Who Are You Working For?

What are you working on right now? Can you explain exactly why you’re working on it? Do you know why you’re spending time writing that blog post? Sitting in that meeting? Answering that email? Preparing that presentation? Do you have an idea of what you’re trying to accomplish? Do you have a strategy for what […]

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What Can Advertising Learn From PR When It Comes to Social Media?

Public Relations vs. Advertising. Earned media vs. Paid media. Huge budgets vs. tiny ones.¬† Advertising and Public Relations have been engaged in a love-hate relationships for decades. What’s more effective? What offers better ROI? How should they work together? Should they work together? For years, advertising has been the big brother in this often tenuous […]

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Competing on the Field But Cooperating in the Office

It’s not difficult to find examples of sports teams using social media. From the player (Gilbert Arenas’ landmark blogging in 2006) to the team (the Red Sox using Twitter to give away free tickets during a rain delay) to the league (the NHL’s tweetups), social media has gone from being an innovative marketing tactic to […]

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Mr. Popularity and Your Enterprise 2.0 Community

Let’s do an experiment. Take five minutes and do a quick search of your organization’s blogs, microblogs, wikis, and forums that are available behind your firewall – and then let me know what the most popular topics are. Do they involve¬†“social media,” “Web 2.0,” “new media,” “mobile,” “enterprise 2.0,” or “collaboration?” Now, take a look […]

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