10 Examples of Social Media ROI [Infographic]

Pamorama

Does social media drive ROI? Best practices for measurement are still evolving, and even though brands are committing an increasing percentage of their budgets to social channels, many are still skeptical about its value and return on investment (ROI). Social Media ROI: 10 Examples.

Making Social Media An ROI Positive Channel For B2B Businesses

The Realtime Report

Making Social Media An ROI Positive Channel For B2B Businesses By Jingcong Zhao. Yet, 61% of marketers claim measuring ROI is a top challenge. Most B2B marketers are still using a social media playbook developed by B2C companies.

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The ROI of Knowing Your Social ROI

Simply Measured

“Social ROI” is the buzz term on every social marketer’s lips these days, but what does it actually mean, and why is it important? In other words, what’s the ROI of knowing your social ROI? The truth is, ROI = impact. Here’s why you should know your social ROI.

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Four Metrics for Measuring Social ROI

Mindjumpers

But is the quantity of data a strong enough KPI/metric to justify the time and resources companies dedicate to their social media efforts? Following are four of those metrics for measuring social media ROI, which we see as of great importance. Social media is all about interactions.

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Ultimate Guide to Measuring Social Media ROI

Sprout Social

Social media ROI is one of the most heavily debated topics in the online marketing world. In a survey from Convince & Convert , 41% of companies said they had no idea whether or not their social media efforts were actually paying off. What Is Social Media ROI?

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The ROI Of Social Media [Infographic]

Firebelly

We like to compare it to the ROI of a your mother because it’s almost impossible to put a value on everything she has done for you throughout your life. It also shows that companies are increasing social media plans and budgets. “What’s my return on investment?”

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How to Calculate the ROI of Social Media Marketing [Infographic]

Webbiquity SMM

So much of social media is on the fly—a response rather than a plan—that it can become a slippery planning slope for companies, especially those that are understaffed. There remains some debate about whether social media ROI can be measured.

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“Digitally Mature” Companies Make More Money

The Realtime Report

How about this one: according to a new study by Capgemini Consulting and the MIT Center for Digital Business, companies that are “digitally mature” generate more revenue, are more profitable and achieve higher market valuations. What Makes a Company Digitally Mature?

Only 17% Of Businesses Measure Social Media ROI; 12% Have A Realtime Analytics Solution

The Realtime Report

And, as we’ve seen too often before, only a small percentage (17%) currently measure social media ROI. What’s new is that most companies also don’t understand the concept of realtime analytics and have a strategy for investing in the tools to support it.

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5 Reasons Your Social Media ROI Sucks

SocialFish

I’d like to see you use cost per lead or lead per impression or revenue or ROI. The post 5 Reasons Your Social Media ROI Sucks appeared first on SocialFish. This post by Brian Carter is so awesome, I’m reposting it here in its entirety with permission.

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Social Media ROI: Mythic or Measurable? Six Experts Weigh In

Webbiquity SMM

Does social media marketing produce measurable ROI—and if so, how does one measure it? You can’t calculate ROI from social media… Analyze This: A Social Media Measurement Process by FeedBlitz. Are brands moving away from trying to quantify the ROI of social media marketing?

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What’s the ROI of your culture?

SocialFish

Most companies don’t meet these standards. The companies we studied shot out in front by strengthening four key capacities that make sense in today’s world: digital, clear, fluid, and fast. Culture That Works Featured Nimble Nonprofit Social CRM and ROI

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How to Amplify Your Content ROI

Convince & Convert

Statistics show that 71 percent of B2B companies use content for lead generation. Here’s what you can do to make your content effective at delivering ROI. When your blog fails , how can you deliver ROI from your content? These digital days, content has taken on a new meaning.

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What’s the ROI of Social Media Silence?

Akamai Marketing

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? At the very least, most companies should be at the “listening” phase right now.

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The Shocking ROI of Influencer Marketing

Convince & Convert

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.

Understanding Social Media ROI Cycle

Mindjumpers

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.

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How Does Social Listening Change the Way You Do Business (and Create ROI)?

Buzz Marketing for Technology

This week I moderated another Social Media Today webinar as part of their Best Thinker webinar series, this time on the topic of How Does Social Listening Change the Way You Do Business (and Create ROI)? We discussed a ton of ideas on how to capture ROI or create impact using social media!

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How CMOs Can Prove the ROI of Tech Investments

Convince & Convert

Validating the increase in spending on marketing technology, such as marketing automation and social media management, will require an even more specific understanding of each tool’s ROI. Here are a few metrics the CMO must understand and track in order to prove the ROI of their investments.

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Calculate Your Blogging ROI in 9 Steps

Convince & Convert

Creating and sustaining a good blog for yourself or your company is a highly labor-intensive proposition. The people (maybe you) working on the blog could be doing something else that helps the company make money, save money, or both. What do those hours cost the company in salary?

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6 Accidental Ways Companies Kill Innovation

Convince & Convert

Companies pursue innovation with the best of intentions. The company wants to evolve; the company needs to evolve. But, well, then the company starts acting like a company again. The company returns to its status quo. Don’t let your company be an idea killer.

