Understanding Digital Marketing

Author: Damian Ryan
Publisher: Kogan Page Publishers
ISBN: 9780749478445
Release Date: 2016-11-03
Genre: Business & Economics

The world of digital media is changing at a phenomenal pace. Constantly evolving technologies are transforming not just how we access our information but how we interact and communicate with one another on a global scale. Understanding Digital Marketing is a practical, no-nonsense guide to web-marketing, the rules of new media and researching the new generation of digital consumers. Clear, informative and entertaining, it covers key topics such as search marketing, social media, Google, mobile marketing, affiliate marketing, email marketing, performance marketing, customer engagement and digital marketing strategies. One of the best-selling books in the industry, this fourth edition of Understanding Digital Marketing has been thoroughly revised with more information, fresh examples and case studies, and the latest developments in the industry. Complete with in-depth insider accounts of digital marketing successes from internationally recognised brands and digital marketing campaigns, it is essential reading for both practitioners and students alike.

Understanding Digital Marketing

Author: Damien Ryan
Publisher: Kogan Page Publishers
ISBN: 9780749456047
Release Date: 2008-12-03
Genre: Business & Economics

The world of digital media is changing at a phenomenal pace. Its constantly evolving technologies, and the way people are using them, is transforming not just how we access our information, but how we interact and communicate with one another on a global scale. Understanding Digital Marketing looks at the world of digital marketing: how it got started, how it got to where it is today, and where the thought leaders in the industry believe that it is headed in the future. The book will show you, in a practical and comprehensive way, how to harness the power of digital media and use it to achieve the utmost success for your business, now and in the future. Understanding Digital Marketing will help you: - choose online marketing channels to get your products and services to market; - understand the origins of digital marketing and the trends shaping its future; - achieve the competitive edge to keep you ahead of the pack; The book will explore in detail such areas as search marketing, affiliate marketing, e-mail marketing, creative online executions, and digital marketing strategies. Including real-world examples of digital marketing successes and expert opinions, Understanding Digital Marketing will give you the tools to utilize the power of the internet to take your business wherever you want it to go.

Understanding Social Media

Author: Damian Ryan
Publisher: Kogan Page Publishers
ISBN: 9780749473570
Release Date: 2015-04-03
Genre: Business & Economics

Understanding Social Media is the essential guide to social media for students and professionals alike. Drawing on the experience, advice and tips from dozens of digital marketers and social media superstars, it is an extensive crowd-sourced guide to social media platforms. Illustrated throughout with case studies from both successful and failed campaigns, Understanding Social Media democratizes knowledge of social media and promotes best practice, answering questions such as 'How do you create a compelling social media campaign?', 'How do you build and engage with an audience?' and 'Where is the line between online PR and social media drawn?' It is the most comprehensive and practical reference guide to social media available.

I Just Want It to Work

Author: Kevin Spiteri
Publisher: BookBaby
ISBN: 9780648018056
Release Date: 2017-04-10
Genre: Business & Economics

Are you a business owner, manager or marketer responsible for digital marketing and social media? Are you frustrated with your efforts to date, or at not knowing the best strategies to implement? Are you looking to either employ an internal resource to run this function within, or to hire some outside help and would like to better understand how it all works so that you understand enough about it to ask the right questions and ensure you don’t get taken for a ride? Do you just want it all to work? With digital marketing and social media changing every day it can be very difficult to keep up, and so uninformed business owners, managers and marketers often waste lots of time and money on ineffective strategies. I Just Want it to Work! breaks down digital marketing and social media for people who aren’t tech experts, so that you can implement profitable strategies for your business. Marketing, Digital and Social Media master Kevin Spiteri covers in detail: • the universal language and purpose of marketing principles when determining digital and social media strategies • the most common digital and social media problems for businesses • how to establish digital and social strategies that are aligned with your target audience • understanding the importance of setting objectives such as brand awareness, lead generation, engagement, building a community, traffic, and more • how to budget and to calculate return on investment • the steps involved in developing a successful campaign. If digital marketing and social media make your head spin, this is the book for you.

The Best Digital Marketing Campaigns in the World

Author: Damian Ryan
Publisher: Kogan Page Publishers
ISBN: 9780749460631
Release Date: 2011-06-03
Genre: Business & Economics

With the enormous growth of the internet and social media sites, digital marketing is now worth more per annum than TV advertising in the UK. Social network advertising spending is expected to increase to a staggering $4.3 billion in 2011 in a bid to attract today's media-savvy consumer. The Best Digital Marketing Campaigns in the World brings together an international collection of the most successful digital marketing campaigns of our time, assessing what they achieved and the business lessons learnt. This practical and insightful book explores how businesses large and small have harnessed social media, blogs, forums, online video and email to boost their brand and attract customers. Damian Ryan and Calvin Jones present a selection of hand-picked case studies, sharing the knowledge and skill of the world's top creative minds. Covering everything from household names such as Pizza Hut and Pepsi to Obama's 2008 presidential election campaign, this book is the must-read guide for all marketers looking to embrace the new digital landscape.

