Case Study Social Media Tools

Janrain’s Integrated Social Log-in: Making Music 1988 Cassette Deck Easy Again

As written for and published on Technorati As Easy as Changing a Radio Station In 1988 I got my first car, an eight year old Chevy Citation. Powder blue. It used to be that I had six buttons from the cassette deck that let me change from one radio station to another. Journey’s “Open Arms,” on […]

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Using Social to Prove a Point with an Ornery Industrial Typewriter

As written for Social Media Today Using Social to Prove a Point Cellairis makes what seems like the world’s strongest iphone screens. How strong are these things? So strong that merely tossing ’em off the roof of a building simply wouldn’t be enough. Nay. So these guys locked themselves into a room, racked their collective brain power, […]

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Social Media Compliance Technology News

AVG’s 8 Tips On Properly Managing Our “Social” Social Lives

As written for Business2Community Listen Up Kids!  AVG Technologies released the findings of its latest research, “Digital Baggage,” the sixth stage of its “Digital Diaries” series. The survey found that a sizeable chunk of young adults aged 18-25 years old are using social networks to broadcast personal and work-related information that could potentially threaten their young careers. While most of us turn […]

Big Data Business Intelligence Case Study

Study: Pentaho Delivers Big Data Integration, Analytics (No Data Scientist Required)

As written for Technorati Business Intelligence for Broad Audiences Big Data is exploding right now, but its complexity and size can make it challenging to harness all of what this information can offer. Pentaho Business Analytics is a data integration and business analytics platform that brings together IT and business users to easily access, integrate, visualize […]

Brand Management Internet Marketing Strategy Social Media for Business Social Media Trends

Amazon and Enterprise Social – Funny Binder Reviews Can Be Good Business

As written for Social Media Today and Business2Community A funny thing about virality is it’s hard to anticipate. As journalists, we’re spot on if we can merely capture a trend and spread it further when it’s happening. As social media marketers, we’re even more powerful when we can recognize the potential for one and ignite it, […]

Case Study Email Marketing Internet Marketing Strategy

An ExactTarget Case Study: Volvo’s Integrated CRM and Email Marketing Success

As written for Technorati It’s not uncommon to hear the argument, “B2B sales are done in person.” That same sentiment is often paired with “social is for B2C,” or “email is B2C.” But, at this week’s  Connections 2012 Conference in Indiana, another story is being told by an unlikely source: Volvo Construction Equipment. I’m talking excavators, pipelayers, and […]

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Case Study Content Marketing Social Media for Business Tech Conferences

Between the Laces: Brooks Sports’ Massive Social Growth

As written for SocialMediaToday A subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway Inc. Brooks Sports is a market-driven company with a specialty dealer channel strategy focused entirely on meeting runners’ specific needs. Founded in 1914, the company has a long history of innovation in the athletic space, but no real history of marketing technology leadership. That’s all begun to change. […]

Business Reputation Marketing Strategy Tech Conferences

5 Things Michael J. Fox Can Teach Us About Business, Happiness and Life

It took Michael J. Fox eight years to publicly reveal he had Parkinson’s disease back in 1998. He was starring in his second hit TV show and it was no longer something he could conceal. For years he struggled to accept his condition, rarely gave interviews, and deliberately remained out of the public limelight. Thanks to determination, […]