Social Media Marketing

Social Media Marketing

Engage and expand your audience across the web with social media marketing.

  • Target influencers in your niche.
  • Increase word-of-mouth referrals.
  • Stay on top of conversations about your industry and company.
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Sample SMM Results

We place brands in touch with their audience. Our campaigns can be short or long term.

New York Organ Donor Network
New York Organ Donor Network

The New York Organ Donor Network, with the help of Blue Fountain Media, were able to simplify and consolidate their registration forms and substantially increase their website traffic.

New York Organ Donor Network Social Media Graph

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Tristan Clopet
Tristan Clopet

Singer-Songwriter Tristan Clopet has found thousands of new listeners thanks to our social media work on YouTube.

Tristan Clopet Social Media Campaign


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Young Survival Coalition
Young Survival Coalition

With a new and flexible online platform, Young Survival Coalition establish an informative online resource for young women diagnosed with breast cancer.

Young Survival Coalition Social Media Graph



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Dealyst
Dealyst

With the help of a pre-launch splash page as well as targeted social media and pay-per-click campaigns, daily deal site Dealyst is able to generate a large volume of leads at a low cost-per-acquisition.

Dealyst Social Media Graph

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Social Media Process

Our social media marketing process ensures that your business gets a social media marketing campaign
specifically tailored to your business' goals.

Discovery

Learn about the client's business, website, social presence, and competitors in order to provide clear documentation to be used throughout all other stages of the project.

Project Brief

Define client information & business goals along with all required information to create appropriate documentation to be used throughout other stages of the project.

Audience Research

Use ad tools to identify audience sizes based on keywords, interests, and influencers

Social Audit

Create baseline for current social performance based on analytics data

Competitive Analysis

Define social competitors, and the networks they're active on, based on industry keyword search and client interviews

Strategy

Create a comprehensive Social Media Marketing strategy and project plan that clearly outlines deliverables and measurable business goals for social media profiles and sharable content

Profile Strategy

Document actionable plan to develop or optimize profiles across networks

Engagement Strategy

Create rules for engaging with users in and out of the client's social community. Develop plan to reach out to influencers to leverage their networks for content distribution

Measurement Planning

Produce measurable short and long-term goals in order to properly evaluate campaign performance

Content Strategy

Create a content calendar that features content that will be posted based on each social media network and profile

Advertising Strategy (optional)

Develop an advertising plan and budget for appropriate networks. Make sure to define the object of each portion of the plan, whether that is community growth, community engagement, lead generation, conversions, or something else

Campaign Execution

Implement recommendations from the Profile Strategy & Content Strategy phases to hit campaign goals

Content Implementation

Keep in line with content strategy and social media marketing best practices, distribute content to appropriate networks

Advertising Implementation

Implement advertising campaigns while closely following defined advertising strategy. If necessary, adjust the strategy to stay in line with client budget

Community Management

Following the engagement strategy, interact with users and influencers across networks

Analysis & Reporting

Provide regular reporting that includes analysis of campaign performance, KPIs, and goal tracking and adjust project plan based on results

Monthly Performance Report

Document current standing of goals, campaign metrics, tasks completed, and plan for the following month

Quarterly Review

Comprehensive overview of campaign and adjustments to the project plan based on the results achieved

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We Leverage Social Media to Engage Your Audience and Increase Sales

Social media campaigns can improve your visibility on search engines like Google while enhancing your brand, selling your products, driving traffic to your website, and helping you serve both new and current customers.

Engage Customers Through Meaningful Conversations

Engage Customers in Meaningful Conversations


Businesses can't afford to be arrogant. In the age of social media, businesses must be open to discussions with their customers. It is important to find out what they like, what they hate, and what fresh ideas they may have.

Provide Fast, Reliable Customer Service

Provide Instantaneous Customer Service


Social media allows companies to instantaneously deal with customer service issues. This can be done directly, by offering clear channels of communication for customers to register complaints, concerns, and suggestions. It can also be done proactively, by monitoring what people are saying about your brand online.

Engage Vistiors by Making it Easy for Them To Contribute Content

Engage Visitors by Having them Contribute Content


A great way to engage the public is to have them directly contribute content through a social media platform. When done correctly, this tactic can help engage customers and potential customers and help create new sales and greater brand awareness.

