OFTEN your customer will make your website their first port of call when looking into services or products. Making sure your website is professional and functional is not only important, but necessary to attract business. When performing correctly, your website will allow you access to customers that you may not have had contact with before, potential customers that use the Internet as their prime resource when looking into new services and products. A great website can enhance your traditional marketing efforts, providing further detail on a service or product that may now come across on other channels. By enlisting the assistance of Zebra 360 Online for the design and a development of your businesses website, you can create a highly effective direct response site that enables you to reach more potential customers more readily
SOCIAL MEDIA & WEB MARKETING
CREATING an active relationship between a brand and its customers has been made immeasurably easier with the development of various social media channels in recent years. A brand’s marketing team no longer owns the brand’s message in its entirety with the emergence of review sites, blogs, video channels, micro-blogging sites and more. Consumers have countless means to share their immediate thoughts about a brand experience and its important to understand how this can work to the advantage of your brand.
An individual’s experience with your brand can have wide-reaching implications on potential customers but brands also now have the opportunity to engage with consumers in new and exciting ways. A business can now turn a casual visitor into an informed buyer.
By creating conversation in and around qualified threads of a discussion or trend. Twitter has the ability to bring a new dimension to conversations, we are now able to infiltrate a conversation about a subject or trend that brings your brand closer to a new and yet identified target audience.
Having a presence on social media as a business is fast becoming a necessity, using these tools to gain better insight into your customer base and what messaging is working for your brand. Major social media sites allow brands to garner impressive and loyal followings, establishing online communities ready to engage and share your content. Social media is also becoming increasingly important for website optimization as search engines increase their focus on social signals as factors for how high a website will rank in search results.
ENHANCINGtraditional marketing practices, content marketing strives to create content in all its forms that will continue to generate interest for longer periods of time than once-off announcements. This involves creating content around a brand that talks about issues, traits and other items of interest linked to the brand, but does not take a hard-sell approach.
Creating blog posts, e-mail newsletters, online videos, podcasts and slide shows to share with your potential customers all form part of a content marketing strategy. Pushing this relevant and timeous content out to potential customers on social media is an ideal way to disseminate this information once compiled. Customers will naturally share relevant and compelling content across your networks, creating an informed and loyal group of customers.
No matter what the format, content marketing provides content that customers want, in exchange for attention. This is what separates content marketing from traditional advertising.
INCLUDINGan online marketing campaign is integral to a business’s overall online marketing strategy. An online marketing campaign aims to reach as many potential customers as possible while keeping your current client base involved and engaged.
Determining a campaign’s objectives and target audience is the start of this online marketing initiative. After this, a plan is compiled that calls for creative innovation and measurable results. A mix of platforms will be used and are important in influencing the outcome of the campaign and its overall objectives.
LEAD GENERATION AND CRM INTEGRATION
BY CREATINGa lead generation strategy that compliments our clients’ businesses, we are able to align online marketing efforts with real lead generation opportunities. Through the use of various online platforms, Zebra 360 Online will drive targeted leads and create more engaging lead acquisition opportunities for your sales team.
The creation of an online sale funnel will also further conversion of these sales lead by helping determine the best process to manage new leads and turn them into actual business for each of our clients.
PLACING ONLINEadvertising can often be confusing for our clients. With a myriad of option like pay-per-click ads or impression-based campaigns, Zebra 360 Online navigates our clients to the best options for their campaign.
Combining online adverting across various platforms including blogs, article marketing, search engine optimisation, email marketing, YouTube marketing, social media marketing and joint marketing agreements we are able to determine the best campaign reach for a client. In some cases, we may even use offline tactics to extend the reach of a successful campaign.
INFLUENCERS online have become a key factor when planning your online marketing strategy. Bloggers, significant online community figures and even certain brands create influence over their followers. By aligning an influencer to your brand and creating an online advocate for your business, you are able to better engage with their audience and your own.
Understanding your opposition’s influencer marketing can also help you better plan how to develop your online marketing strategy. By selecting online brand ambassadors and monitoring any conversation around your business, you have the ability to steer conversation to your brand’s positive points, in turn growing awareness for potential customers.
MONITORING,evaluating and analyzing each component of your online marketing strategy are an essential step in gaining better understanding into potential customers. With comprehensive, meaningful reporting on these components, you be able to readily and quickly make any changes or enhancements to your online marketing campaigns
CREATIVE DESIGNto improve your online brand image across digital platforms in a necessity. Zebra 360 Online’s design team is able to assist with engaging design that will enhance you brand’s look across social media platforms, online advertising spaces and e-mail newsletters.
WITH THE INCREASINGnumber of users accessing the Internet and its associated communication means through their mobile device, an increasing urgency is being placed on brands to fashion responsive and functional mobile marketing campaigns.
Zebra 360 Online not only works with mobile advertising, but can also assist in the development of a mobile marketing campaign, mobile application development and responsive design for websites.