Social Media

Listly, WordPress and the Plugin Dilemma

Our test of the Listly plugin on this blog represents every marketer’s dilemma of the need to weigh the benefits of opportunity and change against the potential drawbacks.

Listly’s appeal to inbound marketers
For those who haven’t heard of it, Listly is a social tool that allows for collaborative list curation. […]

How to Leverage LinkedIn for Business

Leveraging LinkedIn for your business is a social media necessity. If you do nothing else in the vast social media continuum, LinkedIn is a solid place where you are likely to engage with industry peers, colleagues and – yes, it’s true – your target audience(s).

Leveraging LinkedIn for Business
I was […]

Social Media for Regulated Industries: Go or No Go?

To tweet or not to tweet? That is your question, right? Social media for regulated industries is still an open question for many marketers. As with any decisions that have a direct impact on your business’ public image and legal obligations, it is definitely worth thoughtful consideration.
Easier or Harder?
In […]

Pinterest and Teens: A new found appreciation

I may have been somewhat premature when I first expressed my doubts about Pinterest for consumers in an earlier post. Let’s just say I’ve been known to be a little slow to warm up to new technology tools (my colleagues might say that’s the understatement of the year). But […]

Growth Companies and Social Media: Do You Fit the Pattern?

I was struck again recently by the tight correlation between growth companies and active social media use. Because the mega consumer product brands get so much attention – think Coca-Cola, McDonald’s, Chevy and Super Bowl — it’s easy to think large companies in general have embraced social media. The […]

Sustainability: Leveraging Twitter Lists on Listly

This is a test. This is only a test. This is a test to see if the time and effort put into carefully maintaining a list on Twitter can be leveraged on Listly using its new Twitter list integration. For my test I’m using the list I’ve built over […]

Newsle: A Review Revisited

Withdrawal pangs drive me to revisit an earlier Newsle review for fellow sufferers. If you dread the thought of missing important accomplishments, celebrations or struggles for clients, colleagues and friends  — and you came to depend on how the combined power of Google Reader and an active Google Alert service helped you keep up with such news nuggets (for free!) — then you understand my pain and this updated Newsle review is for you.