Four Metrics for Measuring Social ROI
JANUARY 25, 2013
The confusion on social ROI might remain the same unless social media professionals stop trying to evaluate their online efforts the same way they measure the success of their other marketing activities. Following are four of those metrics for measuring social media ROI, which we see as of great importance. 1. Social media is all about interactions. Brand Awareness. Crowdsourcing.
The Shocking ROI of Influencer Marketing
Convince & Convert
APRIL 19, 2016
But the ability to calculate true ROI – to assign actual dollars to those clicks and shares – has mostly been limited to e-commerce companies who can successfully close the attribution loop. Influencer Marketing ROI Blows Online Advertising Out of the Water. Influencer Marketing generates as much as 11X banner ad ROI (highlight to tweet, you’ll love it).
5 Reasons Your Social Media ROI Sucks
OCTOBER 23, 2014
Emails are portable and cost less later on, given the need in Facebook to pay to promote your posts to your fans. 2. If you follow my goal-related advice above, your metric is going to be closer to the bottom line than reach or fan growth or post likes. I’d like to see you use cost per lead or lead per impression or revenue or ROI. 3. ————-.
How to Measure CRM ROI for Your Nonprofit
APRIL 6, 2015
But how will you even know your CRM initiative is failing if you aren’t measuring its return on investment (ROI)? What is nonprofit ROI? Measuring ROI is a little more black and white for commercial businesses. This means everything boils down to a simple ratio of net gain over total cost. Calculating CRM investment cost. Added cost integrations.
Understanding Social Media ROI Cycle
NOVEMBER 10, 2011
Tweet On our blog, we have several times written about how to calculate ROI of your social media campaigns. In this post, we will look at ROI on social media with a different perspective, starting from the launch stage of a brand till it becomes matured in the industry. Similar Posts: How to Measure Your Social Media ROI [Infographic]. Stage 1: Launch.
How to Measure Your Social Media ROI [Infographic]
SEPTEMBER 19, 2011
Thus, the calculation of ROI on social media gets calculated accordingly. Facebook Social Media Twitter campaign CMOs Infographic KPI qualitative approach qualitative approach to ROI return on investment return on online investment shool of thought social media costTweet. An important part of social media is about building valuable and sustainable relations.
Social Media ROI: 5 Must-Reads
APRIL 9, 2012
Here are 5 must-reads on social media ROI that we don’t want you to miss. By Debra Donston-Miller As businesses get more sophisticated in their use of social networking, so too are the metrics by which they measure social business ROI. Measure Social Media ROI with Google Analytics Social. ROI: Are Your Social Media Efforts Worth the Money?
What’s the ROI of Social Media Silence?
FEBRUARY 21, 2012
Regardless of the measurement opportunities, we still hear the same questions over and over again, “what’s the ROI of a social media?” What is the ROI of silence? Exactly how does that help increase sales, develop brand awareness, decrease customer service costs or any of the other goals you’ve set forth? ” What’s the ROI of THAT message?
Calculate Your Blogging ROI in 9 Steps
Convince & Convert
JULY 26, 2011
Thus, blogging presents a serious opportunity cost to the company. What do those hours cost the company in salary? What do those hours cost the company in overhead and benefits? Take your monthly salary costs figure ($1405) and multiply it by your company’s standard overhead calculation. The total labor cost for your blog per month is $2037 ($1405 + $632). D.
Facebook Ads: 9 Factors That Impact Cost Per Conversion
MAY 20, 2015
And by “results,” note that I’m focusing on Cost Per Conversion. Your focus is on the cost per desired action. There are nine main factors that impact the cost per conversion of Facebook ads… Click To Tweet. 1. As competition goes up, the cost to reach people in that placement increases. As competition goes down, so does the cost. Product.
The Real ROI of Social Media is Revenue
NOVEMBER 14, 2015
ROI or Return on Investment is the calculation of time, money and resources against what you gain in return. In marketing we want to see 4X to 5X ROI on a campaign, if we could hit 10X then it was a home run. Return on investment ( ROI ) is the benefit to the investor resulting from an investment of some resource. ” when he was responding to social ROI. Full stop.
Social Media ROI’s Missing Ingredient
Convince & Convert
DECEMBER 10, 2014
We spend almost no time figuring out how much does it actually cost us to do these things in social media? You cannot figure out ROI without first knowing the “I.” How to Quickly Figure Out Your Social Media Costs and Get Closer to Social Media ROI. Let’s say that costs your organization an average of $4,000 per month. Now You Know Your Costs.
