The Definitive Guide to Creating Strategic, Targeted, and Measurable Online Campaigns
Author: Ian Dodson
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Category: Business & Economics
"The Digital Marketing Playbook is based off the Digital Marketing Institute's introductory program and provides an innovative methodology for implementing digital marketing. The principle behind the book can best be summed up as "Start with the customer and work backwards". Digital marketing fundamentally is the story of the empowered consumer. The evolution of the Internet is not about brands like Google or Facebook or Apple, it's actually about the evolution of consumer control over their choices and their existence. So the impact or effectiveness of any digital marketing campaign is only as good as the extent to which it takes into account and bases its activities on an empowered digital consumer. The Digital Marketing Playbook provides a structured, implementable, iterative framework that teaches people how to implement and manage digital marketing. It's based on a three-step process called the 3i Principles: Initiate, Iterate, and Integrate. - INITIATE: A digital campaign is only as strong as the time you spend interacting with the customer to find out what they want, where they are online, and how they like to be engaged with. - ITERATE: The digital model turns traditional marketing models on their head. Most traditional campaigns adopt a big bang approach that require a front loading of investment and resources. Digital marketing is an iterative, ongoing, always improving process based on customer interactions and outcomes. - INTEGRATE: The third and crucial step in the process is about how it is crucial to integrate digital activities across various channels and also the means by which they are integrated with traditional marketing channels"--
Does your digital marketing pack a punch? Written with the marketer's best interests in mind, this friendly, down-to-earth guide shows you how to use proven digital marketing strategies and tactics to expand the reach of your brand, increase audience engagement, and acquire and monetize customers. From current best practices in SEO and SEM to the latest ways to effectively use content marketing and influencer marketing—and everything in between—Digital Marketing For Dummies helps you get the most out of all your digital marketing efforts. What worked in digital marketing just a few years ago is quickly losing relevance as electronic platforms—and the people who use them—continue to evolve. So how do you keep afloat in this fast-paced and ultra-competitive environment? Don't sweat it! Digital Marketing For Dummies takes the guesswork out of marketing in the digital age, offering the latest tips and techniques for utilizing technology to get your product or services out to the masses. Whether you're looking to craft a killer campaign from scratch or just want to beef up your social media presence, you'll find everything you need to meet your business goals—and boost your bottom line. Develop an individually tailored digital marketing campaign Offer an effective lead magnet to convert visitors Keep your audience invested in your brand, products, and services Create a return path with frequent and strategic communication with your customers If you're ready to benefit from the latest and greatest digital marketing has to offer, this no-nonsense guide sets you up for success.
Technology has forever changed the way that businesses engage with customers, and has changed the role of marketing significantly. Across 27 chapters, this textbook provides a complete introduction to the background of digital marketing, particularly the ways in which customers use digital media, and how technology can be used to fulfil the three key goals of digital marketing:effectively engaging with customers, selling to customers and using the power of networks to make connections with customers.
Marketing Strategies for Engaging the Digital Generation
Author: Damian Ryan
Publisher: Kogan Page Publishers
Category: Business & Economics
The world of digital media is changing at a phenomenal pace. Constantly evolving technologies are transforming not just how we access our information but how we interact and communicate with one another on a global scale. Understanding Digital Marketing is a practical, no-nonsense guide to web-marketing, the rules of new media and researching the new generation of digital consumers. Clear, informative and entertaining, it covers key topics such as search marketing, social media, Google, mobile marketing, affiliate marketing, email marketing, performance marketing, customer engagement and digital marketing strategies. One of the best-selling books in the industry, this fourth edition of Understanding Digital Marketing has been thoroughly revised with more information, fresh examples and case studies, and the latest developments in the industry. Complete with in-depth insider accounts of digital marketing successes from internationally recognised brands and digital marketing campaigns, it is essential reading for both practitioners and students alike.
