You can’t calculate social media ROI without spending time figuring out your true costs. Here’s an easy to know what it’s really costing you to send that Facebook update.
The wealth of information available to social media marketing practitioners is staggering. Companies typically track “likes” and retweets, but they can also track things they rarely focus on: the qualified leads coming from social, a company’s share of a conversation, and even the amount of revenue generated from an individual social marketing initiative. While this […]
Can you measure social media? Of course you can. But social media measurement is not always easy. For a full and very specific account of how to measure social media in your company, pick up a copy of The Now Revolution, or Social Media ROI (by Olivier Blanchard). However, here are the basics to consider, […]
Guest post by Simon Gornick, a content consultant specializing in short form slogans, and owner of The Tagline Machine. ROI in social media is a luxury. And the only brands that can accept that are likely to be big ones with multi-platform marketing budgets. The larger the brand, the more likely they are to use […]
Originally, he was called Machaca. Two problems arose. First, very few people (even here in Arizona) knew what Machaca meant, so we were constantly having to explain it. Second, he just didn’t “seem” like a Machaca. So, in a flash of four year-old inspiration, my son switched our dog’s name to “Cheeto”, and it fit […]