Not Tracking Social Media ROI is Your Fault
Convince & Convert
JULY 29, 2012
Last week, Susan Etlinger from Altimeter Group published the Social Media ROI Cookbook. click here to view and download the Social Media ROI Cookbook on Slideshare). If you’re looking to place blame for why you can’t measure social media ROI in your company, grab a mirror. Track Social Media ROI by Giving Customers Trackable Assignments. ” white paper.
27 Writing Mistakes that Are Costing You Clients and Cash
MAY 14, 2014
have less ROI. The post 27 Writing Mistakes that Are Costing You Clients and Cash appeared first on Inbound & Content Marketing Hub. Forget about all your blog marketing and traffic generation efforts. In short, these careless errors (that pretty much all new bloggers make) could be a major obstacle in your efforts to scale your business online. 1. Typos. You should. Long Words.
20 Ways to Generate ROI from a Corporate Blog
MAY 10, 2011
The “ROI of social media (or lack thereof) is a hot, and still hotly contested, topic. summarized arguments from both sides a few months ago in The Social Media ROI Debate. More recently, numerous writers including Olivier Blanchard , Neil Glassman and Mark Schaefer have tried to make the case that social media ROI is real, can be measured, and must be measured.
ROI and Social CRM Use Case 1: Using LinkedIn for Member Recruitment
OCTOBER 11, 2011
Our (SocialFish) definition of Social CRM is “ the discipline of applying social media to membership management “, and the 12 use cases in our white paper, ROI and the Impact of Social CRM , show this in action. In ALL cases, you should be building your community on social media sites before you even think about ROI. ROI = low-cost, high-quality leads.
26 Blogging Mistakes That Are Costing You Time, Money, and Credibility
JANUARY 24, 2016
The amount of effort you put in especially in the beginning is directly proportional to your ROI. Those costs add up. Do you know which of the above gives you more ROI? It doesn’t mean guest posting is bad or produces poor ROI. Don’t waste time doing stuff you’re just not good at or stuff that bring you low ROI. You’re slaving at your blog.
5 things to measure in social media ROI
NOVEMBER 1, 2011
As evidenced by this video created by the Unmarketing Team of Scott Stratton, which tickled the funny bone of lots of social media peeps last week: Social Media ROI by UnMarketing. Social Media Metrics and ROI for You. What we can measure for social media ROI. While its still a relative bargin, social media can also drive traffic to a website without the same costs associated.
How to Measure Your Facebook Ad ROI
The Social Media Incubator
JULY 10, 2013
What neither of these scenarios take into account is the cost of your campaign – what you spent to attract those sales. To figure ROI on your Facebook advertising, you need to calculate your cost per desired action. Let’s say those 1,000 ad views in both scenarios above cost you $100. They’re not. Conversions = leads or sales.
The 3-Pronged Facebook Advertising Strategy That Cut Lead Costs by 80%
MARCH 19, 2015
The campaign was costing them roughly $17 to acquire a new lead – which in this space was considered fairly good. Here’s how it looked: At a cost per lead of $19.07…that The first segment of the campaign ran for about three weeks, and although lead and sales objectives were being met, we knew Facebook was building data that we could then use to lower the lead costs even more.
The Social Media ROI Debate
AUGUST 23, 2010
Can social media costs be justified on the P&L, so that as belts get ever tighter in this stagnant economy, these projects and tasks can be spared the budget axe? You wouldn’t buy a new machine tool or enterprise software application without an ROI analysis, so why should social media be any different? Is social media ROI measurable? Social Media ROI — No.
Measuring Social Media ROI
JANUARY 15, 2013
Another year of measuring social media ROI. I’ve kicked off a couple with some easy to use, downloadable templates for strategy and KPI. Because first, we should dispel some myths about measuring social media ROI. If you hope to measure ROI, you must first have an investment. All of those things will cost you either in terms of money or time. Stay Akamai: Phew!
Olivier Blanchard owes me a highlighter, Social Media ROI Review
Josh S Peters
JUNE 15, 2011
With his book, Social Media ROI (aff), Olivier Blanchard makes the case for social media a sa company wide initiative and then follows up that case with examples, case studies, frameworks, and measurement tips. It truly is the best book out there on the subject, and it’s not even 100% about ROI. In In fact ROI is only covered in a few pages at the end of the book.