Essentials of Digital Marketing

Author: Kathryn Waite
Publisher:
ISBN: 1911396005
Release Date: 2017-11
Genre:

* An engaging introduction to the essentials of digital marketing; * Examines of the challenges and issues of integrating digital content, measuring performance outcomes and understanding digital analytics; * Contains international case studies to illustrate how digital marketing is being used in various industry settings. Do you know where to start with digital marketing? This user-friendly text book provides an engaging introduction to digital marketing to help you understand of the impact of digital channels on marketing operations. It introduces the essential terms, and practices of digital marketing and applies theory to explain the rationale for choosing to use a specific approach in a given context. It provides an overview of digital marketing challenges and opportunities by defining the field, explaining the structure of digital marketing management and introducing the digital marketing mix. It explains how to use digital marketing to enhance the customer experience and how to integrate digital marketing into existing channels. It also examines new digital business models including crowd sourcing and crowd funding. Finally it examines the key performance indicators of technology acceptance, customer satisfaction and customer engagement and the choice of analytics that can be used for measuring these outcomes.

Digital Marketing

Author: Ira Kaufman
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 9781317999751
Release Date: 2014-10-17
Genre: Business & Economics

Digital Marketing: Integrating Strategy and Tactics with Values is an easy-to-understand guidebook that draws on the latest digital tactics and strategic insights to help organizations generate sustainable growth through digital integration. It provides a roadmap to adopt a digital mindset, incorporate digital trends strategically, and integrate the most effective digital tactics and tools with core values to achieve competitive advantage. Bringing the reader through its five-step Path to Digital Integration (Mindset, Model, Strategy, Implementation, and Sustainability), Digital Marketing seeks to Outline the key drivers of change and leading digital marketing trends executives need to understand and incorporate to drive business opportunity. Evaluate the digital channels and technologies management teams can leverage to execute a successful Integrated Digital Marketing strategy. This includes insight into the latest digital tactics (website, social, mobile, search, content, and email marketing; data analytics) and social tools (Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, LinkedIn, Instagram, Pinterest, and Google Plus). Discover the impact of digital transformation on the organization, from the effect of digital tactics on the customer experience (CX) to the value of integrating internal digital strategies to facilitate collaboration and innovation. Guide aspiring leaders on how to combine core values and business goals with progressive digital strategies, tactics, and tools to generate sustainable outcomes for all stakeholders. This interactive guidebook provides a truly Connected Digital Experience (CDE): the Zappar augmented reality mobile app allows the reader to activate the "Discover More" and "Play Video" icons found throughout the book, instantly connecting the reader, via their mobile device, to additional content housed on our companion website, Digital Marketing Resource Center (www.dmresourcecenter.org). "Play Video" icons incorporate point-in-time video commenting solution Vusay to enable interactive social conversations around each video. Digital Marketing is the ideal guide for aspiring leaders – executives, instructors, owners, entrepreneurs, managers, students – at all stages of digital literacy. To request access to the resources in the Digital Marketing Resources Center, please contact Ira Kaufman at [email protected]

The Art of Digital Marketing

Author: Ian Dodson
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781119265719
Release Date: 2016-04-04
Genre: Business & Economics

The premier guide to digital marketing that works, and a solid framework for success The Art of Digital Marketing is the comprehensive guide to cracking the digital marketing 'code,' and reaching, engaging, and serving the empowered consumer. Based on the industry's leading certification from the Digital Marketing Institute (DMI), this book presents an innovative methodology for successful digital marketing: start with the customer and work backwards. A campaign is only effective as it is reflective of the consumer's wants, needs, preferences, and inclinations; the DMI framework provides structured, implementable, iterative direction for getting it right every time. The heart of the framework is a three-step process called the 3i Principles: Initiate, Iterate, and Integrate. This simple idea translates into higher engagement, real customer interaction, and multichannel campaigns that extend even into traditional marketing channels. The evolution of digital marketing isn't really about the brands; it's about consumers exercising more control over their choices. This book demonstrates how using this single realization as a starting point helps you build and implement more effective campaigns. Get inside the customer's head with deep consumer research Constantly improve your campaigns based on feedback and interactions Integrate digital activities across channels, including traditional marketing Build campaigns based on customer choice and control Digital marketing turns traditional marketing models on their heads. Instead of telling the customer what to think, you find out what they already think and go from there. Instead of front-loading resources, you continually adjust your approach based on real interactions with real customers every day. Digital marketing operates within its own paradigm, and The Art of Digital Marketing opens the door for your next campaign.

