Tag: social media marketing
The world of business is like a cocktail party. At least according to Dave Kerpen.
To be a huge hit at a party – or a market – one needs to be a good listener, tell great stories, and be responsive, authentic, passionate, and full of surprises. These traits, amongst others, are also necessary for a business to be likeable.
Zillions of pre-teens are under his influence (courtesy of The Global Daily)
Are you under the influence?
If you’re like the billions on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, or other social networks, you most definitely are. While we can also be influenced by mainstream channels like newspapers, television, radio and magazines, chances are that it is the people we know – our family and friends – who exert the most influence on our behaviours and actions.
What will the future of your business be like? More importantly, what will your life be like then?
Marketing – and branding – is all about the little things (courtesy of Allographics)
Since time immemorial, marketers are obsessed with the “Big Idea”.
Ruled by “out-of-this-world” campaigns that win Golden Lions or Creative Circle awards, we were transfixed by the notion that bigger and bolder is usually better.
These male chimpanzees practise social grooming (courtesy of Mad Science @ QHST)
Noticed why your birthday photos are more well “liked” than a business update?
Or that people whom you “liked” and “commented” on tend to return the favour?
Bob Hoffman (courtesy of The San Francisco Egotist)
Well, Bob Hoffman (above) seems to think so.
Courtesy of Vision
Want to reach that guy staring at his laptop in a Starbucks cafe? What about that lady thumbing away at her smart phone while waiting for her cab?
What is the single best way to reach consumers in the age of social media and ubiquitous digital devices?
Do social media gurus exist? (courtesy of Brian Copeland)
I’m caught in a digital dilemma.
Courtesy of Your Social Move
Plagued by the lack of funds, non-profits like associations and societies often have to employ shoe-string marketing strategies. With its relatively low cost compared to traditional advertising, social media marketing can be an attractive option. However, the devil as they say is in the details.
Speaking at the Association Management Seminar (courtesy of MCI Singapore), Martin Ross of mediamind shared that non-profits first need to understand the digital landscape and the plethora of social platforms available.
Sometimes, the best folks to market your brand are not advertising agencies, publicists or sales persons.
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