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I have been following the quite interesting work of Erik Qualman (@equalman) on his blog Socialnomics, where he presents a number of evidences that social media is one of the most important phenomena that happened in recent years worldwide. His video above is transcripted as follows:
A press release provides reporters with the basics they need to develop a news story. Press releases can announce a range of news items such as: scheduled events, personal promotions, awards, news products and services, sales and other financial data, accomplishments, etc. Source: Wiki...
Harold Feld has a good post on Susan Crawford's return from the White House. He paints her as Cincinatus, the Roman who reluctantly put down his plow to lead Rome in its time of need, and voluntarily returned to his farm as soon as the day was won. Harold counts ...
Aloha and welcome to the post-blog report.  Over the last 5 months, I’ve been writing a blog series called, 26 Short Topics about Security and wanted to share some observations.  First, I went about this since there are so many IT challenges when it comes to security and it’s...
At the National Association of Citizen Journalists we believe all journalists should live and work by certain core values. We have 15 Core Values that we promote at the NACJ. The following is Core Value #4 – Accountability to the Public: A citizen journalist’s highest obligation is to ...
Picture me on this quiet Christmas morning finishing a cup of coffee, listening to a set of tracks I just downloaded from Amazon, my family doing their early slow bustle, criticizing a country a full diameter away from me, and you’ve got the picture of a snug, smug American blogger. Fu...
I don’t know if Tiger Woods cheated on Elin with Rachel Uchitel, is a reckless operator, was having an argument, was in a hurry to get out of his house around 2 a.m. or just wanted a new SUV. And I really don’t care. What bugs me in what I thought was an era of growing transparency for...
The American Revolution produced many notable newspapermen who wrote passionately in support of independence and who injected into their writings the idea of a free press. Many of their writings helped develop the press freedoms that were written into the Constitution and the Bill of R...
I was recently asked to opine on what makes a social media manager and his (or her) strategy successful in today's market. Having dabbled in the field for a little while now (perhaps what can be considered a long time in this emerging medium) it forced me to stop and reflect on my own ...
The success of the extraordinary online campaign that helped Rage Against the Machine pip Joe McElderry to this year's Christmas number one record is no one-off. New research published today by Euro RSCG Biss Lancaster amongst 1200 UK social media users reveals that more than 40 per ce...
Self trust is the fuel that powers us to explore new worlds, test new theories, expand our horizons. When we trust ourselves, we have the courage to move beyond the known and safe. We move beyond our past and reach for our full potential. When we don't trust ourselves, we're tethere...
Often when we have a call with a new client who is getting started with BLASTmedia, we get the question, “what makes a good client?” or “what makes for the best client/agency relationship?” By simply asking this question, they have already knocked out one of the best things clients can...
I used to love lists.  I am a card-carrying list maker since 1980.  I still prefer a good pen-and-paper list on a notepad to a Word doc, wiki, or whiteboard. List-makers used to be somewhat unique, and kind of freaky types.  Now, everyone makes lists.  People Magazine publishes the Mo...
You certainly have heard several stories like that of John Smith, a senior executive of a large company. He has worked for over 20 years in the major market players. He had a career up and always brought good results to their employers. He is a well recognized professional by his peers...
The big news in IT this year has to be Cloud Computing. Like the result of a Gremlin fed after midnight, Cloud Computing turned into the Stripe of the IT world. As pundits and vendors raced to gain mindshare as a means of priming the economy-dulled sales pipeline, IT buyers were caught...
It’s almost the end of the year and we will soon start a fresh one. What is amazing about the end of the year is the festive mood it puts us in. It also puts us in a reflective mood as we ponder over what has transpired and how we have come out of this year stronger than we went ...
In 2008 I noted I was 1% more productive than 2007 with 101 posts. This year my statistics have plummeted, with just on 56 posts, a huge drop in "productivity". I wonder if it's anything to do with having a second kid? Like last year I find it an interesting exercise to look back over ...
Gabriel Garcia of Podcookie.com gives an overview of podcasting and how companies can leverage this tool to extend their marketing brand. In this interview with Cisco’s Zoya Fallah, he also discusses the business benefits of podcasting in a business to business space and business...
Social media isn’t just for the Fortune 500 world, but it isn’t a just a simple, free, easy 1-2-3 proposition, either. In fact, as major corporations build out their social media strategies to expand their place in the market conversation, increase market share, differentia...
