Tag Archives: social media

Data: Decide, Act, Test, Amend

Successful digital and social marketing programmes are built on interconnected modules, all needed to deliver the best possible results for customers, at the best possible returns on investment in resources and budgets for the organization running the programmes. The thread … Continue reading

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Know where to go, know what to do: plug into data and act on those inputs to maximize your marketing effort

I used to take flying lessons, many years ago. Although I never got my private pilot’s licence, learning how to master a light aircraft was some of the best fun I’ve ever had – and the concentration (for me, at … Continue reading

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Yes, it’s all about influence – and data

I’ve just read this article by Stephen Waddington in the CIPR‘s online blog Influence. Well worth a read – and I ask a few questions in the Comments section at its end, which I repeat and expand on here: how widespread … Continue reading

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Social breaks out, social selling takes off… and social data still rule

What did 2015 deliver in social? 2015 saw social continue to break out from marketing-only thinking. More senior management embraced and exploited the social web. We saw it first-hand in the financial services, logistics and energy efficiency services sectors. CEOs … Continue reading

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Book review: Shel Israel’s Lethal Generosity

Shel Israel’s latest book (Lethal Generosity – Contextual Technology and the Competitive Edge) builds on his earlier collaboration with Robert Scoble (Age of Context: Mobile, Sensors, Data & the Future of Privacy, which I’ve not yet read) but takes a … Continue reading

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Always communicate, always explain, never under-estimate your audience

Communications, in all forms, across all channels, glue everything together: alliances, customers, voters, partnerships, employees, shareholders. Elections. Here in Australia, last night’s Queensland State election result, and the continuing debate at the Federal level about the government and its leader Tony … Continue reading

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