Distill Maximum Value from Your Digital Data! Do It Now! Why hasn’t all that data delivered a whopping competitive advantage? Because you’ve barely begun to use it, that’s why! Good news: neither have your competitors. It’s hard! But digital marketing analytics is 100% doable, it offers colossal opportunities, and all of the data is accessible to you. Chuck Hemann and Ken Burbary will help you chop the problem down to size, solve every piece of the puzzle, and integrate a virtually frictionless system for moving from data to decision, action to results! Scope it out, pick your tools, learn to listen, get the metrics right, and then distill your digital data for maximum value for everything from R&D to customer service to social media marketing! Prioritize—because you can’t measure and analyze everything Use analysis to craft experiences that profoundly reflect each customer’s needs, expectations, and behaviors Measure real digital media ROI: sales, leads, and customer satisfaction Track the performance of all paid, earned, and owned digital channels Leverage digital data way beyond PR and marketing: for strategic planning, product development, and HR Start optimizing digital content in real time Implement advanced tools, processes, and algorithms for accurately measuring influence Make the most of surveys, focus groups, and offline research synergies Focus new marketing investments where they’ll deliver the most value • Identify and understand your most important audiences across the digital ecosystem “Chuck and Ken lead marketers clearly and efficiently through the minefield of digital marketing measurement. And they do so with a lightness of touch and absence of jargon so rare in this overhyped, much-misunderstood ecosystem.” —Sam Knowles, Founder & MD of Insight Agents; author of Narrative by Numbers: How to Tell Powerful & Purposeful Stories with Data
Global Strategies from the World's Leading Experts
Author: Yoram (Jerry) Wind,Vijay Mahajan
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Category: Business & Economics
The first in a series of books from Wharton's prestigious SEI Center, managed by Professor Jerry Wind, this reference focuses on marketing strategies, methods, and cases used specifically for e-commerce businesses operating globally. It includes contributed chapters from leading thinkers from top U.S. business schools including Wharton, the University of Texas, Columbia, Harvard, Northwestern, University of Michigan, Duke, and MIT. Many of the contributors, in addition to teaching MBA and Executive Education seminars, also consult to major corporations around the world.
As in the previous editions of this book, whilst strategic issues are included where appropriate, by concentrating on the operational and functional aspects of this dynamic subject, Digital Marketing: A Practical Approach provides a step-by-step guide to implementing the key aspects of online marketing. Similarly, although primarily aimed at an academic market, the practical – rather than purely theoretical – nature of the book means that it will be equally useful in both training and self-learning scenarios. After reading this book - and completing the exercises within it - the reader will be equipped to undertake any digital marketing role within a variety of organizations. The practical case-study exercises - based on theory and recognized good practice - will ensure that readers will be able to analyse situations within the work place, identify the most appropriate course of action and implement the strategies and tactics that will help the organization meet its online objectives. A key aspect to this digital marketing book is the use of a number of bespoke case studies that are designed to make clear how the impact of each online application varies between organizations and markets. For each section of every chapter there is a case study question that is pertinent to that subject - though readers are welcome to switch case studies for each question if they so wish, or even substitute their own organization. This makes the book an excellent text for work-based learning programmes such as Degree Apprenticeships. As the subject has evolved in recent years, so too has the structure of the third edition of this book. The book is now in two distinct parts. Part I considers the environment in which digital marketing is practised, digital buyer behaviour and has a chapter that includes sections covering strategic digital issues such as content marketing, attribution, influencers and digital marketing objectives. Part II replicates the successful structure of the first two editions of the book by having chapters devoted to the key elements of operational digital marketing. Essential updates made necessary by both technology and consumer behaviour are made to all elements, but specifically to programmatic advertising and marketing on social media. There is also the addition of a chapter devoted to e-metrics and online analytics. Online support and subject updates that both compliment and enhance each chapter’s content can be found on the author’s website at AlanCharlesworth.com/DigitalMarketing.
Integrating Strategy and Tactics with Values, A Guidebook for Executives, Managers, and Students
Author: Ira Kaufman,Chris Horton
Category: Business & Economics
Digital Marketing: Integrating Strategy and Tactics with Values is an easy-to-understand guidebook that draws on the latest digital tactics and strategic insights to help organizations generate sustainable growth through digital integration. It provides a roadmap to adopt a digital mindset, incorporate digital trends strategically, and integrate the most effective digital tactics and tools with core values to achieve competitive advantage. Bringing the reader through its five-step Path to Digital Integration (Mindset, Model, Strategy, Implementation, and Sustainability), Digital Marketing seeks to Outline the key drivers of change and leading digital marketing trends executives need to understand and incorporate to drive business opportunity. Evaluate the digital channels and technologies management teams can leverage to execute a successful Integrated Digital Marketing strategy. This includes insight into the latest digital tactics (website, social, mobile, search, content, and email marketing; data analytics) and social tools (Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, LinkedIn, Instagram, Pinterest, and Google Plus). Discover the impact of digital transformation on the organization, from the effect of digital tactics on the customer experience (CX) to the value of integrating internal digital strategies to facilitate collaboration and innovation. Guide aspiring leaders on how to combine core values and business goals with progressive digital strategies, tactics, and tools to generate sustainable outcomes for all stakeholders. This interactive guidebook provides a truly Connected Digital Experience (CDE): the Zappar augmented reality mobile app allows the reader to activate the "Discover More" and "Play Video" icons found throughout the book, instantly connecting the reader, via their mobile device, to additional content housed on our companion website, Digital Marketing Resource Center (www.dmresourcecenter.org). "Play Video" icons incorporate point-in-time video commenting solution Vusay to enable interactive social conversations around each video. Digital Marketing is the ideal guide for aspiring leaders – executives, instructors, owners, entrepreneurs, managers, students – at all stages of digital literacy. To request access to the resources in the Digital Marketing Resources Center, please contact Ira Kaufman at [email protected]
In this age of marketing complexity, some marketers have risen above the fray and are accelerating the results of their digital marketing campaigns. They have a complete view of the market and their place in it, and have developed strategies and plans that work. They are not confused at all about the types of campaigns that are available, and they have complete confidence in the ads, messages, offers, and content they are producing. Most marketers, however, don’t live life this way. They struggle with their campaigns and live in a perpetual state of confusion, wishful thinking, and risk-taking. Along with their professional frustrations, they experience negative emotions and are never totally happy with their work. Digital Marketing in the Zone breaks through the clutter and provides a clear blueprint to enable marketers to be confident and successful in Digital Marketing.
