As somebody who’s been around since the early days of social media marketing, I am ready to say “goodbye” to organic social media (for B2B and B2C marketing). I’ve built my consulting practice around social media marketing, so how can I say this?
Does social media make sense for financial services? Especially, when it comes to B2B vs. B2C? In the following, I’ve collected some research on the impact of social media on financial services from the perspective of a CEO. It includes information on the best use of social media for CEOs to impact company results.
“Too many marketers are still making the critical mistake of equating the sheer size of their audience with social media success. Social media is NOT about collecting followers like mint-condition baseball cards. It IS about building real relationships with those followers.” Jessica Bennett
There has been a lot of press around Twitter lately, whether it’s too hard to use and if the channel has a viable future. I like to bet on Twitter’s future, as it’s a channel I get a lot of engagement from. People are much more responsive on Twitter than on email.
MediaShower kindly invited me to be interviewed by them about best practices for using social media for B2B vs. B2C marketing. Here’s what I have to say: How should businesses approach marketing to other businesses through social media compared with marketing to consumers?
In this OnDemand webinar, I had the great pleasure to interview IoT expert Sudha Jamthe for BrightTalk. Sudha is a technology futurist, the CEO of IoT Disruptions, an Instructor at Stanford Continuing Studies and the author of two books on IoT. Contact Sudha via @SuJamthe and TheInternetofThings.com.