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  1. 1. How to Leverage B2B Social media to Standards Users in the Digital Age Presentation to 13th IFAN International conference Challenges of the Future Haim Oren, Global Chief Marketing Officer - TBK consult October 12 th , 2010
  2. 2. Some facts about Social media <ul><li>Facebook has more than 500 million members, and more than 50% use the site daily. </li></ul><ul><li>The fastest growing segment are users over 30 years old. </li></ul><ul><li>In August 2009, Americans watched 10 billion videos on YouTube. That same month, Americans conducted 9 billion searches on Google. </li></ul><ul><li>More than 80% of online users are active in either creating, participating in or reading some form of social content at least once a month </li></ul><ul><li>Twitter attracts 190 million visitors per month and generate 65 million Tweets a day </li></ul><ul><li>Source: Ogilvy Worldwide </li></ul>
  3. 3. The proliferation of social media
  4. 4. <ul><li>“ Markets are conversations” </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Through the Internet, people are discovering and inventing new ways to share relevant knowledge with blinding speed. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>As a direct result, markets are getting smarter—and getting smarter faster than most companies.&quot; </li></ul></ul><ul><li>The cluetrain manifesto-1999 </li></ul>
  5. 5. Social media is changing B2B marketing communications for good… <ul><li>According to Gartner forecast: </li></ul><ul><li>By 2014, for 20 percent of business users, social networking services will replace e - mail as the primary vehicle for interpersonal communications . </li></ul><ul><li>Those 20% of business users would make a social network the hub of their business communications both inside and outside their organization’s firewall. </li></ul><ul><li>During the next 3 years, most companies will be building out internal social networks and/or allowing business use of personal social network accounts. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Social media is becoming a marketing standard <ul><li>87% of B2B marketers agree that </li></ul><ul><li>“ social media will become a standard tactic like email ” </li></ul><ul><li>Nearly 75% of B2B tech buyers consult social media before making a decision </li></ul><ul><li>Source; MarketingSherpa, 2009 </li></ul>
  7. 7. Social media is becoming a B2B marketing standard-cont’d <ul><li>A recent Information Week survey indicates: </li></ul><ul><li>78% of businesses surveyed use social media tools, with businesses having active accounts. most often with Facebook ( 70% ) , followed by Twitter ( 44% ) , YouTube ( 32% ) , and LinkedIn ( 23% ). </li></ul><ul><li>Companies used social media for; </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Competitive intelligence </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Customer service </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Marketing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sales </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Source: Information Week, August 2010 </li></ul>
  8. 8. Social Media as a marketing communications standard <ul><ul><li>In 2008, only 33% of InformationWeek 500 companies used social media tools like; wikis, social networking and blogs to reach out to customers, suppliers, and partners. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>In 2009, the number increased to 42% </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>This year, that figure shot up to 72%, in one of the most dramatic one-year moves we've ever seen in our InformationWeek 500 data. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Source: Information Week 500 survey, 2010 </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. Social media represents a paradigm shift <ul><li>Web 1.0 </li></ul><ul><li>Read-Only Web </li></ul><ul><li>Static content </li></ul><ul><li>Company driven content </li></ul><ul><li>Monolog </li></ul><ul><li>Company’s Knowledge </li></ul><ul><li>Social Web 2.0 </li></ul><ul><li>Collaborative web </li></ul><ul><li>Dynamic content </li></ul><ul><li>Network driven content </li></ul><ul><li>Conversation </li></ul><ul><li>Crowd sourcing </li></ul>
  10. 10. The top influencers on B2B decision making
  11. 11. B2B social networking is now a part of the marketing mix