The modern marketer needs to learn how to employ strategic thinking alongside the use of digital media to deliver measurable and accountable business success. Digital Marketing Strategy covers the essential elements of achieving exactly this by guiding you through every step of creating your perfect digital marketing strategy. It contains analysis of the essential techniques and platforms of digital marketing including social media, content marketing, SEO, user experience, personalization, display advertising and CRM, as well as the broader aspects of implementation including planning, integration with overall company aims and presenting to decision makers. Simon Kingsnorth brings digital marketing strategy to life through best practice case studies, illustrations, checklists and summaries, to give you insightful and practical guidance. Rather than presenting a restrictive 'one size fits all' model, this book gives you the tools to tailor-make your own strategy according to your unique business needs and demonstrates how an integrated and holistic approach to marketing leads to greater success. Digital Marketing Strategy is also supported by a wealth of online resources, including budget and strategy templates, lecture slides and a bonus chapter.
A Step-By-Step Guide to Creating Websites That Sell
Author: Robert W. Bly
Publisher: Entrepreneur Press
Category: Business & Economics
What's Your Website's ROI? Written to help marketers—from the Fortune 1000 to small business owners and solopreneurs—turn their websites from cost centers to profit centers, The Digital Marketing Handbook by legendary copywriting pioneer and marketing expert Robert W. Bly teaches you the proven models and processes for generating a steady stream of traffic, conversions, leads, opt-ins, and sales. Whether you are marketing an online-based business, brick-and-mortar store, or a hybrid business, Bly will teach you how to: Integrate a digital marketing plan with traditional marketing outreach efforts Maximize open rates, click-through rates, conversions, and sales Avoid the most common internet marketing mistakes that cause people to fail online Build a large and responsive opt-in email list Master Google AdWords, Facebook Advertising, and other traffic-generating tactics Drive quality leads to your online and offline storefronts Produce brand awareness and generate leads with Snapchat, Instagram, Periscope, Pinterest, and other social media platforms Design hub sites, landing pages, and "squeeze pages" guaranteed to bring in leads Plus, Bly shares tested direct response methods that can increase your online revenues by 50, 100, and even 200 percent along with an extensive resource section to give your website a competitive edge.
Not long ago, Artificial Intelligence (AI) only existed in the realm of science fiction. Today, it’s a reality and is only growing more prominent each day, spreading across both every imaginable industry and countries around the world. But what is the number one AI modern person interacting with on a daily basis? The Internet. While search engine technology has been around for a few years, page-rank algorithms have been revolutionized by the introduction of AI technologies. Because this trend will continue into the foreseeable future, and become increasingly more important as the years go on, any digital marketer, small business owner, or social media user needs to know how it all works—and how you can use it to your advantage. In The Future of Artificial Intelligence in Digital Marketing, you will dive into the details of artificial intelligence (AI) and how it has dramatically affected digital marketing. Documenting the advancement of AI digital marketing, The Future of Artificial Intelligence in Digital Marketing offers proven solutions to mastering digital processes and search engines. The importance of applying empathic machines in digital marketing can’t be overstated—nor can the benefits of using humanized AI digital marketing. Revolutionize your digital marketing world with The Future of Artificial Intelligence in Digital Marketing.