Should Advertising Cost Less?
APRIL 24, 2014
Shouldn''t the cost of advertising go down? As you get better at it, as your testing and learning, you are able to lower your cost per acquisition and get laser-focused on what works and how to optimize it. We expect marketing spending to come in below prior-year levels due to productivity movements in marketing and advertising costs." What if marketers looked at it this way: as a brand finds it place in this new world, the cost of advertising should decline. marketing roi. That "value" is subjective (at best). Perceived value, if you will.
What's Your Social ROI ?
APRIL 20, 2012
In the "old days' advertising was judged on the cost of impressions , but in social marketing. Haven't we moved from cost of impressions. So it is not about the cost of creating those impressions that you should measure. Social Business cost of impressions social marketing revenue from impression advertising brand social businessI have been reading about the concept of return on influence - clue to new show coming up! It hasgot me thinking about the measurement of impressions. believe that has now changed.how? REVENUE FROM IMPRESSION.
Measuring Social Media ROI
DECEMBER 21, 2009
pamorama marketing, life, social media Home About Bookshelf Links Contact Measuring Social Media ROI by Pam Dyer on December 21, 2009 Share Companies and brands are finally beginning to fully embrace social media. But many companies don’t have the faintest idea about where to begin when it comes to measuring the ROI of their social media campaigns and strategies. link] Urs E.
Is Our Addiction to ROI Killing Social Media?
Convince & Convert
SEPTEMBER 30, 2010
In that workshop, we discussed social media ROI realities. Our mutual friend has apparently emphasized the importance of well defined, realistic, ROI. He was right, none of the proposals had included specific ROI objectives. Social Media ROI is Always Doable. Let’s take a customer service activity, how do I *directly* measure the ROI of helping a customer?
What’s the ROI of Training Rides?
MAY 2, 2011
ROI (a.k.a. They might also ask slightly less obvious questions like, “Have I met new suppliers who reduce my costs, via this Facebook community I am building?”. In both cases, if our “busy entrepreneur” could show a causal relationship between Facebook activity and driving sales, reducing costs, or both, she’d be on the way to figuring out the partial ROI of her Facebook activities.
Tweeting of purchases is a plug that money can’t buy – Social Media ROI Monetization
MAY 6, 2013
The customer is effectively signing up the next customer at zero cost. digital economy Monetization Money Online Communities press social media social networks The Australian donations Facebook Fundraising group buying laurel papworth ROI Twitter How much is a a Tweet worth, in dollar terms? How about a customer sharing a purchase on Facebook – can that make you money?
Proving Value vs ROI in PR
DECEMBER 2, 2013
His panel was about measurement, proving value and ROI. The areas where PR can show ROI are: Revenue generation – One example is Rosetta Stone’s discovery of the over-50 market and their partnership with AARP. Avoiding or cutting costs in areas like R&D, customer service, support and advertising. 2014 will see more emphasis on reporting PR results. PR Actions.
Enterprises Struggle To Measure Social Media ROI
JUNE 5, 2011
According to a Hypatia Research report, “Benchmarking Social Community Platform Investments & ROI, only 40% of companies measure social media performance on a quarterly or annual basis, while almost 13% or the organizations surveyed do not measure ROI from social media at all, and another 18% said they do so only on an ad hoc basis. And I would agree with that.
How to Use AIDA, ROI and KISS to Boost Your Sales
AUGUST 27, 2012
AIDA, ROI and KISS were first coined by advertisers and an engineer but have since been applied to the online marketing industry. Despite the debate, AIDA, ROI and KISS provide copywriters with valuable checklists, all of which ensure your copy is well written for maximum consumer engagement and ultimately, conversion. ROI is an acronym you may associate with Return on Investment.
Business Blogging ROI in 3 Steps: Keep It Simple
OCTOBER 14, 2013
Measuring the ROI of your business blogging can be difficult at times because of all the factors that come into play. This is what ROI stands for: Return on Investment… not Return on Influence or Return on Interaction or any other distraction. If you were to buy website visitors from some other place – they’d cost you money. ROI = (300 – 250)/250 = 20%. 2. Measure Leads.
