Monday 19 March 2018

Friday Five: Reasons Financial Services Can’t Ignore Social Media

It’s been nearly a year since the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) released guidelines for how the industry can use social media channels. There have been communication rules and regulations for the financial industry for decades, but these guidelines were …

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Trust Barometer Reveals Need For Mature Social Media

Originally posted on Dave Fleet’s blog.

This week I was privileged to attend the Toronto launch of the Canadian results of Edelman’s 2011 Trust Barometer

Health Digital Check-Up: Second Life, Second Coming?

To outsiders, Second Life seems like virtual huddle for cult creeps, the socially inept, or the fantasy obsessed. But before you write it off completely, this edition of

Why Millennials Matter to Every Brand

Originally posted on ConsumerACTIONism.

Every brand, every company, needs to look to Millennials as a target audience. I don’t care if your client is an adult diaper company

Health Digital Check-Up: Content Curation in Healthcare

It’s pretty clear that 2011 is set to be the year of content as the focus shifts from the newest, shiniest, hippest platforms to the content that powers

Friday Five: Evolving Trends in Trust – 2011 Edelman Trust Barometer

This week, Richard Edelman presented the 11th annual Edelman Trust Barometer at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. Among the key findings:

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Stop Rewarding Foursquare Mayors, But Don’t Stop Rewards

In Foursquare’s earlier days, when its user base was far more limited, it made sense to reward the folks who checked into a business or venue the most.

Friday Five: Digital Writing Inspiration

Digital media can change how we shop, how we exercise and how we cook. Has this digital age also changed how writers transform a blank Word document

Digital Insights from Egypt’s Revolution

A shop in Tahrir Square is spray painted with the word Twitter after the government shut off internet access on February 4, 2011 in Cairo, Egypt. (Photo