Seven Ways to Use Social Media for Business

Webbiquity SMM

Marketers no longer have to rely on expensive, contrived focus groups; social media provides a vastly larger, richer, more real-world source of information. Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn groups, community sites (e.g. Share this on Reddit.

Nuggets from Social Media workshops as of late. : Community Group Therapy

Buzz Marketing for Technology

What is the outside-in approach at each phase in the lifecycle today and then focus on how to make that better (and connect that to business measures that matter). So, don’t get paralyzed by the cross group challenges - move it forward and determine where the opportunities to improve customer experience are for what “you control&# and drive progress there - then fan out with your early successes. © 2008 Community Group Therapy. reddit. Upcoming Events.

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Why Do Customers Tattoo Themselves with the Brands They Love?

Bill Hartzer

Membership into Social Groups: Brand tattoos help customers bond with others in the same social group who share special interests and common values. You only “get the message” if you’re part of that group. Share this on Reddit. By BJ Bueno , guest author.

Seth Godin on Steroids: Here’s My Evernote Password

Viper Chill

We’d do a focus group and find out people didn’t understand what equipment they’d need, so we’d add that. Jump became the first teacher on the site to earn more than $1 million on the site by using selling her lesson plans focused on teaching kindergarteners.

How To Promote Your Content Through Social Ads Effectively

Kikolani

But your main focus has to be your website. Reddit: Your ad is really a “Sponsored Link” that will appear on Reddit’s front page or on chosen sub-reddits main pages. Nowadays, it’s getting harder and harder to be “noticed” on Google.

Monitoring Your Company’s Brand Online with MutualMind

Bill Hartzer

Some people think they can just send out a couple of surveys , or do a few focus groups , and gather all the information they need about the public’s opinion about their products. Share this on Reddit. Have you ever wondered what people are REALLY saying about your brand ?

5 Reasons I’m Thankful for Social Media

Webbiquity SMM

Sure, surveys and focus groups still have their place, but you can learn a lot from what they’re saying in social media circles. Share this on Reddit. With the annual celebration of Thanksgiving upon us here in the U.S., many people pause to think about what they’re thankful for: family, friends, TiVo, the Yankees not winning the World Series… I’m thankful for all of those things too of course, but also for the development and growth of social media.

Kill The Five Year Plan: Is It Time To Unplan Your Business?

Gemma Went

Iteration is key – you don’t need focus groups any more, you can launch an idea in beta, test it, get reaction and adjust your model in days.

Barcamp Delhi 5: Spreading the Word out !

The Marketing Blog

Share this: StumbleUpon Digg Reddit 5 Comments Filed under BarCamp Tags: BarCamp , BarCamp Delhi , BCD5 , delhi , Google , open source , Social media , startup , twitter 5 Comments Sesso January 22, 2009 at 12:25 pm Great site. The research which their focus group discussions revealed was that Indian customers are not price sensitive, they are value sensitive. The focus of the blog has shifted from that of a startup-centric one when it originally started in 2007.

When is Brand Evangelism a Crime? Exploring the Royal Caribbean.

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

If these Royal Champion folks were bloggers and focused their posts outside the cruise community and to possible prospects, the sentiment wouldn’t have been that of “I didn’t get chosen&# but rather “this looks cool,&# perhaps.

Kevin Rose and Jay Adelson Respond to Digg Complaints

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Kevin says that earlier this evening, he hosted a focus group at Digg to beta test some new features to be rolled out in the future.