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I am really excited to announce my newest book is NOW AVAILABLE –  Visual Social Media Marketing: Harnessing Images, Instagram, Infographics and Pinterest to Grow Your Business Online.
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Why Digital Marketing Requires a Learning Organization
Wednesday, 17 Feb, 2010 – 15:08 | 9 Comments
Why Digital Marketing Requires a Learning Organization

I have been thinking a lot about learning and social media marketing lately (I am working on a series of white papers on this subject with some colleagues from P&G).
Today, marketers and ad agencies don’t …

Social Media Marketing – Just Showing Up Isn’t Good Enough Any More
Tuesday, 9 Feb, 2010 – 11:32 | 4 Comments
Social Media Marketing – Just Showing Up Isn’t Good Enough Any More

The Early Days of Social Media
When social media first began to emerge as a marketing tool, it was relatively easy for brands to break through and connect with consumers.
Consumers were curious about why brands were …

How to Create Passionate Raving Fans for Your Brand
Tuesday, 26 Jan, 2010 – 11:13 | 3 Comments
How to Create Passionate Raving Fans for Your Brand

Marketers often talk about passionate brand enthusiasts and using social media and customer service as tools to create brand loyalists and enthusiasts.
The secret truth is that getting people to like you is often as simple …

Want Something? All you have to do is ask! 5 Ways Asking Works.
Thursday, 29 Oct, 2009 – 1:52 | 4 Comments
Want Something?  All you have to do is ask! 5 Ways Asking Works.

I was recently at a Cincinnati Web Entrepreneurs Meetup, and we had a brief discussion about asking people to do something for you.  The reality is that if you are nice and respectful and people …

Are you Missing the Point in Social Media? It isn’t about Collecting People.
Wednesday, 5 Aug, 2009 – 11:50 | One Comment
Are you Missing the Point in Social Media? It isn’t about Collecting People.

I work with a lot of different clients on social media strategy – big, small, corporate,  agencies, small businesses, individuals – and one thing they all have in common is a tendency to focus on …

5 Marketing Lessons I learned at the Gun Range
Monday, 27 Jul, 2009 – 9:38 | One Comment
5 Marketing Lessons I learned at the Gun Range

I recently went to a gun range (as a Canadian living the US I am mildly obsessed with American Gun Culture).  The experience was thrilling and exciting and fun and scary all at once, and …

7 Biggest Mistakes Companies Make in Social Media
Tuesday, 30 Jun, 2009 – 11:10 | 5 Comments
7 Biggest Mistakes Companies Make in Social Media

I gave this presentation at Search Engine Strategies Toronto a few weeks ago.  There is definitely a place for companies to engage in Social Media – people talk about their problems all the time, and …

Building Your Brand and Marketing Your Blog – WordCamp Columbus
Monday, 18 May, 2009 – 9:28 | 4 Comments
Building Your Brand and Marketing Your Blog – WordCamp Columbus

I had the honor and priviledge of speaking at wordcamp columbus on Saturday.  First of all, what a great event – props go out to the organizers for putting on such a wonderful event.
Second, I …

Engaging in Social Media – Presentation at SES London
Friday, 27 Feb, 2009 – 13:11 | 2 Comments
Engaging in Social Media – Presentation at SES London

I recently spoke at SES (Search Engine Strategies) London on a panel about social media, and I gave a presentation on engaging in social media.  Check out my fellow panelists (who are extremely smart women …

Why trust employees to talk on the phone but not twitter?
Thursday, 26 Feb, 2009 – 9:20 | 4 Comments
Why trust employees to talk on the phone but not twitter?

This question was recently posed on twitter, and many felt that companies should be more open in their social media approaches. Maybe it’s because I worked for a conservative packaged goods company for years, but …