Social Media Tools, Facebook

Social Subscribe – Why Facebook Likes Do Matter


One of the questions causing a fair amount of debate around digital marketing circles revolves around whether or not Facebook page “Likes” carry any measurable business value. Early studies into the question focused on equating the value of a Like to dollars and cents, with some whitepapers making somewhat audacious claims about the monetary value […]

Guest Posts, Social Business, Social Media Case Studies, Social Media Strategy, Blogging and Content Creation

The 3 Building Blocks of Social Business Evolution

Michael Brito

Guest post by Michael Brito, Vice President at Edelman Digital. He writes the Britopian blog, and wrote the new social business book, Smart Business, Social Business: A Playbook for Social Media in Your Organization (available July 26) Building a business is easy. Start with an idea. Find a wicked developer who is willing to work […]

Content Marketing

Google, Social Media, and the Wisdom of Enigmas

Google Billboard

Guest post by Daniel Lemin of marketing innovation consultancy Social Studio. He provides brands and agencies with the research, insights and good old-fashioned know-how needed to be more effective marketers. In the early part of my career I was fortunate to land a job on the corporate marketing team at Google. At the time I […]

Guest Posts

100% of Marketing Stats Are Made of Numbers

question heads

Guest post by Jeff Rohrs VP of Marketing Research and Education at ExactTarget. Jeff is also co-author of the ExactTarget/CoTweet SUBSCRIBERS, FANS & FOLLOWERS Research Series. Jay Baer has made a terrible mistake. He has gone on vacation and invited me to guest blog again. After my critically-acclaimed & Tony-award nominated post last year—“3 Reasons […]

Content Marketing, Guest Posts

Value + Offer: The 3 Levels of Blended Content

blended content

Guest post from Russ Henneberry, who writes, speaks and executes on content marketing plans for small businesses. He writes a daily blog about how tiny businesses can make mighty profits using a personal computer, a little imagination and a few well placed dollars. Companies must now create their own attention to promote products and services. […]

Guest Posts, Social Media Strategy, Social Media Marketing

7 Social Media Lessons From Phil Collins


Guest post by Marjorie Clayman, resident blogger at She works at Clayman Advertising, Inc., her family-owned full-service marketing firm. Recently, Phil Collins, drummer for Genesis and soft rock superstar, announced that he was retiring from the rock music industry after an illustrious 40-year career. Whether this will be like Michael Jordan’s 2-3 retirement announcements has yet […]