Since social data analysis has become a mainstream business practice, the actions we take with that data have become more crucial than ever.
It’s Opening Day of baseball season, so what better time to launch the first-ever Social Pros All-Stars baseball cards? See directly (and download) on Slideshare here What Is This All About? For more than two years, each week I’ve recorded an episode of the Social Pros podcast, where my co-hosts and I interview a social […]
The social industry should be ashamed of itself: Failed promise. Failed mission. #Fail. We must save ourselves — now. Here’s what I mean: Three years ago, while I was still at salesforce.com, CEO Marc Benioff wrote “The Facebook Imperative.” It was a manifesto that urged enterprises to tap into the power of social media so that employees could more […]
Regardless of how you define social business; it’s hard to argue that organizations today must change if they want to stay relevant and competitive. I have seen business change and lived through many of its ups and downs for many years. My first book, Smart Business, Social Business was my eyewitness account of living through […]
Editor’s Note: This is an excerpt from Brian Solis‘s new book, What’s the Future of Business? Learn more about the book and purchase a copy at http://wtfbusiness.com. Over the years, businesses have developed sales, marketing, and service strategies around the sales funnel. The model of awareness, interest, desire, and action describes the likely steps […]
It’s time to recalibrate your expectations about customer complaints. 57% of Americans will have a smartphone this year, meaning that the majority of your customers (and in some industries, the vast majority) now possess two things, at all times, in their pants: Access to almost the entirety of the world’s knowledge Several different mechanisms to […]
Silos are for suckers. Your customers do not care about your org chart. To them, it’s irrelevant how your organization is structured, and the internal power plays and land grabs that unfold across your company are immaterial. Your customers, potential customers and fans only care about two things in social media: They want to be heard. […]