Social Sharing Is Overrated

Measuring the true sales impact of social media efforts his hard and sometimes downright impossible. In the early days of social media that was ok. Social media was the bright shiny object that everyone wanted and few understood. Social media gurus … [Read more...]

Social Media: Changing The Brand Perception of Mardi Gras

As I embark on yet another Fat Tuesday, I can't help but flashback a decade (yes, it's been 10 years since I first invited you to experience Mardi Gras via my Tweetstream) and marvel at the power of Social Media to build brand perception. Back then, … [Read more...]

How To Succeed With Influencer Created Content Marketing

In November 2016, CNN plunked down a reported 20 millions dollars to purchase Beme, the video-sharing app started by YouTube star Casey Neistat. CNN┬áhoped to fashion it into an independently operated daily online news program that would appeal to … [Read more...]

Are You Reaching or Connecting With Your Sales Prospects?

Have you ever received a LinkedIn Cold or Warm Message like the one above? You know, where someone makes a sales ask via LinkedIn's Messaging system either as a first or second touch? Arggg. I hate those. Folks just don't realize that you only get … [Read more...]

Is Your Social Media KPI Data Lying To You?

Companies today live and die by the KPI (Key Performance Indicator) metric of their choosing. They become slaves to the data based sales & marketing approach. And there is nothing wrong with that until there is, especially with consumer … [Read more...]