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 hoped to fashion it into an independently operated daily online news program that would appeal to … [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...]

What’s The Value of a Facebook Like?

The Facebook Like, is often dismissed as little more than a Facebook Marketing vanity metric by many in the social media marketing world. I get it, it's so easy to Like something. It doesn't take a lot of effort, so how valuable is a Facebook Like … [Read more...]

Are You Exploiting These 4 Easy Social Selling Techniques

I don’t have time to play on Twitter, LinkedIn, or Facebook—I have sales calls to make. Ever heard that one before? It’s been the most common thing social selling trainers and social selling agencies have heard from salespeople for as long as social … [Read more...]

Why Conversations Are Essential in Successful Influencer Marketing Campaigns

Most influencer campaigns today are really thinly veiled awareness ad campaigns. Companies are simply renting access to an influencer's audience on the misguided belief that this access will generate sales by association. But this is a short-sighted … [Read more...]