UMASS Dartmouth Study Shows Social Media Reduces Recruiting Costs for Higher Ed
AUGUST 6, 2012
Last week, my mother-in-law emailed me a link to a press release on Social Media ROI for institutions of higher education from the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth Center for Marketing Research. Below are some additional statistics that I found interesting: Social media has reduced traditional marketing costs: 33% reduction on print advertising. social media Social media in higher education Social Media ROI Umass Dartmouthgave it a quick read and decided to check it out in more detail over the weekend. 24% reduction in newspaper ads. 17% less in radio/TV ads.
Improving Marketing ROI – 3 Top Tips
DECEMBER 19, 2012
An online marketing strategy should never stop evolving and improving if it is to remain cost effective and successful. This is useful but to significantly improve ROI you would need to create a set of requirements to measure and analyse your results with by making use of advanced call tracking software as well as other detailed analytics software. Improving ROI is a linear process and cannot be achieved overnight. To get you started, here are 3 tips for you to consider when looking to improve your online marketing activity. Tip 1: forecast alternative solutions. Marketin
Social media metrics: why, what and how to measure according to Jim Sterne
Social Email Marketing
JUNE 26, 2011
Social media management Social media metrics and measurement Social media ROI blogging bookmarking consumer-generated content customer satisfaction David Berkowitz Delicious Digg Facebook Flickr Forums and message boards Jim Sterne key performance indicator KPI LinkedIn lower costs Marketers Studio marketing mix media sharing micro-blogging Ning raise revenue roi sentiment social media marketing Social Media Metrics social networks StumbleUpon YouTubeIn his book ‘Social Media Metrics’, Jim Sterne says: “The Internet has always been a social medium”.
The Missing Link Between Media and Marketing
Buzz Marketing for Technology
MAY 28, 2014
Disconnected and unable to adequately track and optimize media spend, marketing organizations struggle with lead velocity, mixed data quality and a lack of ability to attribute results back to the source or measure ROI. Validate prospect information in order to inject quality, actionable data, and thereby increase lead velocity and lower media costs.
Is Your Content ROI Really Untrackable?
JANUARY 30, 2013
We have all heard about the traditional advertising campaign that cost thousands and makes almost no impact on sales or turnover. An effective content strategy can cost as little as the time it takes to create. Here we take a look at some tips for content measurement and examine if tracking ROI is actually possible. So … is content marketing ROI trackable? You should!
Content Marketing: How to Measure Its Effectiveness [Infographic]
AUGUST 24, 2013
Acquisition costs for user, leads, and sales. Analytics Content Marketing Infographics Metrics ROI Social Media Content marketing Content marketing metrics can be confusing and preoccupy your time, so start by selecting a just a few fundamentals to measure. Content marketing is key in today’s marketplace — it is the intersection of awareness and lead generation. Likes.
3 Marketing Metrics for Savvy Content Marketers
Convince & Convert
SEPTEMBER 28, 2015
While conversions are how you determine your overall revenue, your ROI determines how profitable your marketing strategy truly is. Your ROI is the way you see if your overall business plan is actually functioning. In In its simplest terms, ROI is what you have left after you subtract the total expenses from your total revenue. In this case, you break even when it comes to ROI.
33 (of the) Best Social Media Guides, Tips and Resoures of 2012 So Far
AUGUST 28, 2012
How do we demonstrate the ROI of social efforts? Social Media Metrics and ROI. 101 Examples of Social Business ROI by Dachis Group. The Real Secret To The ROI Of Social Media by Social Media Today. Koka Sexton explains why “The real ROI of social media is the moment you realize that you can’t stop the spreading of your content even if you tried. Get a dog.
High-ROI Content, Streamlining Processes, and Other Content Marketing News
JULY 26, 2013
To inspire you to action, we’ve curated 5 of the brightest content marketing stories of the week: Create High-ROI Video Content Marketing With Google+ Hangouts on Air. For many companies, cost and lack of access to high-quality video production are barriers to visual content creation. For more fresh ideas, dive into Visual Content Marketing Insights from 13 Genius Thought Leaders.
New Research: Content Marketing vs Native Advertising
Small Business Mavericks
MAY 6, 2015
The Reach, Engagement, and ROI of Content Marketing vs Native Advertising is the subject of new research just given to us on Moz. Researchers took a data-driven approach, comparing the efficacy of native advertising to content marketing. A lot of data was gathered from over 30 different content marketing agencies and cost data from about 600 digital publishers. Studies like this new research give us a perspective on the changing reach, engagement, and ROI of what is currently in use. Market Research content marketing native advertising new research research roi