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Yes I have consumed the social media Kool-Aid. In fact I have opened my own roadside stand. Social media is an exciting disruptive technology. But the ride is almost over, the hype will die down after everyone has found everyone on Facebook and when even our dog has a blog. Marketers and the community at large will ask “Now What?” Social medi Read More
19 Social Media Tips Under 140 Characters Here are a selection of Tweets (Twitter Updates) I recently shared on Twitter (via @shanegibson). I've put them all in one place as a brief social media tip digest. Social Media Tips: 1. Unique, brief sound bytes produced consistently can yield great results. 2. Once in a while ask your FB an Read More
Social Media Marketing Colombia Interview I'm doing a keynote seminar on Implementing and Integrating Social Media in Bogota Colombia for a marketing congress on September 27th. As a professional speaker this is one of my favorite parts of the job, getting to share my ideas and passions with people from all over the world. The seminar company Read More
Here's how 28 Days to Better Selling Works: 1) A daily task that you can easily implement to improve your sales and business 2) A succinct daily lesson to help you make the improvement By the end of the 28 days you will have looked at 28 ways to fine tune and improve your sales process and business. The daily lessons will be in writt Read More
Last week in our podcast we discussed “Integrating Social Media Into Your Sales and Marketing Process.” Today I would like to talk about what a social media roll-out plan could look like for your company or department. If you're a lone ranger, don't worry, this will work for you too. Based upon sections from our book Sociable! here's a 13 point Read More
I have been involved in the beta for Hootsuite 2.0 and had the opporunity to connect with Ryan Holmes President of Invoke Media. For our book Sociable! I interviewed Ryan about the soon to be released version of Hootsuite. It is loaded with features, analytics and tools that business users of Twitter can really benefit from Read More
Today's social media podcast is on Integrating Social Media into Your Sales and Marketing Process. I will discuss the Social Media Matrix that Stephen Jagger and I developed for Sociable! as well as the 7 Steps to Strategic Engagement and Integration which are: 1. Identify Your Goal 2. Identify Your Target Audience 3. Pick the Right Read More
This is a collection of Tweets (posts I put out on twitter via @shanegibson) from the past couple of weeks . They are social media tips under 140 characters in length. (last weeks social media tips can be found here) Some of these tips have been passed on dozens of times but I wanted to make sure they stayed permanently available by posting the Read More
Many people ask me how I keep managing to grow my twitter following on my @shanegibson account. I don't and have never used any type of auto-follow software or participated in any type of Twitter Ponzi scheme. I avoid the get rich quick crowd like the plague, in fact some of my tweets have offended them on mass. In our soon to be released book Read More
eam selling is a whole new dynamic for a lot of new sales people, even tenured sales people and executives can often miss in a team environment. Sales people are measured by their individual contribution to the bottom-line but in team selling they need to take a look at the bigger picture and engage and coordinate a whole team. Today's assignme Read More

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