Digital Marketing in 2015

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Digital Marketing in 2015 10 Essentials for Ecommerce marketing Dr Dave Chaffey. SmartInsights.com

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About Dave Chaffey Digital marketing consultant/trainer since 1997 Author of 5 bestselling marketing books Editor of SmartInsights.com - a marketing advice site with Expert (Pro) members in over 80 countries using our planning guides, templates and online courses to improve results.

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Mobile tipping point passed

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The multiplatform majority?

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Is mobile responsive sufficient?

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Or is adaptive needed?

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AO.com adaptive

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#1 A defined Digital Strategy PLAN Download Digital Marketing 2015 report: http://bit.ly/smartdigital2015

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Download Digital Marketing 2015 report: http://bit.ly/smartdigital2015

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#2 Define audience and select best targeting options PLAN http://bit.ly/smarttargeting Source: Harriet Mitchell Smart Insights 2014 Digital Impact conference

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The RS Newsletter Hero banner Customised content: (Customer Profile) EDE (Electronic Design Engineers) Non-EDE (Electronic Design Engineers) Promo Excluded (Key and Corporates) CLC Module Customised content: (Customer Lifecycle) Nursery Development Acquisition BEH Module Customised content: (Behavioural data) Abandoned Baskets Browsed Not Bought Propensity to Buy (A recommendations model) Top Sellers Local Module Product modules can vary in number and format. Maximum of 8 modules per email. Product Modules Optional modules for any local activity/information. Source: Harriet Mitchell Smart Insights 2014 Digital Impact conference

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#3 A Brand OVP/YouTility OVP = Online Value Proposition = Brand Adding Value to Audience Help me do my job / live my life Help me develop / learn Help Make me look good Help Entertain Me! Help me Select and Use Products http://bit.ly/smartovp PLAN http://bit.ly/smartpersonas

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ASOS published CRO improvements

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#4 A brand personality? How can you/should you STRETCH? Personality is the unique, authentic, and talkable soul of your brand that people can get passionate about. Personality is not just about what you stand for, but how you choose to communicate it. It is also the way to reconnect your customers, partners, employees, and influencers to the soul of your brand in the new social media era. Source:

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Source: Ogilvy, TNS and Google Path to Purpose July 2014

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View clips Making the experience human

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Improving Reach Key Trends Increased micro-targeting options Mobile targeting Engagement through Visual Apps Quality SEO signals

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Why content marketing matters Q. Do you have a blog? Q. Is blog traffic ‘significant’ to your business? Source: Similar Web

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Search and Email Marketing Rock! Social Sucks! Source: Custora Pulse Customer Acquisition by email has quadrupled over the last four years.

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Today’s complex customer journeys Source: Online marketplace mapping

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#5 SEO and PPC Win for range of customer searches B2B example 1. Generic “Accountants” 2. Long-tail “Bookeeping Sage25” 3. Local “Accountants Portsmouth” 4. International 5. Mobile 6. Image/video

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REACH #6 Experiment to test the best media investments: 70: 20: 10

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Google AdWords Remarketing example

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New Facebook retail retargeting Source: Smart Insights alert

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Increasing InterACTion Key trends Interactive content marketing Investment in outreach Immersive-responsive landing pages

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#7 Define and optimize conversion pathways ACT

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Define Top Tasks?

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#8 A kickass content marketing strategy http://bit.ly/smartercontent

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Pop-ups work (unfortunately) Source: Kath Pay on Smart Insights

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Increasing Conversion Key trends Evolutionary site design / growth hacking Mobile CRO Improvements to Universal Analytics

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#9. A CRO mindset + process Source: Chris Goward - WiderFunnel

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UK Ecommerce example of mindset

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Use the free Google Content Experiments – we do!

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Practical Tip – using customer feedback tools http://bit.ly/smartfeedback

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Improving Engagement Key trends Customer satisfaction and feedback Social media marketing Engaging Email marketing – TEST, LEARN, REFINE

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Mobile First!

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…Mobile first? Source: Litmus Dec 2014

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Make your first 3 CTAs count! Source: Litmus Dec 2014

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An example of improving Marketing Automation :Halfords case study

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Source: 7 Steps to Digital Transformation Infographic

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