To Understand the Cloud-based Helpdesk Industry

Topics: Marketing, Social media, Help desk Pages: 45 (12148 words) Published: July 22, 2013
UNDERSTANDING ON-GOING MARKETING AND SALES PROCESS AT HAPPYFOX AND SKETCHING OUT A NEW SALES PROCESS

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1 PROJECT OBJECTIVE .................................................................................................................................... i 2 PROJECT SCOPE .......................................................................................................................................... 6 3 RESEARCH METHODOLOGY ....................................................................................................................... 7 4 ANALYSIS .................................................................................................................................................... 8 4.1 Current IT and Helpdesk Trends ......................................................................................................... 8 4.2 Competition & factors – Porter’s Five Forces ..................................................................................... 9 4.3 SWOT Analysis for HappyFox Product and Company ....................................................................... 11 4.4 Product differentiation and USPs ..................................................................................................... 13 4.5 Trends in B to B digital marketing ..................................................................................................... 14 4.5.1 Commonly used Digital Marketing Channels ............................................................................. 14 4.5.2 Effectiveness of various digital channels ................................................................................... 15 4.5.3 Investment plans of marketers – The road ahead ..................................................................... 17 4.6 Social Media Marketing .................................................................................................................... 19 4.6.1 Social Media Trends 2013 .......................................................................................................... 19 4.6.2 Techniques for 2013 .................................................................................................................. 20 4.6.3 Social Media Presence of Competitors ...................................................................................... 20 4.7 Marketing goals for HappyFox .......................................................................................................... 22 4.7.1 PHASE I ....................................................................................................................................... 22 4.7.2 PHASE II ...................................................................................................................................... 24 4.7.3 PHASE III ..................................................................................................................................... 29 4.8 Measuring Social Media Marketing .................................................................................................. 31 4.8.1 Twitter Metrics........................................................................................................................... 31 4.8.2 LinkedIn Metrics......................................................................................................................... 32 4.8.3 Facebook Metrics ....................................................................................................................... 33 4.9 Sales Process – A sketch.................................................................................................................... 34 4.9.1 OUTBOUND ................................................................................................................................ 34 4.9.2...

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