Posted in October 2012

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

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 … Continue reading »

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

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 … Continue reading »

Between the Laces: Brooks Sports’ Massive Social Growth

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. … Continue reading »

Content Marketing Can Get You Pregnant

Content Marketing Can Get You Pregnant

As written for SocialMediaToday As an inbound marketer, I often write and share about what it means to capture, write, and publish stories. Done  correctly, story telling transforms content from marketing to sharing, and merely informing to fascinating. Some of my most successful stories, like the Pinterest Pin That Launched a Company, recount a chain of events that … Continue reading »