Social Media Research

Why I’m Competing With You. And You. And You. And You.

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Social media changes the very fabric of corporate competition. It used to be that your competitors were the people that sold similar goods and services, or operated in the same geographical area. No more. Now, you’re competing with Coke. With McDonald’s. With Chevy. And Zappos. And Jet Blue. And every other company on the planet. […]

Email, Social Media Research, Social Media Tools, Email Marketing Advice, Facebook

Invitation Avalanches, Attention Infidelity, and the Science of the Social Break-Up

The Social Break-Up

Is the golden goose poisoned before it’s even an adult? The current relationship between companies and consumers via social media and email is unsustainable. The backlash has begun, and abuse of any one channel has a spillover effect on consumer attitudes toward other channels. That’s one of my main takeaways from fascinating new research from […]