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Facebook Testing a Way for Users to Buy Products on the Platform7 Website Tips to Attract More Shoppers to Your PagesHow eCommerce, Augmented and Virtual Reality Will Redefine the Retail ExperienceSearch Query Analysis to Increase eCommerce Website Conversions
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Social Startups: Bizible Connects All the Dots from Marketing Contributions to RevenueCreating the Perfect Profile for Your Social Media Marketing EffortUsing GPS and Localization for Social AnalyticsAnalytics and Prospect Intel: Discovering Your Ideal Prospect
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Celebrating the Grand Re-Launch of Social Media Today! SBH Podcast Episode 8Why Should You Care If Your Employees Are Thought Leaders?Beyond Engagement: The Art of Managing Social-Media Risk in Employee Advocacy
Why All-in-One Social Media Management Systems Don't Cut It for Social Customer ServiceWhat You Should Know About Customer, Digital, and Contextual ExperienceSurging into Q3: How to Make It Better Than Q2Is How You Serve Your Customers Costing You Business?
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One of the realizations I came to early on in my consulting practice was that I could not be everything for my clients, nor could I provide every service or product to my clients.
In a frank, wide ranging discussion Robin Carey, CEO of Social Media Today and Kara Wood, CEO of Succinct Social Media cover some of the most pressing issues CEOs face in the age of social media. The insights are as surprising as they are applicable to anyone trying to run a company today.
When someone says or shares something they shouldn’t on social media at work, it's not uncommon for digital marketing budgets to get cut. So even if your department is knowledgeable on what is and isn’t okay to do on social media, it’s in your best interest to make sure others inside your company obey the rules as well. This podcast will teach you how to document social media policy violations. Whether you're in HR or not, have a listen.
I know a lot of people who respond to the word “personal brand” with a slow cringe, followed by a big roll of the eyes.
A final word on post-mortems after a loss – Be brutally honest! OK, that was three words, but you get my drift. Don’t allow anything, or anyone, to escape microscopic scrutiny. This is not a finger pointing exercise, but it is a fantastic opportunity to roll back the carpet and expose the cracks.
As our businesses become more complex, it’s up to all of us to work harder at humanizing our approach in everything we do. On top of this, as businesses become more social, collaboration is becoming the most critical business competitive advantage.
The Chairman and CEO of Gallup, Jim Clifton, wrote an interesting article recently titled, "Employee Satisfaction Doesn't Matter." In the article, Clifton disputes the value of employee satisfaction as a measure of company culture. He believes that "employees don't want to be 'satisfied' as much as they want to be engaged."
You have spent countless hours developing a strategy for the business.You know it is absolutely flawless. But is it, really? Use the intranet to share aspects of the strategy for specific feedback to help refine your ideas. This is one way to see if the plan will withstand the acid-test of employee acceptance.
We set out this year to help businesses become more customer-centric by asking eye-opening questions and making sense of customer emotions and behavior. Now that we’re halfway through the year, we decided to find out which posts in 2014 our readers liked the best, and brought them together in a list of must-reads for those who want to stay on top as customer-centric leaders.
Although they may have decided to explore technology’s potential, many leaders pursuing social and digital engagement initiatives are understandably tempted to outsource or delegate the responsibility for these initiatives. But they need to make it a personal priority.