Do The Work – Introducing the Social Pros Podcast

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My new podcast debuts this week. It’s called Social Pros – Real People Doing Real Work in Social Media. I’ve done a little podcasting in the past, and quite a few interviews here on Convince & Convert, and I’m thrilled to be adding Social Pros to the array of high quality content we create every […]

Social Media Strategy

The Power of Transparent Marketing to Rock Your Business in 2012 and Beyond

Guest post by Marcus Sheridan. Marcus passionately speaks and writes about business and marketing on his blog, The Sales Lion. Make sure to download his popular, 230-page FREE eBook—“Inbound and Content Marketing Made Easy” ‘Transparency’ Ahh yes, one of the most over-used words, yet under-utilized actions, in our society today. News stations, despite their incessant […]

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Putting the Social in Social Good

Guest post. Harrison Kratz is the Community Manager at MBA@UNC, the new online MBA degree program from the University of North Carolina. Harrison sticks to his entrepreneurial roots as the founder of the global social good campaign, Tweet Drive. Like anything in social media, the need for evolution comes pretty fast and furious. Time and time again, we become enamored with […]

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Can I Get Your Advice on a New Project Please

I have lots of new projects I want to tackle this year. We’ll be doing a redesign of Convince & Convert in the first quarter. I’ll also be writing a new book (roughly scheduled to be out in August – more details soon). My wife and I are getting back into the restaurant review blogging […]

Social Media Strategy

Social Media Management Software Ranked and Rated

Today, Jeremiah Owyang and the team at Altimeter released a new report (to which I contributed) called “A Strategy for Managing Social Media Proliferation.” It looks at the issues faced by large corporations when social media accounts steadily expand like Simon Cowell’s ego, creating lack of coordination and increased risk for social media crisis. How […]

Social Media Strategy

Amazon, Google, Apple, Facebook and the Gang of Four

Video production by my friends at Candidio. Fast, inexpensive, great service. (Abbreviated transcript below. Please watch video for entire interview) Jay: Hey everybody. It’s Jay Baer from Convince & Convert, joined today by a very special guest, prolific author, public speaker, consultant, and futurist, my man Phil Simon live from Las Vegas, Nevada. What is […]