  12. 12. Spending levels on B2B Social Networking <ul><li>in 2010, close to 40% of B2B firms indicate they plan to increase spending on social media </li></ul><ul><li>40% spend the same as 2009 </li></ul><ul><li>20% don’t know </li></ul><ul><li>Source: Forrester Research:2009 North American companies with 100 or more employees : </li></ul>
  13. 13. The realized impact of social media on business <ul><li>4 out of 5 respondents said social media had a positive impact on organizational innovation , </li></ul><ul><li>78% believed it helped the organization provide better customer service . </li></ul><ul><li>70% of IT personnel viewed social media as having a beneficial impact on their organization's productivity </li></ul><ul><li>Source; Forrester Research, survey of 303 IT personnel in North America and Europe who use social media, conducted in January 2010 . </li></ul>
  14. 14. A review of Effective Social media tools <ul><li>Gated social Community website </li></ul><ul><li>Online video </li></ul><ul><li>Virtual events </li></ul>
  15. 15. Typical weaknesses of B2B websites <ul><li>Rely too heavily on public social networks (“The twitter strategy”, “the Facebook Strategy”) </li></ul><ul><li>Company's content on public social networks is different than on one’s website </li></ul><ul><li>Content is “brochureware’ oriented </li></ul><ul><li>‘ Un- social’ website design </li></ul><ul><li>Don’t enable conversations </li></ul>
  16. 16. Benefits of a gated community approach <ul><li>Satisfy the needs of your target audience </li></ul><ul><li>Create high engagement by enabling interaction among customers, companies, service providers, consultants and industry organizations </li></ul><ul><li>Encourage sharing of information by users </li></ul><ul><li>Expose existing content from your web out </li></ul><ul><li>by using RSS, widgets etc. </li></ul>
  17. 17. Recommended Social media strategy-the Hub
  18. 18. Turn your corporate website into a hub-The Natural Geographic case Mobile Video Widgets Social Bookmarks Feeds and Content Syndication Social Networks Blogs & Micro-blogging
  19. 19. Social Network in action Complianceonline.com <ul><li>MetricStream provides GRC consulting & advisory services </li></ul><ul><li>The strategy : create a gated social network for governance, risk, compliance and quality </li></ul><ul><li>Who: GRC professionals </li></ul><ul><li>What : Provide education, training and best practice info’ on GRC issues via a social community </li></ul><ul><li>How ; Becomes a mini University for GRC professional by Offering online courses, articles, & templates, books, published industry standards and training kits. </li></ul>
  20. 20. Compliance Online courses <ul><li>- </li></ul>
  21. 21. Compliance online Best Practices database
  22. 22. Complianceonline.com deliverables <ul><li>Community: with 500,000 registered users it is considered the largest online community for compliance professionals </li></ul><ul><li>Online Training : hosts 1000 online training programs expert trainers and compliance specialists for regulatory and compliance professionals through </li></ul><ul><li>Best Practices: has established 1 million article database and library service that aggregates best practices, articles, & whitepapers </li></ul><ul><li>Store: is one of the largest database of 25,000 compliance related products - from published industry standards and training kits to tools, templates, and books </li></ul>
  23. 23. Complianceonline.com marketing metrics… <ul><li>2 million unique visitors per year </li></ul><ul><li>500,000 registered users </li></ul><ul><li>Profitable after first 6 months </li></ul><ul><li>Provides 30% of MetricStream annual leads </li></ul>
  24. 24. Intel communities <ul><li>. </li></ul>
  25. 25. Dell Social media marketing
  26. 26. Dell Social media marketing
  27. 27. Online video <ul><li>Online video provide dynamic and engaging experience that connects with buyers </li></ul><ul><li>Over 30% of B2B marketers are not using online video at all </li></ul><ul><li>33% use it only to market or demonstrate products </li></ul><ul><li>11% for customer testimonials </li></ul><ul><li>10% for Internal communications/training </li></ul><ul><li>9% for customer support </li></ul><ul><li>Source: Forrester 2009 survey of B2B marketers </li></ul>
