Intro: Quick review of Ragan ING conference, two more FIR podcasts from the B2B Huddle are up, FIR Book Review of Philip Sheldrake’s Attenzi is up;
Quick News: Vines are shared four times more than online video, IABC’s CW magazine goes digital only, the state of social media advertising, first Quartz, then Defense One: Atlantic Media’s next venture with digital-only publications; Ragan promo;
News That Fits: BYOD focus on policies, behaviours and what matters to employees; Yahoo board approves deal to acquire Tumblr; think that social media crisis from seven years ago is ancient history? guess again; the Media Monitoring Minute with Read More »
When something as big as content marketing comes along and transforms an entire discipline, it creates a lot of anxiety. Change is scary and it can sometimes feel like you’re hopelessly behind everyone else.
At The B2B Huddle on May 2, 2013, held at Oracle’s UK headquarters, keynote speaker Doug Kessler shone a powerful spotlight on the future of B2B content marketing, offering compelling ideas and suggestions on what the future will look like - for content, and for content marketers.
Attenzi - A Social Business Story is a novel that shines a light on social business that goes beyond the all too typical homages to social media. It’s a relatively short and easy read intended to help readers explore what social business means for their organization, marketplace, communities and career.
With Attenzi, author Philip Sheldrake presents a sympathetic hero in the story-teller Eli Appel, newly-installed CEO of Attenzi, a fictional international company that makes and sells top-range kitchen equipment and services.
The book tells a compelling and credible story of one man’s journey that, unbeknownst to him at the start, Read More »
With social media so prolific, are B2B companies taking advantage of all that exists? That question formed a foundation for the keynote presentation by Allan Schoenberg, Executive Director of Corporate Communications for CME Group, at The B2B Huddle on May 2, 2013, held at Oracle’s UK headquarters in Reading.
During a break at the event after the presentation, FIR co-host Neville Hobson spoke with Allan to capture his thoughts on topics from his keynote including what makes CME employees feel comfortable and confident with social media, and further insights into CME’s employee use of social media.
Intro: First B2B Huddle keynote published as an FIR Speakers and Speeches podcast, more this week and next; FIR Book Review of Philip Sheldrake’s ‘Attenzi’ coming;
Quick News: Calgary Zoo publishes annual report to Instagram, Salesforce acquires bookmarking startup Clipboard, Associated Press updates its social media guidelines, Facebook’s newsfeed will get even more annoying with video ads… or will it?; Ragan promo;
News That Fits: American Airlines’ influencer promotion with Klout (and is it misleading?); Dan York reports on GaggleAmp, SoundCloud, and more; McDonald’s tweets illustrate the risks of marketing in real time; the Read More »
For social to become recognised by business as the next marketing powerhouse that it is, it needs to prove its return on investment every time, says Oracle’s Kimberley Brind.
In this podcast of her keynote speech at The B2B Huddle on May 2, 2013, held at Oracle’s UK headquarters, Kimberley explains the reach and power that social is giving her company, and joins a vibrant question-and-answer discussion with the audience that followed her presentation.