In an era when information travels at phenomenal speed along the “real-time Web,” a brand can explode into popular culture overnight–and die just as quickly. As a marketer, how can you stay ahead of the curve? How do you control the chaos? Two words: Social Media.
With The Power of Real-Time Social Media Marketing, you’ll learn how to take advantage of today’s “fluid” business environment and develop innovative ways to meet market demands. And here’s the best part: all your tools–Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and other sites–are free!
Leading figures in the exciting new world of sophisticated social media marketing, Beverly Macy and Teri Thompson explain how you can use this global, real-time platform to change how consumers interact with your brand. They then present detailed case studies illustrating how top organizations and emerging brand giants have proven the remarkable effectiveness of social media marketing. Find out how:
- The American Red Cross turned a single “tweet” into $33 million worth of donations to earthquake victims in Haiti
- Orange County Transportation Authority engaged citizens to participate in transportation planning and use
- DIRE CTV boosted customer loyalty and trust by finding and solving complaints in real time
- EMC transformed business processes by leveraging workforce social media proficiency and “open” behavior models
Marketers no longer have the luxury of time to develop, test, and measure a brand. Use the lessons in The Power of Real-Time Social Media Marketing to launch your brand in a fixed amount of time, accurately measure the impact of your activities, and instantly adjust to any unforeseen events.
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