Word of mouth marketing has always been a vague area in my mind. I’ve always understood the baseline fundamentals, followed the WOMMA Word and kept up on regular trends but I’ve never felt that I’ve had a complete grasp on the topic. That being said, I have a new found appreciation for word of mouth […]

I’m torn. I appreciate and understand the value of live tweeting events and conferences, but I bring to question the overall value at stake. Don’t get me wrong, I think there is incredible value to incorporating tweets around large national events such as the Inauguration where millions of people are looking for a channel to […]

As a follow up to my previous post on the Chicago BlogWell conference, here’s a quick take on some additional learnings from presentations by Sharpie and Molson. Sharpie From an outside perspective, it doesn’t seem that there would be much of a role in utilizing social media to push a product such as Sharpie pens, […]

Last week I had the pleasure of joining a couple hundred social media, marketing and business colleagues at the BlogWell conference in Chicago. Sponsored by GasPedal and the Blog Council, the purpose of the conference was to pack eight excellent large corporation social media case studies into one afternoon. Too much good stuff for one […]