesses. However, the rules of word of mouth marketing have changed and evolved and they continue to evolve. So, word of mouth is a natural phenomenon that occurs and is as old as human communication and trade. 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. 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?

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.

Good marketing today is non-traditional marketing, with steps to measure marketing agencies and partners, leverage and create word of mouth marketing opportunities, and tapping traditional tactics as well as the new social media marketing of Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and others. 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. Over the last couple of years groups such as the MIT Convergence Culture Consortium have recommended replacing the use of the term ‘viral marketing’ with ‘spreadable media’.

Viral marketing vs spreadable media

The main argument is that the viral metaphor has been stretched to try and explain any situation in which marketing content becomes popular and widely spread by an audience. The proponents of this view suggest “spreadable media” should be an alternative model for understanding how content is shared, and marketing videos and the like should be thought of not as a means of infecting audiences but rather as material that audiences can spread for their own purposes. Copywriter, l’une des activités les mieux payées du web !