How to implement winning social media programs in business to improve products, services, and profits
A July 2009 Anderson Analytics study found 60% of the Internet population uses social networks and social media sites such as Facebook, MySpace, and Twitter. Written by Dave Evans, author of "Social Media Marketing: An Hour a Day" (Wiley) with Jake McKee, Social Media Marketing: The Next Generation of Business Engagement takes marketers, product managers, small business owners, senior executives and organizational leaders on to the next step in social technology and its application in business.
In particular, this book explains how to successfully implement a variety tools, how to ensure higher levels of customer engagement, and how to build on the lessons learned and information gleaned from first-generation social media marketing efforts.
• Details how to develop, implement, monitor and measure successful social media activities, and how to successfully act on feedback from the social web
• Discusses conversation-monitoring tools and platforms to accelerate the innovation cycle along with the metrics required to prove the success of social technology adoption
• Connects the social dots more deeply across the entire organization, moving beyond marketing and into brand monitoring, product development and customer-driven innovation.
Social media has become a central component of marketing, and is now moving out into the rest of the business functions. Social Media Marketing: The Next Generation of Business Engagement is the perfect book for marketers, managers, business owners or anyone else looking to better understand how to use social web technologies and platforms to build loyalty in customers and drive long term growth and profits.