Adam Cohen

Update Your Segmentation Model With Social Data Before It’s Too Late

Adam Cohen

Attention digital marketers: It’s time. If you weren’t convinced before, I’m going to attempt to convince you again.

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Engaging the Right Audience on LinkedIn

Adam Cohen

(Cross posted on the Fleishman-Hillard DNA blog ). LinkedIn, one of the established social networks, is making strides in advancing how businesses can leverage the platform to engage followers.

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Autumn Transitions

Adam Cohen

It’s that time of year. Summer draws to a close, baseball season makes the home stretch to the playoffs, leaves change and school starts. For many it’s a new start and a change of seasons.

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Social Media Success is About The Customers, Stupid

Adam Cohen

How do you define success with leveraging social media? With each passing conference and industry event, the perennial mainstays of social media case studies tend to remain the same: Dell, Comcast, Southwest Airlines, Starbucks.

Social Media Automation 101

A beginner's guide to social media automation tools and getting automation right.

Making the Leap: Why Companies Struggle with Social Media

Adam Cohen

How many people at your company are trained, equipped and empowered to talk to customers? If your organization is large, chances are the percentage of customer-facing people is smaller. How many customers does your company have? How about potential customers?

Micromarketing: Relationship Marketing Through Advocacy

Adam Cohen

When I got the email asking me to contribute a review (for Chapter 7) of Greg Verdino ‘s new book, at first I didn’t think it would be a fit. I haven’t done book reviews here before, let alone since elementary school.

Professional Services at the Digital Crossroads

Adam Cohen

I’ve been watching lots of professional services firms evolve to take on the world of digital. PR agencies are embracing the evolution of communication to online, unstructured and real-time content.

10 Reasons Market Research is Critical to Social Media

Adam Cohen

I continue to be surprised at how many companies keep the Market Research department in some back hall closet collecting dust and reams of paper reports. It happens in all industries, but lately I've seen retail companies keep their

The Content Marketing Survival Guide: How to Navigate the Wilds of Social Media

Use this guide to inspire your creativity and ignite more successful and sustainable social media conversations.

Interview: EMC Does Social Media From The Inside Out

Adam Cohen

Recently I had a discussion with a client about doing social media “inside out&# – starting with leveraging collaboration tools and focusing on using social tools inside the walls before engaging customers.

Some Brand Haiku Humor

Adam Cohen

Good friend Aaron Strout had a moment of inspiration on a plane and decided to challenge a few friends to come up with Haikus about recent brand experiences. In his continuing reign as the Kevin Bacon of Social Media, Aaron was quickly able to recruit a list of talented marketers to join in the fun.

Down the Rabbit Hole: Super 8?s Complex Viral Campaign

Adam Cohen

This morning I caught wind of a Steve Spielberg produced, J. Abrams directed movie scheduled to come out next year. I’m sure I’m very late to the game but was inspired by what I found.

The Digital Five Tool Player

Adam Cohen

As the convergence of different marketing tactics takes root in agencies, vendors and marketing departments of companies of all sizes, I’ve started to think about what it takes to ultimately be a “ five tool player &# in the digital space.

On Beyond Snake Oil

Adam Cohen

Say all you want about people who make a living off of consulting in social media – like any industry where there is buzz, there will be snake oil salesmen who are trying to take advantage of the trend. A Google search on “social media snake oil&# returns over 187,000 results.

A World Gone Social

Learn how companies must adapt to survive.

Twitter Badges For Brands Who Want to Avoid Narcissism

Adam Cohen

While Facebook is mailing signs to businesses, I’m pretty sure no one is helping them understand Twitter – for free anyways. After all, Twitter is for narcissists , right?

Social Media Chat Tuesday, July 21st

Adam Cohen

There are regular chats on Twitter, and then there's hashtagsocialmedia.com. Marc Meyer and Jason Breed have done an amazing job over the last year plus bringing in some highly respected and social-media-knowledgeable folks like Chris

I Will Not Write About Old Spice

Adam Cohen

I will resist the urge. Already there are too many write-ups about the inspirational campaign from a social media perspective. I'm going to keep telling myself, “Please don't write about Old Spice

Billboard Yourself

Adam Cohen

Spotted this excellent example of fusing digital, personalization, offline, online, social media and music. Spot on for Billboard magazine. I get inspired by the fusion across creative concepts like this. RSS feed readers please click through to see the video).

