Influencer Shminfluencer: The Truth Under the Covers

Hey, I feel for you. You’re launching a new campaign and you want to find the most influential people to inform and to win over as advocates. Your CEO asked you to put together a list of influencers but you know the score- every famous person is inundated by such requests and you feel […]

Changes in B2B Marketing — Mad Marketing TV Ep 13

Join guest host Jeff Ogden and special guest Paul Dunay, CMO of Networked Insights and author of Facebook Marketing for Dummies, as they discuss:

Recent changes in B2B marketing Influencer strategies and why they’re important Facebook’s IPO and what it means for marketers New social media tools for B2B marketers Social data and what […]

Any Publicity is Good Publicity in Social Media, right?

It used to be said that any publicity is good publicity. Now the same could be said about social media – any mention of your brand is good in social media but that’s not entirely correct!

Let me explain …

Five years ago, a tech savvy, digitally focused company could find satisfied and unsatisfied […]

Social Media for the Boardroom

At a recent BlogWell event I got a chance to hear Robert Raines from Chevron present his Social Media program and how he reports their activity into the Boardroom. It all starts with the Pulse Report that Chevron had produced by Edelman (their PR firm) using their Alterian’s SM2 social media monitoring tool. They identified […]

PR needs to Focus on Conversations

It’s no secret that the number of publications has declined over the last few years. The impact of that can be felt in B2C as well as B2B Marketing. There are fewer numbers of print publications remaining and every company’s marketing department wants to garner more traditional press. But it’s a zero sum game and […]

B2B Marketing: Trust + Community = ROI

Trust is not a new thing when it comes to marketing and communications as evidenced by one of the most awaited studies in the communications world is always the annual Edelman Public Relations Trust Barometer.

Trust is not a new thing in the world of sales either – its a fact that people enjoy buying […]

Influencers vs Advocates in B2B Marketing

According to Wikipedia – Influencer Marketing is a form of marketing that has emerged from a variety of recent practices and studies, in which focus is placed on specific key individuals (or types of individual) rather than the target market as a whole. It identifies the individuals that have influence over potential buyers, and orients […]

What you can learn from Mister Splashy Pants?

Ok so what does a humpback whale have to do with marketing? Check out this campaign from Greenpeace for the answer. […]

Facebook as the Media

An interesting trend has started to happen with Facebook lately – Media events are turning into Facebook groups!

Sure everyone friended Chesley Sullenberger after he successfully landed his US Airplane in the Hudson or friended Michael Phelps after he (fill in the blank)

But 2 media worthy events – this week – have both […]

Accelerate your PR with BuzzGain – a podcast with Mukund Mohan

Discovering and connecting with the people who will help your business thrive in today’s social economy is vital especially when attention has become a precious commodity! As a PR and Marketing specialist it is becoming mandatory for businesses today to identify the communities that are actively defining and shaping the future of your business […]