Tag: followers

Social Media Summit Presentation with ITWeb

Social Media Summit Presentation with ITWeb

There is so much buzz and hype around social media – especially in a Business 2 Business context; so much so that organisations are finding it difficult to keep up with the trends and further to that show real business value from their social media efforts. Measuring by followers, likes and friends is all well …

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My Heavy Chef Interview on Social Advertising Spend

My Heavy Chef Interview on Social Advertising Spend

Wendy Tayler, the Heavy Chef Editor, interviewed me during the week to find out my thoughts on whether or not we are spending too much on social media advertising. The interview then also touches on marketing analytics and the use of big data to understand and come to grips with how and where marketers can make a …

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More proof We follow people, not brands

More proof We follow people, not brands

There has been a lot of activity recently around whether or not people follow brands or whether they follow people within those brands. In a recent study published by Forbes, it showed that people follow brands for discounts and not for engagement. This seems to be the case when we look at a platform like …

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Exclusive Books Looks to Gamification

Exclusive Books Looks to Gamification

In a very interesting move by Exclusive Books; they have added a new layer on to their very successful online store front. On the 21st of June, 2012 Exclusive Books have added Gamification principles to their website. Gamification essentially is defined as: the application of game-design principles to non-game situations—is gaining traction among businesses that …

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Why don’t we comment anymore?!

Why don’t we comment anymore?!

This is basically a hypothesis to the question, “why don’t we comment on articles we read online anymore?” It is a trend that I have seen countless times on content that is really captivating and thought provoking; on blogs that have asked questions looking for reader opinion and engagement. Recently though, those cries for input have …

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