The newest sports craze – liquid mountaineering – walking on water. This video is now approaching 11 million views. It is obviously very professionally done and quite interesting to watch, but is it real? Is it effective marketing?
Entries Tagged as 'social media'
November 1st, 2011 · No Comments · Creativity, Ideas, Marketing, social media
October 5th, 2011 · No Comments · Collaboration, Ideas, social media, Sustainability, trends
Big Ideas Tens of thousands are now involved with the Occupy Wall Street Protests worldwide Web based platforms facilitate the coordination of mass gatherings and protests around the world With online collaboration tools, a single leader or clear plan are not required. You have undoubtedly heard about the Occupy Wall Street protests that have been [...]
August 18th, 2011 · No Comments · social media
Social media and technology in general, are having profound effects on all aspects of our lives. From toppling dictatorships in the Middle East, to getting an under dog in the white house, to outing rioting hoodlums in London and Vancouver, the world is much different than it was just a decade ago. Success requires embracing the principles of Authenticity, Transparency and Collaboration. The Alberta PC Party Leadership Race offers a great case study in the future of politics and social media use in general.
June 22nd, 2011 · 2 Comments · Marketing, social media
Traditional advertising or outbound marketing is about broadcasting messages out to a mass audience. It includes TV and radio commercials, newspaper and magazine ads, direct mail, telephone soliciting, spam, event sponsorship, etc. In contrast, inbound marketing, is about attracting people already searching for your products and services. Instead of paying to market to a general audience, most of whom are not interested in your message anyway, inbound marketers create valuable content their target market is searching for.
June 9th, 2011 · No Comments · Entrepreneurship, Ideas, Marketing, social media
It is more important than ever to make real world connections than ever, but conferences? Spending a few days with thousands of people frantically handing out business cards is a difficult way to establish meaningful connections. The rising trend of anti-conferences offer a better alternative.
May 3rd, 2011 · No Comments · Business Models, Ideas, social media
Social capital is the idea that our networks and connections have value. Strong relationships with the right people can be worth far more than cash. Here are some ideas to build your social capital.
April 6th, 2011 · 1 Comment · Marketing, social media
Edmonton based real estate agent, Jerry Aulenbach has brilliantly marketed himself to stand out in the competitive housing industry. What is his secret? Bacon.
January 24th, 2011 · No Comments · Ideas, social media
“Technology is threatening to dominate our lives and make us less human. Under the illusion of allowing us to communicate better, it is actually isolating us from real human interactions in a cyber-reality that is a poor imitation of the real world.”
October 15th, 2010 · No Comments · Collaboration, Ideas, social media
Facebook’s meteoric rise is reminiscent of AOL in the past. Facebook is currently managing and standardizing social interaction, just like AOL did for the web. The future will have social actions built in to the operating systems of all the devices we use. Perhaps there will be standardized ‘Social IP” addresses for every connection we make. Corporations or applications will not control these interactions like they do now.
October 8th, 2010 · 3 Comments · Animations, social media
Animated business cartoon. Business Billy Episode 1 – Billy discovers the power of twitter to make his riches online. Billy plans to leverage social media to earn some easy cash.