First fully-fledged textbook on digital marketing that covers the entire marketing process; - with contributions from over 30 online marketing specialists; - scientific theory behind digital marketing as well as techniques and media are discussed. Digital Marketing Fundamentals is the first fully-fledged textbook on digital marketing that covers the entire marketing process. Both the scientific theory behind digital marketing as well as techniques and media are discussed. Digital Marketing Fundamentals is easy to read en contains many International examples and cases. The Dutch version of this book (Basisboek Online Marketing) has become a standard issue in The Netherlands. In Digital Marketing Fundamentals, all relevant aspects of digital marketing are addressed: strategic aspects, the use of the Internet for market research, product development and realisation, branding, customer acquisition, customer loyalty and order processing. The book also discusses effective websites and apps, digital analytics and planning and organisation. The application of social media and mobile communication is seamlessly integrated into the topics"
THE ULTIMATE CRASH COURSE IN DIGITAL MARKETING The digital age is here—and it’s developing rapidly. Regardless of your industry, sector, or geography, you need to understand the power of digital strategies to market your brand, reach your audience, and broaden your framework for success. This comprehensive, all-in-one guide combines the collective insights of top digital marketers, consultants, and academics—each one an expert in his or her field. With the proven techniques of Strategic Digital Marketing, you’ll be able to: Plan, strategize, and implement a complete marketing campaign that best suits you and your company. Use social media like Facebook and Twitter to not only engage your target audience, but get real results. Improve your website and supersize your media presence through liquid content, mobile apps, engaging videos, social contests, and more. Develop a logical and balanced approach to digital, using the proper tools, to measure and maximize return on investment (ROI). Reshape your management framework and redesign your company for digital-era growth, functionality, and success. These are the same market-tested strategies Fortune 500 companies are using to take advantage of the exciting new opportunities that only digital media provides. You’ll discover the 10 traits of digital leadership, the six habits of highly-successful firms, and the one true goal of digital marketing. You’ll read first-hand accounts of social media in action—and follow real-world case studies of the hottest companies trending today. You’ll also find need-to-know information on red-button subjects like emerging mobile technologies, legal guidelines for digital marketing, search engine optimization, and so much more. Digital media has changed the world as we know it. Strategic Digital Marketing will change the way you live, work, grow . . . and succeed.
Metrics for Assessing Impact and Designing Success
Author: L. Flores
Category: Business & Economics
Measuring the Success of Digital Marketing explains how to determine the success of a digital marketing campaign by demonstrating what digital marketing metrics are as well as how to measure and use them. Including real life case studies and experts viewpoints that help marketers navigate the digital world.
Drayton Bird's Commonsense Direct and Digital Marketing is not only seen as the authority on direct marketing execution but is also widely appreciated for its engaging, non-nonsense style. The latest edition takes the book into new territory -- the field of digital marketing. It gives the marketer the tools, techniques and structures needed to produce effective and profitable marketing across the direct marketing spectrum, from simple letter to focused web-based campaigns. For anyone involved in direct marketing, this book provides not just the structure for success but also an energizing insight into the techniques behind some of the world's most successful direct marketing campaigns.
This book is for managers and would-be managers who need to upgrade their knowledge of digital marketing. Told from the perspective of marketing strategy, it puts digital marketing in the context of rm strategy selection. The rst step in digital marketing is to understand your company and your brand. The second step is to put content and keywords on your website so that they can be found in search. Third, use the other delivery platforms of digital marketing, e-mail, social, and mobile, to deploy that content to the customer. The nal topics in the book focus on the importance of data management and privacy. The author discusses how to develop a database and to create an organization that puts data quality at its center. These practices are as critical to digital marketing success as the delivery platforms. Without quality data, no digital marketing program can be successful.
The theme of this book is digital marketing. We now live in the digital age - indeed, there are more than 3 billion people connected to the internet. For every 100 people on the planet, there are 96 mobile telephone subscriptions. And more and more of our everyday objects -cuddly toys, cars, even kettles - have created an "internet of things." It is no surprise, therefore, that companies are eager to harness this digital world. Marketers, in particular, hope that so-called digital marketing will allow them to gain new customer insights, refine customer segmentation, and communicate to customers more efficiently and effectively. They anticipate that the digital age will offer possibilities for new product innovation, advanced methods for engaging customers and original vehicles for creating brand communities. Despite the pervasiveness of digital technologies, however, digital marketing is seemingly still in its infancy. To begin, what exactly is digital marketing? The term is commonly used, but its meaning - its scope, outline, boundary and limits - is far from concise. This book explores the realities of digital marketing, with contributions from both academics and practitioners who are experts in the field.