Tag: social media

Understanding the impact of social media

The consciousness of streaming.

One of the most interesting evolutions of digital in the consumers space has surely been that of bringing new ways of interacting with each other, and in a sense, with ourselves. I started this blog in 2011 to analyse the evolution of social networks. Social networks are not just the Facebook and Instagram or Snapchat, but…
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Social media: are we missing an opportunity?

I still remember my first time in New York, a long ago, it was 2001. It was stunning an unusual to see all those skyscrapers high in the sky, shining at the sunlight and giving that sense of infinity and possibility. The same sense I felt when, later on, in 2010, I went to New York to…
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Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram, Pinterest: an update

Have you read that post by BusinessInsider about how ridicously complicated social marketing has become? As a marketing (including social) person I have to admit they were not that far from the truth. Also, I keep asking myself how is that possible to recover from the crisis till all these new tools come up and…
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Social Media is Marketers’ El Dorado: Hype or Reality?

I am sure you noticed that also: it seems that with this economy (check the recently published World Economic Report 2011 by Financial Times), while worldwide financial markets suggest to pursue a modern “gold rush”, it looks like companies are rather pursuing some kind of “social rush”. Never like in these months businesses are talking…
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Customer centricity and social networks: why one cannot exclude the other.

As it may have happened to many of you in these days, I came across a video featuring Steve Jobs on stage during one of his speeches. This one was from 1997, when Steve Jobs went back to Apple as CEO to re-launch the Apple computer business.  One of the guys in the audience asked…
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Most common (startup) mistakes you can easily avoid when building a new website

While looking for my next big career challenge, I have been recenlty asked to review some “beta” websites, on their way to the official launch. It seems the Italian Online-sphere is picking up! With a few years of experience in start-ups, and more in particular about the online world- with my very first experience being…
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Why You Should Have a Social Network Company Policy

Raise your hand if you have either a Facebook profile, a Twitter handle, a LinkedIn account or if you just got an invitaion on Google Plus, and you accessed any of them, at least once, from work. Does your company have a company policy regarding social networking? It seems only 55% percent of the companies…
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Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Google+: who is using social media and what to expect from social media marketing in the future

There’s no day you open a news website or a printed newspaper and you do not find any article about social media or social networks. And increasingly, there are no talks with friends where you don’t mention the word “Facebook”, whether it’s about an event, a birthday or a photo album or some other gossip…
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