The Three C’s of Information Commerce: Consumption, Curation, Creation

Here's some important data on consumption, curation and creation from Brian Solis... According to Forrester Research, overall adoption of social technologies has effectively reached saturation. 80% of people in the US engage with social media, which is equal to the number of people who text via SMS or  equivalent to the ubiquity of those who … Continue reading The Three C’s of Information Commerce: Consumption, Curation, Creation

14 Best Practices for Long-Term Social Media Success

The key to zooming in on purpose and usefulness within social channels starts with the realization that there is no one audience. Nor is there a sustainable market for branded messages, marketing campaigns, or “Tweet/Like to Win” contests. Indeed, every channel created to represent the brand must carry a purpose, mission and corresponding value. One … Continue reading 14 Best Practices for Long-Term Social Media Success

5 Reasons You Need A Social Media Manager

Image by fredcavazza via Flickr Business owners around the globe are asking themselves whether or not they need a social media manager. However, more and more of them are noticing the popularity of social media, but don't know how, where, when, or why they should jump on the bandwagon themselves.  They notice their colleagues, peers, friends, children … Continue reading 5 Reasons You Need A Social Media Manager