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Archive for May, 2013

SMB Study Shows: Social Media is a Brand Builder (via eMarketer)

May 28th, 2013 2 Comments

Below is a very interesting study by Social Media Examiner, interpreted by eMarketer, about the role social media plays for small and medium (SMB) businesses. Social media plays a significant role in SMBs marketing efforts, providing both free and paid exposure to a wide-ranging—and often receptive—audience.

A History of #Twitter by Co-Founder @Dom Sagolla

May 21st, 2013 2 Comments

A history of Twitter – and thoughts on what really matters – from Dom Sagolla – author of 140 Characters – A Style Guide for the Short Form. Recorded via Twitter on May 21, 2013 at the #NCMG meeting in Silicon Valley.

[SlideShare] The Social Media ROI Cookbook by Altimeter Group

May 13th, 2013 2 Comments

This report is the ROI Bible for many social media practitioners in Silicon Valley. It is comprehensive, easy to read and provides an informed perspective. I find it particularly encouraging that the report points out how difficult it can be to quantify ROI for social media activity.

[Video] Social Media Q&A with @NeumannCampus Students

May 7th, 2013 5 Comments

This video answer six social media marketing & strategy questions by Neumann University students. Thanks to my friend Tom Matys – who teaches at Neumann – for this opportunity to share my expertise, and hopefully “teach his students how to fish“.

Mapping & Location-Based Services at #SAPPHIRENOW

May 5th, 2013 2 Comments

Social user are increasingly accessing social networks via mobile devices. According to eMarketer: “A mobile first mentality is taking hold. The key opportunity for marketers in the shift toward mobile is that mobile users not only log in more frequently, but they also spend more total time on social media sites.