Social Media Marketing GPS

SMGPS will tell you the why & how to use social media for marketing, 1 tweet at a time. You'll learn essentials in digestible little spoonfuls.

How Often Do Ethical Questions Impact Your Social Media Efforts?

Adam Cohen

Over the course of the last week, while working on social media initiatives for several clients, the following questions or situations came up: A client missing an opportunity to engage in a conversation (coupled with desire of agency team members to respond).

Social Media Does Not Exist

Adam Cohen

The greatest trick the Devil ever pulled was convincing the world he didn’t exist. – The Usual Suspects (1995). I had an interesting discussion recently about Social media strategies.

Sweet Association Social Media & Marketing Jobs – June 21

SocialFish

Here are some cool jobs, hand-picked by me, that you can find via the SocialFish job board ! We focus on jobs in social media , marketing , communications , PR , advocacy , and digital. .

The 17 Best Social Media Management Tools

Webbiquity SMM

Monitoring and managing even a moderately active business social media presence can be time-consuming. The number of people using social media continues to grow, usage is increasing, and more networks require attention.

How to Be Social: A Social Media Manifesto

Learn the 10 worst social media marketing mistakes and how to avoid them.

Get Your Account Verified on Twitter

Janet Fouts

Getting a verified Twitter account is easier than it seems. Follow this guide to getting your own account verified. Social Media Networks Social Media Tips and Tricks Twitter strategy Twitter

The Conscious Company Global Leaders Forum

Janet Fouts

I spent a few days last week at the new 1440 Multiversity , attending the Conscious Company Global Leaders Forum. Here’s my recap of some of the highlights.

Digital Transformation as an Expression of Business

Buzz Marketing for Technology

In much of industry, the idea of “Digital Transformation” has taken root. At the core of this process is the need to replace antiquated and “slow” processes, products, and service offerings with agile, automated, and “smart” processes, products, and service offerings.

The Great AMS Shakeup and what to do about it

SocialFish

With the current shakeup in the association technology space with the merger of Abila, YourMembership and Aptify , association executives are left to wonder what will happen to services and products–not to mention their long-term relationships with their existing AMS partners–as a result.

8 Stupid Simple Social Media Tricks to Boost SEO

Discover just how easy it is to boost SEO with social media.

Increase Instagram Engagement With These 6 Tips

Firebelly

In order to get the most out of your Instagram account, you must create content that leads to higher engagement. Increase Instagram engagement with these six techniques. 6 Tips to Increase Instagram Engagement: 1. Hashtags.

Why Transmedia Is The New Viral Gold For Influencer Marketing

The Realtime Report

Why Transmedia Is The New Viral Gold For Influencer Marketing By Dr. Chester Branch. The old form of content marketing is dying. It’s become nothing more than ‘white noise.’ ’ So marketers are relying on influencer marketing as a way to break through the clutter and be heard.

Making Social Media An ROI Positive Channel For B2B Businesses

The Realtime Report

Making Social Media An ROI Positive Channel For B2B Businesses By Jingcong Zhao. With $5.4 Billion spent on social media marketing in the U.S. alone last year , it’s clear that social media is being cemented as a marketing function in most B2B organizations.

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Cool Nonprofit Jobs This Week – May 24

SocialFish

Here are some cool jobs, hand-picked by me, that you can find via the SocialFish job board ! We focus on jobs in social media , marketing , communications , PR , advocacy , and digital.

Maximizing LinkedIn for Business

Get started on truly maximizing your LinkedIn presence with this informative eBook.

Cyberbullying: My Week on LinkedIn

Waxing UnLyrical

About a week ago, I posited what I thought was a fairly innocuous question on LinkedIn: It got a few interesting responses, which was great; I was, after all, asking a question. That was about a week ago. Suddenly, over this past weekend, the number of views had crossed 10,000.

Give Your Campaign Video Marketing Boost

The Realtime Report

Give Your Campaign Video Marketing Boost By Alexander Harrison.

3 Tips for Using Social Media for B2B Marketing

Webbiquity SMM

Guest post by Larry Alton. Social media can be a great business tool to use for marketing, sales, PR, customer service, and HR.

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8 Google Analytics Tricks For Marketers

The Realtime Report

8 Google Analytics Tricks For Marketers. By Varun Sharma. When someone wants a tool to analyze the traffic coming to their website, nothing comes close to Google Analytics (GA).