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Where Social Media Marketing Is Headed

May 26, 2009 Jim Tobin

Forrester’s recent report on The Future of The Social Web made some interesting predictions about where social media marketing is heading, and how major brands will need to respond. We’ve clearly moved beyond Social Relationships and into Social Functionality, and the early signs of Social Colonization are clearly upon us. […]

How Social Media Fits In With The Sales Cycle

May 12, 2009 Danny Brown

When you’re selling something, how do you do it? Are you keeping it simple or are you overselling? In other words, are you using translation marketing or not? In his post today, Chris Brogan discusses the sales cycle and where social media fits into it. Prospects, awareness, leads, customers and […]

Is Social Media Immune To The Recession Woes?

April 28, 2009 Brian Solis

Fueled by a combination of popularity, curiosity, necessity, strategy, and trendiness, marketers are embracing a new recipe that injects a proactive, social approach to outbound communications and engagement – with or without all of the answers before they jump in. This approach, while courageous, has required faith, conviction, and champions […]

FTC Moves To Regulate Viral Marketing

April 14, 2009 Frank Reed

AdAge reports that the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is moving closer to a proposed plan that will begin regulating viral marketing and blogs. Regardless of what side of the political fence you are on it’s starting to get a bit scary as to just how much the government wants to […]

Social Media Is Changing The Way Companies Communicate

March 31, 2009 Lee Odden

Are companies engaging in social media? Are they monitoring their brand? What’s a social media press release? These were a few of the topics covered in Marketingsherpa’s recent “Engaging Bloggers, Journalists and Customers” webinar featuring Todd Defren from SHIFT Communications and Marketingsherpa’s Sergio Balegno discussing new ways journalists are using […]

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