Posts Tagged ‘Social Media’

Social Commerce: The Recommendation Economy On Steroids

As the effects of the recession roll into year four –  relief is in sight:  2010 holiday online spending grew substantially over an abysmal 2009 of eCommerce revenues. Nevertheless, it’s increasingly clear to Marketers that lifestyle and behaviour changes born of economic abundance and endless borrowing have translated into values of thrift, and conscious choices […]

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Should Financial Services Bother With Social Media?

On November 17th, 2010 I was honoured and delighted to join Tony Chapman, CEO of Capital C as part of the Social Media And Financial Services panel organized by the Israel Economic Mission to Canada. Topics I covered… Should financial institutions bother with Social Media? Is Social Media a revolution? Do communities dominate brands? And […]

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What Does Social Media Mean To Your Business?

Radian6 CEO Marcel Lebrun talks about the social medium. Highlights include: You can’t control Social Media, but you can have access to your customers directly in a real time conversation. The days of marketers pushing out their message is over. Now your brand is the sum of conversations about it. As a brand you can […]

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Insights Into How Kids And Teenagers Use Social Media In Their Everyday Lives

I’ve been doing a number of Youth Marketing consulting projects since I launched www.virginmobile.ca and continue to seek out youth related research. Recently, I came across a rare find of fabulous free research. Researchers at the University of Southern California and University of California, Berkeley carried out a three (3) year study to gain insights […]

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Better Branding Through Social Media Powered by Twitter

The Social Media conversation is powered by Web 2.0 which is now effectively more popular than porn, it’s clear it’s not a fad. Social Media is a fundamental shift in the way we communicate. Brands that understand the importance of an intimate conversation with their customers stand to benefit with runaway growth. Online communities are […]

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