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28.12.09
During the period of December 2008 to February 2009, Steficon realized the online media campaign for the promotion of the Greek Ministry of employment in the following greek portals: Capital.gr In.gr Naftemporiki.gr Otenet.gr Pathfinder.gr Yahoo.gr The campaign was seen by 851.164 Greek internet users (unique users or unique impressions) and 6.242.387 appearances of the banners were recorded (page impressions) against 5.536.000 appearances that initially had been estimated. The number of users that saw the campaign is quite satisfactory, if we consider the relatively short duration of the campaign. The above 851.164 unique internet users, made a total of 4.396 clicks (unique clicks). As a result the click rate per unique user reached 0.8%. Each user saw the campaign (banners) 7.33 times on average. The result is satisfactory and met the client needs, since, in order for a campaign to be efficient, the most effective frequency rate is 7 to 9 times per user.
28.12.09
Computing consultancy giant Atos Origin, an organisation that employs over 60,000 people throughout Europe, has trusted Steficon for the re-branding of its online product Gridipedia. Gridipedia - a joint effort of various European institutions under the co-ordination of Atos Origin- is a web site that offers independent, neutral analysis and a variety of articles to the IT community, enabling its representatives to make an informed choice when it comes to exploiting Cloud Technologies for the innovation of their enterprise. The aim of the project was to raise awareness around the brand Gridipedia and to make it a point of reference – mainly in Europe but also worldwide – when it comes to searching for information about the state of the art on grid technologies and cloud computing. To achieve this, we created a communication strategy that aimed to promote the web site Gridipedia.eu and to increase not only the number of visitors, but also the time they spend into the site and the registrations of new members. Target groups and industries throughout Europe include: Advanced Manufacturing, CFD, Media, Financial, Retail & Logistics, Environment & E-Science, Telecommunications, Tourism & Travel, Agriculture, Medical. Our marketing strategy concentrated in the following set of actions: Re-branding of Gridipedia. This involved renaming it to “IT-Tude”, redesigning and developing the website to address user and SEO needs and re-writing the content of the home and the landing pages. On line promotional activities. This includes Google Adwords campaigns and Banner advertising campaigns Public Relations activities. These includes press releases and Content seeding in blogs and sites with IT orientation Below the line activities. This includes organisation of and participation in conferences. The aim of all the above actions is by June 2010 to have increased: The number of Unique Visitors from 5,000 to 12,000. The number of visits from 12,000 to 24,000 The visit duration from 5.23 to over 10 minutes The back-links to the website, from 60 to over 200 per month The downloading of components from 36 to over 100 per month The first phase of the project, the rebranding of Gridipedia, is complete. The new site, called IT-Tude, can be visited at www.it-tude.com . Online promotion activities, throughout Europe, are in progress.