We have been talking several times of content strategy among my previous posts on this blog. This reminds me of how necessary it is to insist on what content can be created nowadays. And how it is important to be sufficiently efficient in order to be properly assimilated by your audience.
In other words, if “content is king”, it is absolutely necessary to understand that content deserves its crown: and to do so it has to be adapted to your audiences to fit their expectations… and you have only 15 seconds to catch their attention!
Therefore, using rich content is also key! If you want to attract your customers and maintain them, treat theme like kings and start by sharing valuable content with them!
Tell your story:
This will also allow you to go a deep further by taking real engagements as well as creating your own legend.
I really like the Chipotle’s campaign: the scarecrow represents the abnormality, the exception. But finally, it will manage to propose something new and with real benefit for the others. Between Don Quichote and Batman, this scarecrow it is no more a “IT”, but becomes a he with personality and ability to improve others life and satisfy their expectancies by being committed with what he prepares
Prolong the experience
Chipotle’s strategy is very interesting because they have understand how critical it is to have a multi channel approach in order to enhance the experience and also make sute this experience will be a long term strategy that will help to create a real saga with a hero!
With Chipotle’s Scarecrow, you’ll have the opportunity to download a videogame where you’ll be able to play with this character:
Use your audience
As Coca-Cola has recently begun to do it in France by mobilizing key instagramers users and conciliating this with a huge advertising campaign.
By using instagramers, Coca Cola France aims at creating user generated content through other instagramers
Keep writing… but aim at engaging with them!
Because writing is also a good way to improve your seo. Because some of your audience wants to read. But also because it shows how real you are! How to do that?
To my mind, I think, one of the best ways to do it is by:
- Asking questions: what do they want, how do they feel… example: “is that me or this bird seems to have been eating to much seeds or ice creams?”
- Illustrating with key facts!
- Providing them with synthesis or reports: due to infobesity, we are surrounded by content, charts and figures… Let’s try to digest them in order they could be more easily digested by your audience…
Do you have any other ideas to catch this attention? What would be your advice to create this content?