Do you analyse your results once a month?
2/05/2020 3:16 AM by
Analyzing your results (click-throughs, engagement, and new followers, for example) lets you see what was successful and what people have engaged with the most. This helps you further streamline your content and provides an insight into trends and areas of growth.
- First, you have to identify all your marketing efforts - E.g. Website, social media, blog, newsletter, chat.
- When you think of each marketing effort, try to think of what you are trying to achieve with that activity. For example, if you share a newsletter every month, what are you trying to get from it? Inquiries? Sales? Set a goal for them and follow up. This will help you identify which channel is working the most, even further, what efforts are worth keeping. You will be able to identify if, for example, your audience is not on a specific social media you thought you would perform well.
- The next step is to make sure your pixels, conversions codes, etc. are working properly.
- After this, create a spreadsheet that you can update every month to keep track of your marketing activities.
- Present this to your manager and your marketing team to encourage discussions and improvements. A quarterly marketing meeting would be ideal to look back and see what went well, and what didn’t go as expected. See our tips for good presentations:
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During this meeting, you can discuss:
- Marketing activities you worked on
- Results – Highlight key results
- Plan for next month, including budget
- After the meeting, send an email with what was discussed, what you worked on, and what results you have achieved. Of course, don’t forget to include the approved budget.
- Keep this information in a report-style document stored in your Intranet that hopefully, you can look back to compare results.
- Bad Example - Figure: tracking just a few information won't help you see the big picture
- Good Example - Figure: tracking all your marketing efforts will help you see where you can improve and what you are already on the right track
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