Tag: social media
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How have social influencers changed over the years? What impact does technology play on the evolution of influence?
I asked myself this question as I reflected on how much things have changed over the past two decades.
Courtesy of Drew’s Marketing Minute
Truth. Transparency. Trust.
These 3 Ts are the cornerstones of business, leadership and management. They also make good business sense in the social age – one where reputation, authority and influence matters more than slick advertising or clever creatives.
How would Taylor Swift grow her social influence? (courtesy of Hypable)
Can anybody become a social influencer these days? What are the steps needed to build your personal brand online?
Well, the world isn’t quite the same as before.
“If the end of the twentieth century can be characterised by futurism, the twenty-first can be defined by presentism.”
Courtesy of Fast Company
Have you started investing in your personal brand? Thought of how you can stand out from the crowd?
If you haven’t, it is high time for you to do so now.
Building your personal brand isn’t just about becoming an entrepreneur, celebrity, politician, or influencer. It is about becoming more effective in whatever you do in the digital and social age.
Sandy Pentland of MIT (courtesy of MIT)
Why do ideas spread from person to person? How do we marry the worlds of social influence, big data, and behavioural economics?
Enter Social Physics, a concept coined by MIT Professor Alex “Sandy” Pentland. Director of the Human Dynamics Laboratory, Pentland’s book Social Physics: How Good Ideas Spread – The Lessons from New Science proposes a new theory of human social interaction.
The ubiquity of social technologies and mobile devices have given rise to an interesting paradox.
We can now pinpoint with deadly accuracy who, where, when, and how consumers behave. Thanks to the assortment of sensing, tracking and predictive technologies, consumers’ every action can be accurately and meticulously mapped.
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Do you want to rock your social media marketing game? Keen to learn from the legendary Guy Kawasaki?
How should social media influencers act when faced with a moral dilemma? What is considered ethical and unethical in influencer marketing?
As I’ve previously blogged before in Who’s Your Influencer, online influencers are individuals who can “influence” the purchase decisions of others by virtue of their authority, knowledge, reputation or “likability”.
Courtesy of Leading With Trust
Do you know what the most important asset in the digital age is?
Nope, it’s not having a million fans or followers. Neither is it having the world’s greatest product.
The answer is TRUST.
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