Not Tracking Social Media ROI is Your Fault

Convince & Convert

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.

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Measuring Social Media ROI | Small Business Mavericks

Small Business Mavericks

» Measuring Social Media ROI Neil Glassman has a great article at Social Times titled “10 Measures Of Social Media ROI For Your Brand.&# Customer Support – There are some companies doing this very well. About Us What’s a Maverick?

20 Ways to Generate ROI from a Corporate Blog

Webbiquity SMM

The “ROI of social media&# (or lack thereof) is a hot, and still hotly contested, topic. I summarized arguments from both sides a few months ago in The Social Media ROI Debate. Highlight your company’s community involvement.

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Social Media: The ROI of Marketing Engagement

Koka Sexton

There are many articles on the ROI of social media. Many of them talk about the ROI of social media not being revenue but more about extending marketing reach and connecting with prospects and customers. One I read recently was called Tackling the Question of Social Media ROI: Change Your Goals. It was probably one of the better explanations of social media ROI I have read but I wanted to add some of my own thought about it. The Real ROI of Social Media.

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5 things to measure in social media ROI

Akamai Marketing

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.

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Olivier Blanchard owes me a highlighter, Social Media ROI Review

Josh S Peters

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. In fact ROI is only covered in a few pages at the end of the book.

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It’s only ROI, but I like it: 3 ways to increase ROI from social media

Audiense

Here are three inspired ways to drive up ROI from social by being smarter: two ways that will make a difference to the social metrics and one to make a difference to a different, far more important number. And the driving-up of ROI from using knowledge acquired socially across the business?

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UTM Tracking: The Major Key of Social ROI

Sprout Social

Using UTM tracking is a cornerstone of content analysis and it’s one of the few ways to legitimately prove the ever elusive ROI of social media. Taking on an advocacy marketing venture can be an overwhelming ask for a company, a community manager or for the community.

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Social Media ROI’s Missing Ingredient

Convince & Convert

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. What’s the Next Step in Tracking Social Media ROI? (watch video to see my son artistically photo bomb me).

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How to Explain Social ROI to C-Suite

Talkwalker SM

Social ROI is a hot topic of discussion for all companies involved in social media. Before social even comes into play it’s important to understand exactly how social fits your company’s overall marketing and sales strategy.

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How to Measure Your Facebook ROI

Sprout Social

But unless you’re tracking what you’re doing, how much money you’re spending and what results you’re getting, it’s difficult to determine whether or not your Facebook ROI is actually working. The problem with Facebook ROI is it’s different from traditional online marketing. times ROI.

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Bourbon, “Engagement”, ROI, & Transparency – The Kyle Lacy Interview

Firebelly

He’s a serial entrepreneur, a leading voice on social marketing, and now working for one of the biggest email companies in the world. You’re going to love his candor as we talked about being “engaged”, transparency, ROI and whole helluva lot more.

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The Real ROI of Social Media is Revenue

Koka Sexton

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. A high ROI means the investment gains compare favorably to investment cost.

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Measuring Social Media ROI

Akamai Marketing

Another year of measuring social media ROI. Because first, we should dispel some myths about measuring social media ROI. I’m an advocate for social media ROI, but before we can measure social media ROI, we have to kick these myths to the curb. Stay Akamai: Phew!

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What's the R.O.I.? A Framework for Social Analytics

www.briansolis.com

Brian Solis Home Articles Business – Marketing New Communications Social Media Speaking Books Appearances About What’s the R.O.I.? While the question of “what’s the R.O.I. So, when it comes to R.O.I. The same is true for R.O.I. What’s the R.O.I.?

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Social Media ROI and CEOs – Affecting the $$$ Bottom Line

Laurel Papworth

Tell your CEO to get a basic understanding of ROI in online community discussions and activities or pay the price. 50 Cent spent the weekend on Twitter pimping a company called H&H Imports; according to the SEC, he owns 30 million shares of the firm.

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Analyze Page Performance With the New LinkedIn Company Pages Report

Sprout Social

As an official LinkedIn® Certified Company Page Partner, analytics are a key component of Sprout’s integration. We’re excited to announce that we’ve added the LinkedIn® Company Pages Report to our suite of network reports.

Measuring Social Media ROI & Goal Conversions with Google Analytics 5

unbounce.com

Since the new version is closing in, I thought I would cover the new setup features of your Google Analytics for social media ROI measurement. Have you found it an adequate way of explaining social media ROI to clients?

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What’s the ROI of Laughter?

Convince & Convert

Hassan has created branded content using the Onion’s satirical voice for companies such as Intel, Progressive Insurance, and eBay. Branding Voices and Choices.

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Why ROI Will Never Die

Geoff Livingston

This post celebrates the release of two books, Katie Delahaye Paine ‘s Measure What Matters and Olivier Blanchard ‘s Social Media ROI. Zoetica is giving away five free copies of each book today to the first 10 people who answer the question “Why will ROI never die?&#

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