Corporate Social Media: After the Buzz

I was a guest on This Week in Social Media hosted by PJA Advertising + Marketing. The show was rebroadcasted last week.  I had a chance to listen again and thought there were some interesting nuggets. Mike O’Toole and I talked about the practical aspects of running social for a public company. I really like the way we came up with a top five list of “rules” for helping an organization be more social. 1. Find people...

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Seven simple steps to more effective social media listening

I’m sure that most of us have heard the social media truism that first step to being more social is listening.  An entire industry has sprung up around listening platforms.  Before you sign up for 12 months of service from the platform of the day, here is my list of low cost/no cost ways to be a better online listener. Identify your top influencers and/or sources of information – If you are like most people, you know your...

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Presentation from MassTLC breakfast – March 18, 2010

My slides from the MassTLC breakfast on where we discussed trends and changes in marketing expenditures for 2010. Mtlc Sales & Marketing Panel, March 18, 2010View more presentations from Frank...

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A 21 day plan for creating your own Internet radio or TV show

Image via Wikipedia Wake up everybody. The age of plentiful bandwidth is here. This means a streaming radio show can sound like the host is sitting right next to you. Last summer I blogged about my learning from producing a couple of online radio shows.  I created this post as a follow roadmap to help you create your own show. My guess is that this is a new venture so I am a big advocate of testing new media programs in no-cost or low...

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When I grow up I want to be microfamous

Please accept my apologies for disappearing over the last few weeks.  Life has a way of getting busy with things like helping clients, producing a radio show, and performing my mission critical soccer dad duties.  Somewhere in between I’ve been able to squeeze in a few hours building my microcelebrity (more like expanding my nanocelebrity).   Over the last two weeks I broke the 1,000 followers mark on Twitter (OK, Limeduck I...

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