  28. 28. Online Video benefits to B2B marketers <ul><li>Builds engagement with prospects & buyers </li></ul><ul><li>Helps to build excitement around physical events before and after ( user conference, trade show etc.,) </li></ul><ul><li>Viral video helps build awareness and interest w/o the high cost of broadcast adverting </li></ul><ul><li>Demonstrate intangible product/service attributes </li></ul><ul><li>Builds creditability with prospects </li></ul>
  29. 29. IBM use of online video <ul><li>“ The video segments have to be more than a commercial – we have to offer content with value, information of how our solutions will help our customer’s business, and tips for using particular solutions . ” </li></ul><ul><li>Mark Leaser- IBM Worldwide Offerings Manager for IBM Software Services </li></ul>
  30. 30. IBM use of social media
  31. 31. IBM use of social media <ul><li>Each IBM operational area includes; </li></ul><ul><li>Video clips </li></ul><ul><li>A link to LinkedIn discussion groups </li></ul><ul><li>Link to Face Book, Delicious, Dig, LinkedIn & Twitter </li></ul><ul><li>RSS feeds </li></ul><ul><li>Conversations with IBM managers </li></ul>
  32. 32. ISO
  33. 33. HP ‘You Tube’ enterprise TV
  34. 34. Virtual events <ul><li>B2B virtual event is defined as; </li></ul><ul><li>“ Online interactive meeting using a broad range of rich media tools for communications, collaboration and networking among hosts, sponsors and event participants.” </li></ul><ul><li>It includes; webcasts, web conferences and full blown conferences </li></ul><ul><li>The range of tools can include: online video, online spokespeople, collateral downloads and the look-and-feel of different venues and environment. </li></ul><ul><li>Collaboration tools might include: chats, share business cards, share desktop or application. </li></ul>
  35. 35. Why virtual events make sense in the current economy? <ul><li>According to B-B magazine nearly 60% of marketers cut their marketing budgets in response to the economy in 2009 and </li></ul><ul><li>Over 40% of the companies are expecting to further reductions in marketing budgets in 2010 </li></ul><ul><li>Result: # of virtual events increased by 37% in the 1 st half of 2009 while budget cuts led to 30% reduction in face-to-face meetings. </li></ul><ul><li>(Source: Marketing Sherpa ) </li></ul>
  36. 36. Virtual events benefits <ul><li>Providing immediate and sustainable global reach </li></ul><ul><li>Cost effective for both attendees and organizers by eliminating travel & venue cost, Logistics, etc) </li></ul><ul><li>Enable easy sharing of information </li></ul><ul><li>Enables tracking attendees’ activity & engagement </li></ul><ul><li>Shorten sales cycles </li></ul>
  37. 37. Virtual events metrics <ul><li>Standard metrics include; </li></ul><ul><li>Attendees’ profile ; interests, attendance rates) </li></ul><ul><li>Engagement metrics ; duration of participation, downloads, dialogs) </li></ul><ul><li>Performance metrics ; lead ranking and qualifications and ROI </li></ul>
  38. 38. Cisco Live Virtual <ul><li>Cisco launched Cisco Live Virtual , a virtual </li></ul><ul><li>Platform which is an extension of its Int’l Networkers Conferences . </li></ul><ul><li>After the physical conference takes place, a virtual version went live featuring: </li></ul><ul><li>Video taped executive keynotes and seminars presentations </li></ul><ul><li>Session Pdfs </li></ul><ul><li>Blogs and discussion groups </li></ul><ul><li>Chat rooms to network with the exhibitors </li></ul>
  39. 39. Cisco Live Virtual
  40. 40. Cisco Live Virtual
  41. 41. Cisco use of social media
  42. 42. Cisco use of social media <ul><li>Cisco use of social media </li></ul>
  43. 43. Cisco use of social media
  44. 44. Cisco use of social media
  45. 45. Cisco Live Virtual
  46. 46. Concluding remarks… <ul><li>Position Social media as a marketing communication standard, to your organization </li></ul><ul><li>Define your company’ social media activities as a part of the marketing mix </li></ul><ul><li>Invest for continuous social media involvement </li></ul><ul><li>Include resourcing & budgeting that reflect strategic commitment </li></ul><ul><li>Have in place a well defined management structure </li></ul><ul><li>Provide parameters for the employees to engage </li></ul><ul><li>Determine key social metrics to track </li></ul><ul><li>Conduct ongoing research with stakeholders to evaluate social media fit with brand image </li></ul>
  47. 47. Thank You. <ul><li>Haim Oren </li></ul><ul><li>Global Chief Marketing officer </li></ul><ul><li>TBK consult </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul>