You understand the incredible transformative power of social media in the hands of millions of users. You know that a properly executed strategy can propel your firm well past the competition in the hearts and minds of your consumers. But how do explain all of this to your boss? In this engaging and informative seminar, leading social media practitioner Maggie Fox will share her numerous experiences in getting corporate buy-in at the highest levels, giving you the understanding and ammunition you need to get the Web 2.0 ball rolling within your firm. Learning Topics:
- Statistics and Usage
- Best Practices/Case Studies/Benefits
- Metrics, Measurements and ROI
- Risks/Risk Management
- Resource Requirements/Planning for Success
Questions that will be answered:
- The numbers – bosses may not know social media, but they know numbers. We’ll talk about how many people use web 2.0 tools and platforms and provide you with the ammunition you need to provide context and justification for your social media plans.
- Who’s doing what? Using practical facts and case studies we’ll examine emerging best practices and give you examples of how companies have successfully leveraged social media.
- How can you measure the success of a social media program? There are no metrics “formulas”, but we’ll talk about setting benchmarks, measuring engagement and touch on the idea of calculating ROI
- The risks – what are they, and what do you need to be careful of? How can you neutralize them? Do’s and don’ts.
- Resources – using real-world examples, we’ll talk about basic resource requirements and how planning ensures success.
- Open Q&A – bring your questions. There will be an open Q&A session following the formal presentation.
Presented by: Maggie Fox, founder of Social Media Group, Canada’s first agency devoted exclusively to helping business navigate the world of Web 2.0, is a communications and content expert who has never met a medium she didn’t like. Over the course of her career, she’s marketed, written and produced television content for some of the biggest and best-known brands in North America, including Sears, Deloitte and Disney. Pioneers in their field, Social Media Group has created and implemented successful Web 2.0 strategies for major firms like Yamaha Motor and Harlequin Publishing, and Maggie often speaks to the press and business groups about the importance and use of social media in the enterprise. Read the Social Media Group blog.