Where Did Your Pitch Go Wrong? Experienced Entrepreneurs Share Their Mistakes

Where Did Your Pitch Go Wrong? Experienced Entrepreneurs Share Their Mistakes

Amy Errett is CEO and Founder of Madison Reed, a startup revolutionizing every aspect of the home hair care experience. Amy founded Madison Reed with years of business and operating expertise as a leading entrepreneur, senior executive, venture capitalist and social-mission visionary, under her belt. