How to do Organic Discovery like Airbnb: Part 3

A guide to creating organic discovery: Part three of three

So now we come to the last part of our trilogy on how to create and implement an Organic Discovery strategy like Airbnb. In Part One, we talked about how to start with the basics by ensuring your customer experience really is first-class and is something that people would want to talk about, and making sure your SEO is in order. In Part Two, we discussed getting your customers to create content and leave reviews and share those on social. Now we discuss Influencers, Referral Programs and Employees and Partners, and how to tie all these elements together.

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How to do Organic Discovery like Airbnb: Part 2

A guide to creating organic discovery: Part two of three

In Part One of this guide on how to create and implement an Organic Discovery strategy like the one which allowed Airbnb to get 91% of its web traffic from unpaid sources, we discussed the preparation needed, such as making sure you do actually have a world-class and unique customer experience that’s worth sharing, that you know what you are trying to achieve, and getting your SEO set up. Below we will discuss User-Generated Content, Ratings and Reviews and Social Media, before dealing with Influencers, Referral Programs and Employees, Partners and other Influencers in Part Three

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How to do Organic Discovery like Airbnb: Part 1

A guide to creating organic discovery: Part one of three

If you’ve been following our blog, hopefully, you didn’t miss our prediction for the big marketing trend of 2021: Airbnb style Organic Discovery.

This was inspired by the momentous news that Airbnb released in the run-up to its successful IPO in December 2020, which raised US$3.5bn and valued it at US$86bn (almost equal to the combined valuations of Marriott, Hilton and Expedia). But if you didn’t hear, Airbnb announced that it got fully 91% of all of its web traffic without paying a single penny to Google, Amazon, Facebook or Apple (‘GAFA’).

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Do you know your referral codes from your referral links?

Can you tell the difference between a referral code and a referral link?

We’ve talked before about what referral tracking is and why it’s important but, as always, there’s more to it than what we covered in that blog. As we covered in that blog, however, referral tracking is an integral part of the referral process. And when done properly, it gives you the ability to quickly and cleanly reconcile referrals, track referrer activity and behaviour and accurately measure the performance of your program, which allows you to optimize and maximize the benefits.

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Marketing Strategies & Plans for Credit Unions

Marketing strategies for credit unions in the digital age

Your credit union is not only different than traditional banks and financial institutions, it’s different than every other credit union out there. And while some credit unions have been around for generations, while some are far more recent. While some restrict membership to people in a specific industry or occupation — like a firefighter’s credit union — others are open to everyone.

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