Tuesday, October 1, 2013

The Social Technographics Score helps marketers create better social strategies

This is an article from Forrester  about the "Groundswell Ladder" Karl Kasca talked about in last week's class:

We firmly believe that the first step in building a successful social program is to understand your audience’s social behaviors and preferences.

Since 2007, Forrester’s Social Technographics® ladder has helped marketers understand how social their audiences are, and in which social behaviors those audiences engage. But social media adoption has matured, and today the vast majority of online users engage with social tools. For marketers, the question is no longer whether their customers use social media, but rather how best to use social media to interact with those customers.

So we decided it was time to develop a new framework to help marketers analyze people’s evolving social behaviors and benefit from this evolution. Today, Forrester is introducing a new model — called the Social Technographics Score — that:
  • Focuses on commercial social behaviors. Many surveys reveal the social behaviors in which audiences engage but make no distinction between peoples’ social interactions with friends and their social interactions with companies. In contrast, our new Social Technographics Score is based on how audiences interact with and talk about companies, brands, and products.


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Aurélie Paquette said...

Experience is the best teacher and I hope these guys will be having enough experiences in Social media agencies and marketing. For the last two years, we have seen the emergence of various social media agencies in different parts of the world.