I have been doing a lot of work with mid size businesses lately wanted to become Social Businesses. There is a great way to get started with a SmartCloud for Social Business! Check it out! We (IBM) just launched a new, streamlined web site http://ibmcloud.com/social where anyone can learn more about IBM SmartCloud for Social Business. [...]
I get asked a lot about secrets of success for Social Business projects. One big factor is a 'two in the box" with both the IT team and the line of business -- like marketing, HR, sales, and other business leaders. Let me know your thoughts for doing this in a successful way!
Our Social Business Coffee Break is on the Social Support Center! This continues our focus on adding social into business processes as a best practice! Let me know your thoughts!
A Social Business engages its client constantly ... participating in the dialogue! In order to do that, you have to leveraging the social tactics when your client is online! I loved the below infographic (complements of Argyle Social) that shows many companies are off on their engagement timing! Are you one of those?! When are we [...]
My theme here is about Social Content. Loved SXSW! Make sure you go next year! 1. "If it doesn't spread, it's dead." Designing from the beginning with the right goal is crucial and if you want your content to go viral, you need to design it with those goals in mind. With that said, it [...]
Happy Monday from SXSW!!! I am learning so much here and creating new networks! More blog information on this later! One hot trend here in Austin is SoLoMo! Social Local Mobile!
Live from SXSW! I tried to collect some of the top thoughts that I believe will be value add for me from SXSW! 1. "You are the average of the 5 people you spend the most time around. You are your (Social) Network." Social networking is fun, but also important. Do you know the top [...]
I was reading an article by Paul Kix where he looked at the research done by OfficeTeam, a California company that focuses on job placement. The research showed that 76% of employees had no interest in becoming a manager. The issue? The X generation wants to have a great job but also have time for [...]
Happy International Women’s Day! Become a Super Social Woman – Start Today in 5 Easy Steps! #ibmpartner #witi #catalyst #socbiz
Happy International Women's day! To all .. yes, because whoever you are this day applies as you have a wife, mother, daughter or are a Super Women yourself! In celebration, I wanted to focus on Social Media and Women! First, A few observations: Large Numbers. There is a huge audience of women on social networks. [...]