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What’s your company’s Facebook LPM (Likes per Million)?

  Here’s another great way to gage your Brand Value via Booz & Co.: Every company can compare its brand value to that of its competitors based on a readily available scale: Facebook “likes,” adjusted for company revenue. Measuring brand value has always been something of a dark art. Marketers have experimented with many combinations […]

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What’s Your Company’s Facebook LPM (Likes per Million)?

What’s Your Company’s Facebook LPM (Likes per Million)?

via Booz & Comapny Every company can compare its brand value to that of its competitors based on a readily available scale: Facebook “likes,” adjusted for company revenue. by Nicholas Hodson, Umut Aytekin, and Jon Crawford Measuring brand value has always been something of a dark art. Marketers have experimented with many combinations of financial […]

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Communicating to the 17 – 34 crowd

The emerging generation of 17 to 34-year-olds knows infinitely more about using technology and media, and have never known life without the Internet. So how do you reach these “Millennials?”  Like most of us, the younger generation hates the hard sell. They’re better at spotting it than their older peers, and they are much more […]

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Facebook follies: We’re finally getting used to the change

Using Facebook today was like coming home to find that someone rearranged my furniture, ate all my food and switched my clothes to a different closet. I promised my Facebook friends I would not whine anymore about the new changes I discovered late last night on my favorite social network. But I am sure I’m […]

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Let’s Get Social video: Snake oil or Social Media business opportunity?

I just watched a video forwarded to me by a friend that got my scam radar up. The 17-minute video from LetsGetSocial claims to show you how to make scads of money without any formal education or training as a Social Media Manager. Sound too good to be true? The narrator, Ryan Deiss, asks you […]

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The beast of Social Commerce: Can it be tamed?

I’ve been working lately with clients who have websites with shopping carts. Fantastic websites that allow you to shop in your bathrobe–my kind of shopping. The question I’m often asked to solve: “How do I marry social media with my e-commerce site?” Social commerce has evolved into so much more than simply using a few […]

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Curation vs. Content: Why you need both

“Stand back everyone; I’m having an original thought!” Does it seem to you like the art of writing original content is gasping for oxygen? Curation (sharing other people’s content across social media streams) is becoming a science in itself. There are different schools of thought on curation strategy, and I’ve included some links below this […]

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The invisible thing you have to give your blog readers

I can’t not share this terrific post from one of my favorite blogger/writers. I’ve met Jon Acuff twice; once at a conference he was leading, and once when he so kindly reviewed my blog and offered great, insightful tips on how to better reach out to my readers. Jon is a national best-selling author, hosts […]

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Need work? Find your next gig through social media!

Have you ever found a job or freelance client via Facebook, Twitter or LinkedIn? I have! Finding the right candidate for a job is like finding a new apartment: timing, finances and quality all have to align just right. And somehow, the pool of options always seems to feel both prohibitively large and prohibitively limited […]

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Are you screaming at your customers?

As a parent of two teens, I can tell you the most effective types of communications that produce results, and the types that inspire eyeball rolling.  Generally: engaging, asking, listening, affirming = good; shouting, screaming, nagging = not good. The best leadership in your family is not so different from the leaders we need to […]

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