We have to change the way we deal with ‘partners’

Image via Wikipedia All vendors, heck, EVERYONE needs to rethink the way we interact with customers, especially now that there are 400 million Facebook members, 100 million of which access the service via smartphones... "Traditional Web sites are being replaced by social media and Web 2.0 communities for vendor and partner marketing and sales activities, … Continue reading We have to change the way we deal with ‘partners’

Looking for savings in your ‘enterprise’?

Open source software may be the answer... "There's a persistent perception that open source software is being ignored in the enterprise, that IT management fears it and it ends up being more costly to deploy than proprietary solutions. That's certainly the perception that some major software vendors would like you to have. But it's Jeffrey … Continue reading Looking for savings in your ‘enterprise’?

Ponder this 2/20/2010

Image via CrunchBaseHere are a couple of things to think about this weekend in the social media space..."Whom do we increasingly trust less? Us. It's a finding that strikes at the foundation of many a social-media marketing philosophy: Tapping into peer-to-peer networks is a way for marketers to tell authentic, credible stories to consumers whose … Continue reading Ponder this 2/20/2010

No disagreement from me…

Image via CrunchBase...on this issue!"It’s 2009. Every business needs a corporate blog to accompany their corporate website, and every individual needs a personal blog to share their thoughts - or portfolio - with the world.My advice? Go with WordPress. Then leverage a database of 4,500+ third-party plugins to make it the most robust, cost-effective, Web … Continue reading No disagreement from me…

Are you still struggling…

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6a_KF7TYKVc ...to understand social media? This video can help! Using social media techniques, I was able to increase the traffic to elevate my site by over 17 million in the Alexa rankings in just three months. If that sounds interesting but you don't really understand why, give me a call -- I'll be happy to … Continue reading Are you still struggling…