Hot & Delicious: Rocks The Planet! weekly iTunes podcast recorded LIVE at International Business Review Conference – Future Social Media 2018 at The Grace Hotel in Sydney with global award-winning Social Media Strategist Dan Wilkinson and special guest Social Media Strategist, Craig Mack.
“2018 & Beyond – Next Generation Content, Stopping Ego-Led Brand Control & Driving Channel Neutral Ideation.”
- Gen Z, Gen Alpha, Social Social Media & the UX – Driving Business and Brand Objectives with Content Designed for the User Experience.
- Stopping The Ego-Led Need for Brand Control – Brand First Planning. Bringing Brand, Media, Digital/Creative Agencies and Platforms together early to avoid retro-fitting advertising content not suited for social media.
- Driving The Next Wave of Influencer ROI – Upskilling Influencers + Driving Demonstrable ROI. Not just beauty products on a blanket on the beach.
- Channel Neutral Ideation, Multi-Channel Opportunities & The Next 5 years.
Dan Wilkinson is a Global Award-Winning Social Media Strategist and Content Producer who has worked with the likes of Mondelez (Cadbury Dairy Milk Chocolate, Philadelphia Cream Cheese), PepsiCo (Doritos, Smiths Chips), Microsoft (Xbox), Ferrero (Nutella, tic tac, Kinder Surprise), Cancer Council Australia, Plant Life Balance AR Greening App, Cherry Blooms global cosmetics brand & many more. He is also the founder of the Hot & Delicious Rocks The Planet! business, brand and iTunes weekly entrepreneurship podcast.
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Hot & Delicious Rocks The Planet! – Global Award-Winning Social Media Strategy & Content Production for your brand.
Well now, what an amazing year 2017 has been!
After taking the leap of faith and leaving my role as Social Media Lead at SapientNitro Australia to step back into my own Social Media Strategy & Content Production business, I have relocated to Sydney from Melbourne (via Los Angeles) to take on Cancer Council Australia as a client, significantly diversified our depth of experience across a range of different industries, lectured social media strategy in university at Macleay College in Sydney for the first time, had my own radio show on Bondi Beach Radio and run a series of live podcasts including the International Business Review Conference in Melbourne just 2 weeks ago!
Over the past year or so, Hot & Delicious: Rocks The Planet! have worked Cancer Council Australia, Planet Life Balance Virtual Reality Greening app, Moula fintech, Mahlab Agency (global B2B business, hbf insurance), REBORN Agency, and Cherry Blooms global cosmetics brand providing a range of services including a full audit of organisational digital ecosystems and assets, the generation Best Practice Social Media Playbooks and Monthly Reporting templates, creation of systems and processes to improve internal/external ways or working and 2-3 year strategic roadmaps.
3 key points have only further solidified in my mind over this time. We as Social Media Strategists, Creatives and Account Management teams need to push our teams and our clients to be more sophisticated in the creation of through-the-line strategies and content that generate Social Social Media designed for the User Experience, Funnel Strategies that drive ROI and evolve our approach for the The Next Wave of Brand Influencer Campaigns.
Inspirational quotes do zero for your brand objectives unless you’re a meditation/yoga business or run a speaker agency, cat videos and dog memes aren’t suitable unless you’re Whiskas or Chum and generic lifestyle/beauty products laid out on a towel on the beach is just not doing much of value to sales or a connection with your brand.
If you haven’t implemented the following in your agency or brand yet, then this is where you need to start in 2018:
- Social Social Media + UX – Generate Content That You’d Want To See In Your Own Mobile Newsfeed. Don’t use social media to yell at people! Billboards ≠ Effective Content.
- Create a Funnel Strategy. Create strategic content and advertising campaigns to drive results and client ROI.
- Design or re-design your digital ecosystem with specific roles.
- Assess your current digital ecosystem.
- Determine where your target audience are playing.
- Assess what ad solutions best suit your objectives and target audience penetration.
- Ladder your Content Pillars -> Social Media Objectives -> Business Pillars.
- Utilize your content and ad spend as part of a Funnel Strategy.
- Design or re-design your digital ecosystem with specific roles.
- The Next Wave of Brand Influencer Campaigns – Pivot from the wanna-be Instagram model to working with and upskilling influencers to create campaigns with a measurable uplift in Sales and Return On Investment.
Want to delve into this further? Check out this LIVE at Future Social Media 2017: Social Social Media + UX, Funnel Strategy and The Next Wave of Brand Influencer Campaigns feature presentation and podcast that I recorded with Carat media agency Senior Business Manager, Harry McGoldrick at International Business Review Conference 2 weeks ago and download the accompanying deck/resources here!
And if you, your agency, your business, your brand or your client are looking to transform the way you approach social media, designed for both the User Experience AND ROI… then let’s chat. Drop me a line:
Dan Wilkinson firstname.lastname@example.org
Social Media Strategy, Content Production, Monthly Social Media Calendars, Best Practice Social Media Playbooks, Community Management & Monthly Reporting templates.
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