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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, […]

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New Marketing for an Opt-In Culture – Interview with Simon Kelly, COO of Story WW

Article first published as New Marketing Approach to an Opt-In Culture – Interview with Simon Kelly, COO of Story WW on Technorati. Content Marketing Strategies I was introduced to Story Worldwide at the Content Marketing Strategies Conference, hosted by Story is the next generation media agency that applies storytelling techniques and pragmatic measurements to drive exceptional brand marketing and […]

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Awakening the Green Giant through Content Marketing

As published in Social Media Today Content Marketing Once upon a time, in lush fields of green, lived a powerful brand icon. After an early life in the limelight, he slowed down. For many years he lived in seclusion; few saw or heard from him… I’ve embellished a bit, but that’s kind-of how the Green […]

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Are You a Pollinator? – Interview with Skip Brand, CEO of Martini Media

Article first written for, and published as Are You a Pollinator? – Interview with Skip Brand, CEO of Martini Media on Technorati. Niche Marketing for Greater Market Understanding Martini Media has been a pioneer in advertising to the wealthiest consumers across niche media. The company has a digital media platform for reaching American consumers with household incomes over $100,000, representing 25% […]

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Twitter Advertising Explained – Interview with James Borrow, CEO of Graph Effect

Twitter for Business Social marketing software company, GraphEffect introduced its new Twitter offerings at the ad:tech Conference in San Francisco this week. I met with James Borow, CEO of the company, whose focus two years ago was on enabling social marketing campaigns on the Facebook platform. GraphEffect’s latest release is a solution for brands to […]

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Content Marketing Even a Dog Can Love

As written for and published by Social Media Today I have an old Jack Russell Terrier named Roxy.  She’s a finicky eater, with a grain intolerance, so she requires a special diet.  Roxy’s hungry, and I need to buy her some grain-free dog food.  And so, the online product search begins. Back in the Day Ten or so […]

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Intel Gets Social

Article first written for and published as Intel’s Social Status Update: Make Conversations, Not Ads on Technorati. Social Media for Big Business Intel launched its marketing campaigns with a bang this year, showing off a number of interesting 2+ GHz Ultrabook laptops with Intel processors at CES. Going head to head with Apple, they talked a whole lot […]
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The Enigmatic 5th “P” of the Marketing Mix

As written for and published by The Customer Collective Marketing Strategy Anyone with a light background in marketing is familiar with the 4 – “P’s” of Marketing – Product, Price, Place and Promotion. Businesses use these four elements to model their marketing strategies. It’s been a mainstay model and rule of marketing practice. But some […]