Digital and Social Media Marketing

Author: Aleksej Heinze
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 9781317422112
Release Date: 2016-11-18
Genre: Business & Economics

Digital and Social Media Marketing: A Results-Driven Approach is an exciting new industry-led, research-informed and results-driven guide to digital commerce. Its examples draw from SMEs and from Europe to offer a unique perspective for those learning about digital marketing and, having been developed in close collaboration with the Search Engine Marketing Trade Association (SEMTA), it is a reliable source of prevailing industry standards for practitioners at the cutting edge of their trade. Unlike other digital marketing texts, this accessible textbook gives special consideration to the ethical challenges raised by an increasingly digital world. Equally unique is the book’s Digital Business Maturity Model, which offers organisations a clear roadmap for understanding their relative levels of technology adoption. Embracing the true spirit of Digital and Social Media Marketing, the book will be the first of its kind in this field with digital learning materials, case studies and exercises available in a supporting Massive Open Online Course (MOOC). The MOOC will enhance learners’ experience and create an interactive international learning community. This book will provide a hands on, accessible and user friendly platform to turn skills and knowledge into strategic advantage. Ideal for postgraduate learners, instructors interested in providing a unique and up-to-date learning experience and for SMEs and practitioners aiming to be at the cutting edge of Digital and Social Media Marketing.

Digital Marketing Analytics

Author: Chuck Hemann
Publisher: Que Publishing
ISBN: 9780134998657
Release Date: 2018-04-23
Genre: Business & Economics

Distill Maximum Value from Your Digital Data! Do It Now! Why hasn’t all that data delivered a whopping competitive advantage? Because you’ve barely begun to use it, that’s why! Good news: neither have your competitors. It’s hard! But digital marketing analytics is 100% doable, it offers colossal opportunities, and all of the data is accessible to you. Chuck Hemann and Ken Burbary will help you chop the problem down to size, solve every piece of the puzzle, and integrate a virtually frictionless system for moving from data to decision, action to results! Scope it out, pick your tools, learn to listen, get the metrics right, and then distill your digital data for maximum value for everything from R&D to customer service to social media marketing! Prioritize—because you can’t measure and analyze everything Use analysis to craft experiences that profoundly reflect each customer’s needs, expectations, and behaviors Measure real digital media ROI: sales, leads, and customer satisfaction Track the performance of all paid, earned, and owned digital channels Leverage digital data way beyond PR and marketing: for strategic planning, product development, and HR Start optimizing digital content in real time Implement advanced tools, processes, and algorithms for accurately measuring influence Make the most of surveys, focus groups, and offline research synergies Focus new marketing investments where they’ll deliver the most value • Identify and understand your most important audiences across the digital ecosystem “Chuck and Ken lead marketers clearly and efficiently through the minefield of digital marketing measurement. And they do so with a lightness of touch and absence of jargon so rare in this overhyped, much-misunderstood ecosystem.” —Sam Knowles, Founder & MD of Insight Agents; author of Narrative by Numbers: How to Tell Powerful & Purposeful Stories with Data

Digital Marketing Strategy

Author: Simon Kingsnorth
Publisher: Kogan Page Publishers
ISBN: 9780749474713
Release Date: 2016-05-03
Genre: Business & Economics

The modern marketer needs to learn how to employ strategic thinking alongside the use of digital media to deliver measurable and accountable business success. Digital Marketing Strategy covers the essential elements of achieving exactly this by guiding you through every step of creating your perfect digital marketing strategy. It contains analysis of the essential techniques and platforms of digital marketing including social media, content marketing, SEO, user experience, personalization, display advertising and CRM, as well as the broader aspects of implementation including planning, integration with overall company aims and presenting to decision makers. Simon Kingsnorth brings digital marketing strategy to life through best practice case studies, illustrations, checklists and summaries, to give you insightful and practical guidance. Rather than presenting a restrictive 'one size fits all' model, this book gives you the tools to tailor-make your own strategy according to your unique business needs and demonstrates how an integrated and holistic approach to marketing leads to greater success. Digital Marketing Strategy is also supported by a wealth of online resources, including budget and strategy templates, lecture slides and a bonus chapter.

