The nationwide lockdown has made many businesses suffer the losses. But, did you know who emerged victorious even in this situation? E-commerce businesses! The fear of coronavirus and the strict guidelines of social distancing made the public resort to online shopping from basic groceries to expensive accessories.
In today’s day & age, social media has become a powerful tool to reach out to millions of people in no time. You might think, there are so many brands on social media, but only a few of them get recognition. This is because of a good social media strategy in place. And how a social media marketing strategy can take your brand & its products from zero to hero.
But you might have a few questions – What is social media marketing? What are its benefits? & most importantly how to create a social media marketing strategy? Don’t worry, we are here to help you out!
PROS OF THE CONVENTIONS:
⦁ BETTER OVERVIEW OF CAMPAIGN PERFORMANCE:
When the campaigns have a similar naming structure, the task of viewing the campaign performance and spot the trends and laid backs becomes subtle. Just like a performance marketer.
⦁ FLUID DATA FILTRATION:
When the variables are defined perfect, it is just a smooth process to redeem the data. It is the data you require by just calling out the set variable name from the filter. This way, it helps save a lot of time and energy.
⦁ INTERPRET & PRESENT ANYTIME:
The crux of a presentation is to help people of the same marketing team and/or other department folks understand the campaign(s) easily. That too without much complexity and jargon which might build a semantic barrier in the communication. Hence, it would be highly beneficial to adhere to. Great for a performance marketer.
⦁ EASES SHAREABILITY:
We have walked you through the purpose and benefits of the Google Ads naming convention. Now here is a list of some common variables for setting your Campaign Name.
The location variable would be the abbreviation of each location name in which the campaign is going to be live. This variable helps to mark geolocation trends and performance of the campaigns easily.
⦁ TRAFFIC SOURCE:
Traffic source refers to the multiple channels in which the campaign is active. It is quintessential to add traffic source variable if you’re running ads on Facebook, Google, and so on. In a way it helps to get insights regarding the channels and helps to make a better/corrective marketing decision in the future campaigns.
⦁ BRAND/PRODUCT and CATEGORY:
Brand/Product and Category variables will help you understand how each product/brand, category and sometimes sub-category is performing. It also helps in fetching brand wise data to further optimize the campaign to perform better.
Objective describes the ultimate aim of the campaign, rather the purpose of the campaign. There can be multiple campaigns set up with different objectives. Like one can be to get website traffic, the other can be to garner clicks/sign-ups.
Audience per se attributes to a group of people and the filter can be based on age, gender, location, interests, demographics, and much more. It can give great insights regarding the performance of a campaign in a particular niche.
Sales offers and discount variable helps to promptly fetch the details of the festive/offer campaigns. For example, you can name your campaign “Christmas Offer 2020”, “Diwali Sale 2020” etc.