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#ASL Ice Bucket Challenge

As ice buckets keep being dumped over my fb friends every day, I want to look at the #ALS #IceBucketChallenge phenomenon from the marketing angle and talk about what makes it a successful campaign. Continue reading

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As Mark Zuckerberg recovers from his 30th Birthday hangover, he shows us how startups need to grow up in order to become successful Continue reading

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A Harvard University study revealed that during self-disclosure on social media, participants activated the Nucleus Accumbens. This region is important in the development of addictions — it lights up when someone takes cocaine or other drugs. Self-disclosure activates the same part of the brain associated with the sensation of pleasure — the same pleasure we get from having sex, eating food, and receiving money. Continue reading

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The Smart Leadership Lessons from Facebook

Facebook acquired WhatsApp, a company with at most $300M revenues, and 55 employees, for $19billion. That’s billion – with a “b.” An astonishing figure that is second only to HP’s acquisition of market leader Compaq, which had substantial revenues and profits, as tech acquisitions. Continue reading

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Greg Satell on Google, Facebook, the management challenge, new vs old, and the ‘probably most important insight of all’. Continue reading

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Innovation of Loneliness

Here is an interesting video exploring ideal human group sizes, human psychology, and the effects of social media and social networks on the human condition. It will be interesting to see, now that we know these things, what we choose to do. What impact have the innovations that are social media and social networking had on your life and your loneliness? Continue reading

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How Social Affects Lead Generation

Social for lead generation has finally stepped into the limelight, and for good reason. The question of whether or not it can be an effective B2B marketing strategy has been answered with an astounding yes. But now the question remains, “how do I successfully implement social into my overall strategy?” Continue reading

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