Interacting with women makes men stupid | Psychology Today Brain wiring problem it seems, or just lack of practice? (tags: psychology communication) Do Cross-Gender Friendships Always Have a Sexual Element? | Psychology Today The world is probably too cynical…
“I have many roles, hats if you will. Does that mean I should have an online profile for each?” asked an attendee at the fifth annual Massachusetts Conference for Women. This is a great question. In fact, there were 11...
It only takes minutes to sign up for social networking In a similar vein, when an advisor knows a prospective client's social networking interests, they will likely uncover a rich source of voluntary, accurate and timely information at their fingertips - market intelligence that may we...
Do you know, is there a better way for businesses to meet online, present projects, and share calendars and ideas anytime, from anywhere? Are you ready to share your experience?Small- and medium-sized business owners can compete for a chance to win up to $2,000 in a reward card and a f...
Data.gov is a fairly recent Federal initiative with respect to data and information sharing and transparency; i.e. encouraging and facilitating the exposure (by all Government agencies) of verifiable, raw government data/geodata and data tools/visualization techniques to the public. Da...
David Meerman Scott gives insight into understanding buyer personas. This is the fourth in a series of videos conducted by Stacy Spognardi of Cisco focused on opening up a discussion about social media within the service provider community (and beyond). David looks into profiling buyer...
We have grown accustomed to short, quick messaging methodologies and unable to read detailed information for a substantial period of time before becoming distracted by events that require our immediate attention. What impact does this have on the readers of our white papers? How do we ...
I truly question if the ERP developers and their programmers get social media and marketing. I question if they can truly meet the needs of marketing departments and look beyond a simple project plan, marketing budget, or lead-tracking program.
Often when we discuss social media, one of the first questions that comes up is something along the lines of “That’s great, but where’s the ROI?” We talked about this before in Businesses: Stay Away From Social Media If You Meet The Following Criteria and Social Media: Justify Your Lo...
A few weeks back, I participated in the net.works case study competition of IIMA’s Confluence along with 3 of my classmates in SJMSOM, IIT Bombay. As a part of the competition, we were asked to prepare a report on what a social network with 500 million users in India would look like. T...
Unicorn's Media-as-a-Service™ Platform Delivers Global Reach to Support Massive Interest London, UK - December 7, 2009 - Global audiences can watch world leaders engage in a live debate at the 2009 UN Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen on the crucial topic of climate change,...
I've been around the PowerBuilder Sybase/Powersoft camp for more than 15 years. For 13 of them I was lucky enough to be a trainer, traveling all over North America helping thousands of you build your coding skills and master the PowerBuilder platform. Golly, I remember standing in fron...
Last week EMC and Cisco announced their VCE collation and Acadia. The other day, HP continued its early holiday shopping by plucking down $2.7B USD and bought 3COM, one of the networking seven dwarfs (e.g. when compared to networking giant Cisco). Some of the other so called networking...
If you are like me, you are regularly receiving unsolicited email from various quarters, telling you about the latest and greatest SEO solutions on the planet. Just buy the book, or guide, or download the promotional whitepaper and this expert will offer you the latest "Secrets" to sea...
There's a lot of talk about how we need to focus on our buyers' issues and provide them educational insights to help them learn what they need to know to make buying decisions. Heck, I say it in my book...in several places, I think. I've said it on this blog, and I'll continue to say i...
In this age of collaborative technologies and social media, is there still a place for in-person meetings and real phone calls? Yes! The idea of "going primitive" can actually give you a strategic advantage in your communications.
In the 1900s foreign tech companies would go to China to set up shop. Most had a twisted idea that if they sold a comb to one billion Chinese they would become wealthy, but others saw the potential of China as a place to build new business, and new business models not possible in their...
Increasingly, the topic of social media and digital marketing are surfacing in discussions with my marketing counterparts at our service provider customers around-the-world. In large part because of highly visible “virtual, viral, visual” launch effort we’ve done in the past with such ...
The Customer Collective has released a new eBook with contributions from some truly insightful sales leaders to help us understand just what "social selling" means in today's marketplace. Although we all know that our buyers have changed, business is moving so swiftly these days that i...
We all know about outsourcing, the ability to farm out work to people, often overseas, that will work for less, and sometimes for a lot less. But a not-so-new trend is changing the way that outsourcing happens, called crowdsourcing. The idea is to take a job and divide it into small...
Pure360 launches 'Automations' to help marketers deliver complex email campaigns with ease1st December 2009 - Pure360 is today putting control firmly in the hands of email marketers with the launch of Automations, a highly intuitive tool that enables the planning and delivery of sophis...