Maura Yost must have been born with a BlackBerry in her hand. As a 20-something IT professional, she navigates Facebook, LinkedIn, and other social networking sites with the ease typical of Generation Y. Recently I asked Maura to share some of her tips from the 5+ years she’s been involved in social networking. Her insights are relevant for […]
By Loraine Kasprzak, MBA Is your same-old marketing getting the same old results? Here are the some of the ideas I’m sharing with Advantage Marketing clients to help them build a stronger marketing program in 2011:
By Loraine Kasprzak, MBA Content rules. Whether you’re tweeting, writing blog posts, or contributing to a LinkedIn group discussion, it is content that drives conversations and connects your professional services firm to its social network. But creating content that your audience will want to read can be challenging.
By Loraine Kasprzak, MBA In my last post, I wrote about how social media can help professional service firms become thought leaders for their target clients. I also talked about how to choose the most relevant social media for your firm.
By Loraine Kasprzak, MBA “How can we use social media?” That’s a question I often get from partners and owners of professional service firms. They think social media is something they should be paying attention to, yet they are unsure where to start, or even if they should start, using it.
By Loraine Kasprzak, MBA If you are a business owner new to social media, you probably don’t have a lot of time to mess around learning each of the tools. Twitter, the free microblogging service, is probably the easiest to put to use quickly, and is helpful for sharing news about your company and establishing […]
By Loraine Kasprzak, MBA At my son’s track meet one Saturday, I got to talking to Alex Palacio, who is one of the track dads and also a partner in a web-based retail business called WebUndies.com. “We have lots of customers,” Alex told me. “but we really don’t do much with them after the initial […]
by Loraine Kasprzak, MBA Your stomach is clenched in fear, and you’ve broken out in a cold sweat. Are you sitting in the dentist’s chair, awaiting a root canal? No, you’re about to give your elevator speech and haven’t a clue what to say.
Powerful ideas for getting more from your marketing
By Loraine Kasprzak, MBA A retired executive who is starting up a new company recently asked me, how does a business owner know if they are getting a return on their marketing investment?