In the B2B world, Twitter has the potential of becoming the launching pad of choice for all sorts of business communications beyond traditional PR and marketing to include sales, financial, engineering, operations, […]
When BI Harry Met SM Sally–Why Business Intelligence Needs Social Media?
It’s a classical marketing conundrum when the logical, left-brained, structured, quantitative world of business intelligence (BI) clashes with the creative, right-brained, random, qualitative world of social media (SM). Some BI purists believe […]
Top 20 Social Media Savvy Companies of the Fortune 100 (Part 2)
Social Media Category 3: F100 Top 10 FiFo Ratio Imagine being the only company in the F100 with a FiFo ratio under 1 – that distinction belongs to UnitedHealth, which is the only […]
Top 20 Social Media Savvy Companies of the Fortune 100 (Part 1)
Introduction Social media usage has been baked into the business psyche for at least three years and its adoption in the commercial domain continues to grow. So The Marketing Id felt there […]
Top 10 Social Media & Inbound Marketing Tips for the B2B Marketer
Social media is to sharing, what Google is to searching and GPS is to driving. It is important that B2B marketers not fall into the 80-20 trap of social media, where 80% […]
Attention B2Bs! Is your marketing mix social?
After Marc Benioff asked during his opening keynote address at Dreamforce 2011 in San Francisco, “Customers and employees are social. Are enterprises social?” The Marketing Id responded with an enthusiastic “Welcome to […]