Social Media Strategy

Embrace Mistakes to Become a Better Social Media Pro

April’s Social Pros come from three countries: Canada, the Netherlands, and the U.S. Between them, they’ve studied law, theology, film & TV, mechanical engineering, and performing arts. Their responsibilities span from leading a social media team of over 150 to designing yo-yos. They each have a piece of advice for us: embrace mistakes, set goals, listen, and interact.

Content Marketing, Social Media Strategy, Blogging and Content Creation, Social Media Marketing

Make it Bigger – The 4 Types of Corporate Blogs

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Is your blog broad enough? Despite all the hoopla and teeth gnashing about micro-blogging like Twitter, and medium-blogging like Posterous, the good old blog isn’t going anywhere. For many social media objectives, the blog just works better. It’s more searchable, more convincing, and more flexible. But often, it’s also too narrow. Yes, I’ve advocated strongly […]

Content Marketing, Guest Posts, Social Media Strategy, Blogging and Content Creation, Social Media Marketing

Audit Your Intellectual Capital – 7 Ways to Find Your Stories

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Guest post by Elizabeth Sosnow (@elizabethsosnow), Managing Director of BlissPR, a New York City based public relations firm. She develops and supervises strategic communications programs for major companies in professional and financial services, with a particular emphasis on the legal, consulting and insurance industries. Boy gets girl. Boy loses girl. Boy slips on banana peel, […]

Community Management, Content Marketing, Convince and Convert, Social Media Strategy, Blogging and Content Creation, Conferences and Events, Social Media Marketing

Build Thought Leadership Through Social Networking

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Remember, social media is about people, not logos. That’s why the most powerful form of social capital is personal, not corporate. That was the theme of my day-long workshop for the Association of Management Consulting Firms last week in New York. My friend and client Elizabeth Sosnow of BlissPR co-presented with me. Titled “You’re a […]