Category: Social Media

How To Utilize Employee Advocacy On LinkedIn

Do you fear that you’re investing time in quality content that nobody ever sees? Some days I bet you just want to grab a megaphone and shout from the rooftop – “Check out my new blog on our website!” It can be difficult to continue writing content when you think it’s not creating any value… Read more »

Should I Monitor My Employees’ Social Media?

The separation of our personal and business lives seems almost as sacrosanct as that of church and state. However, this isn’t necessarily the case. If you work as a lender at a bank, for example, you are expected to follow a set of rules that gives people of all races and religions access to your… Read more »

Time To Change The Channel

I work with distributors in several different industries, and while their products are different, their challenges are oftentimes the same. Specifically, I hear frustration about how much time and money gets spent on marketing and branding to customers with few obvious results. Distributors concentrate a lot of effort on telling business-to-business customers their story only… Read more »

iHeart Failure: Can Radio Be Saved?

There was a time when Clear Channel Communications ruled the world. It was a mega media company, wheeling and dealing through almost every part of the music business, from radio stations to streaming services to ticket sales and artist management at one time or another. Remember when it famously crushed the Dixie Chicks insurrection of 2003 under its… Read more »

The Big Question About Social Media For Banks

Social media adoption by banks has worked its way from the largest to the smallest. Now, after a decade, even modest rural banks are getting on board. As your institution evaluates the options, the question to ask isn’t “what are we going to put on social media?” but instead “why are we using social media?”… Read more »

Facebook Monsters We Create

Ever hear of Flow magazine? Maybe it’s not ringing a bell. But if you use Facebook, you may recall seeing posts like “The 6 cancer causers in your home you need to get rid of!” or “The most common form of stress these days is dealing with fake people who can’t be trusted” or the… Read more »

Is The CW App The Future Of TV?

I am a huge comic book nerd. I used to draw them, I still read them and I will always love them. Jim Aparo is as important to me as Rembrandt or Matisse. Consequently, my wife (who even buys me Pop! figurines for my office) and I love to watch Arrow, The Flash and even Legends of… Read more »