The best blogs are about helping others, report relevant information, offering free tips and sharing best practices. Of course, it’s indirect marketing done to promote goodwill. It’s also good citizenship, done to improve the community. Sometimes it’s done without any pretense and that’s ok.
Without a doubt, there’s a lot of noise out there about the importance of social media for business and many professionals engaged in social media wonder, “where is the payback?” So, I thought I would share a personal testimonial about a positive experience generating business using social media.
Are the obstacles to video blogging and business-use of video (direct, business-to-business, business-to-consumer[s] video communication) on the web possible to overcome? That is, can we find ways to make it over potential hurdles regarding our personal comfort on camera and the production value of the videos we’re in?
In a string of emails about a recent conference I was attending one question became two until the trail led me to the real question on people’s minds: Which companies will not only survive this brutal economy, but which will win? I don’t know but maybe this (tongue-firmly-in-cheek) blog-allegory – “blogegory” — about business people will help you find your own answer.
You are no one if you are not on Twitter”, a song by Ben Walker is sure to become an anthem for those use social media to communicate every second. Though envisioned as an SMS based social network,Twitter has become a fast and an effective communication tool.
It seems to me that the best ideas come from spirited intellectual debate not predetermined conclusions made for us by our party affiliation or Facebook group.