Use Social Media to Provide Exclusive Offers & Discounts

Provide Exclusive Offers & Discounts to Your Audience


People are always looking for the best deals online. Social media gives businesses an opportunity to provide exclusive promotions to their most loyal customers. Not only do you reach a captivated audience with each offering, you can also measure the success of the campaign by having social media tracking analytics in place.

Use Social Media to Put a Human Face on a Big Company

Put a Human Face on a Big Company


Huge corporations can seem monolithic and impersonal to the general public. By putting a human face on a company, you can tear down the barrier between yourself and your audience and make yourself far more accessible to the general public.

Social Media Integration

Social Media Marketing offers great advantages when it comes to targeting a brand's target audience. There are a number of techniques you can use to efficiently reach your desired audience:

Keyword Targeting

Easily share content through Twitter, Facebook, and hundreds of other Web 2.0 websites

Keyword Targeting

Effortlessly create site accounts and logins with Facebook Open Graph

Keyword Targeting

Quickly create bookmarks to your site through use of readily available social media tools

Keyword Targeting

Leverage influential capabilities of social media by integrating Facebook on ecommerce websites


Channels for Social Media Integration

Account Login / Registration

  • Facebook Connect / Open Graph
  • Google Connect
  • Twitter Connect
  • OpenID

Community Building

  • Facebook Friend Connect
  • Google Friend Connect

Onsite Content

  • Twitter Status RSS Feeds
  • Google Profile
  • Facebook Profile Badge

Examples of Social Media Integration

Goal:

A women's online magazine wishes to better connect its users to each other and make it easier for them to login and share stories and comments with the rest of the world.


Solution:

Blue Fountain Media integrates both Twitter Connect & Facebook Connect (now called Open Graph) to allow users to log in using either system. Now readers can easily "Like" stories, notifying their friend automatically. Readers can also connect with other Facebook users who read similar stories.

Goal:

An ecommerce website wishes to use Twitter as a means to broadcast to the world new products which are added to the online store.


Solution:

Blue Fountain Media integrates Twitter into the back-end of the website so that anytime a new product is added to the website, the administrator has the option of updating Twitter with a custom message about the new product.

 
 

Common Social Media Marketing Mistakes

People are connected to each other more than ever before on social media platforms, engaging in conversations about your brand and industry. As a result, it's no surprise that social media can be a bit overwhelming, but if you stay clear of these common mistakes you'll be well on your way to effective social media marketing.

Common SMM Mistakes 1 Ignoring It All Together

Ignoring It All Together


Social networking and blogging are two of the most popular online activities, beating out other online actions like personal email. 67% of global users visit member communities and 10% of all time spent on the internet is on social media sites. On a daily basis, individuals are likely talking about your brand. Taking the time to listen is important to any successful social media effort.

Common SMM Mistakes 2 Assuming Social Media is Cheap and Fast

Assuming Social Media is A Cheap And Fast "Miracle Pill"


Entrepreneurs want everything (brand awareness, recall, more word of mouth, more business) and they want it fast. Digital market takes patience and timing. You can't join an online social network and derive any value from it unless you take the time to meet the right people, connect, share, build, and grow.

Common SMM Mistakes 3 Assuming That Anyone is Capable of Maintaining A Social Media Campaign

Assuming That Anyone Who Grew Up With The Internet is Capable of Devising, Executing, and Maintaining a Social Media Campaign


It's not about technology or if you grew up in the digital age (even though you may have an upper-hand) but about effective strategy. There is no one size fits all, and ultimately it's not about "What are we doing in XXX social media network?" but about why should you be in that social media network. It's about settling on YouTube over Facebook, or focusing on a blog instead of Twitter. Any good business should focus on adding value to their consumers where they already 'reside' digitally.

Industry Whitepapers & Market Insights

10 Ways to Integrate Social Media Into Your Website Whitepaper

View our free, informational whitepapers that offer professional advice and helpful tips in the field of web design and online marketing.

The Latest Social Media Marketing Whitepaper:

10 Ways to Integrate Social Media Into Your Website

 

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