Paid Owned Earned

Author: Nick Burcher
Publisher: Kogan Page Publishers
ISBN: 9780749465636
Release Date: 2012-03-03
Genre: Business & Economics

The complexity of media that now sees multiple channels accessed through multiple devices has created major challenges for today's marketing and advertising professionals. Consumer time is split between TVs, laptops, iPads, X-Boxes and smartphones, with traditional media, websites, videos, social networks and apps all competing for attention, meaning it's difficult for brands to decide how best to reach and engage their audiences. Paid, Owned, Earned defines the constituents of each area of 'paid', 'owned' and 'earned' media and shows how they are linked together. It proposes a blueprint for how to think and navigate across this space using a framework made up of key elements such as communities and content, social media optimisation, seeding and viral distribution, broadcast mass media, social performance media and measurement.

The Digital Crown

Author: Ahava Leibtag
Publisher: Newnes
ISBN: 9780124076570
Release Date: 2013-09-17
Genre: Computers

In 1997, Bill Gates famously said "Content is king." Since then, the digital marketing world has been scrambling to fulfill this promise, as we finally shift our focus to what consumers really want from our brands: a conversation.The Digital Crown walks you through the essentials of crafting great content: the fundamentals of branding, messaging, business goal alignment, and creating portable, mobile content that is future-ready. Systems create freedom, and within this book you’ll learn the seven critical rules to align your internal and external content processes, including putting your audience first, involving stakeholders early and often, and creating multidisciplinary content teams. Complete with case studies and experience drawn directly from global content projects, you are invited to observe the inner workings of successful content engagements. You’ll learn how to juggle the demands of IT, design, and content teams, while acquiring all the practical tools you need to devise a roadmap for connecting and engaging with your customers. This is your next step on the journey to creating and managing winning content to engage your audience and keep them coming back for more. Discover easy-to-follow, simple breakdowns of the major ideas behind engaging with your customer Learn both the theoretical and practical applications of content and communication on-line Maximize on the case studies and real-world examples, enabling you to find the best fit for your own business

Strategic Digital Marketing Top Digital Experts Share the Formula for Tangible Returns on Your Marketing Investment

Author: Eric Greenberg
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 9780071819510
Release Date: 2013-09-06
Genre: Business & Economics

THE ULTIMATE CRASH COURSE IN DIGITAL MARKETING The digital age is here—and it’s developing rapidly. Regardless of your industry, sector, or geography, you need to understand the power of digital strategies to market your brand, reach your audience, and broaden your framework for success. This comprehensive, all-in-one guide combines the collective insights of top digital marketers, consultants, and academics—each one an expert in his or her field. With the proven techniques of Strategic Digital Marketing, you’ll be able to: Plan, strategize, and implement a complete marketing campaign that best suits you and your company. Use social media like Facebook and Twitter to not only engage your target audience, but get real results. Improve your website and supersize your media presence through liquid content, mobile apps, engaging videos, social contests, and more. Develop a logical and balanced approach to digital, using the proper tools, to measure and maximize return on investment (ROI). Reshape your management framework and redesign your company for digital-era growth, functionality, and success. These are the same market-tested strategies Fortune 500 companies are using to take advantage of the exciting new opportunities that only digital media provides. You’ll discover the 10 traits of digital leadership, the six habits of highly-successful firms, and the one true goal of digital marketing. You’ll read first-hand accounts of social media in action—and follow real-world case studies of the hottest companies trending today. You’ll also find need-to-know information on red-button subjects like emerging mobile technologies, legal guidelines for digital marketing, search engine optimization, and so much more. Digital media has changed the world as we know it. Strategic Digital Marketing will change the way you live, work, grow . . . and succeed.

Digital Analytics for Marketing

Author: Marshall Sponder
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 9781317278436
Release Date: 2017-10-05
Genre: Business & Economics

This comprehensive book provides students with a "grand tour" of the tools needed to measure digital activity and implement best practices for using data to inform marketing strategy. It is the first text of its kind to introduce students to analytics platforms from a practical marketing perspective. Demonstrating how to integrate large amounts of data from web, digital, social, and search platforms, this helpful guide offers actionable insights into data analysis, explaining how to "connect the dots" and "humanize" information to make effective marketing decisions. The author covers timely topics, such as social media, web analytics, marketing analytics challenges, and dashboards, helping students to make sense of business measurement challenges, extract insights, and take effective actions. The book’s experiential approach, combined with chapter objectives, summaries, and review questions, will engage readers, deepening learning by helping them to think outside the box. Filled with engaging, interactive exercises, and interesting insights from an industry expert, this book will appeal to students of digital marketing, online marketing, and analytics. A companion website features an instructor’s manual, test bank, and PowerPoint slides.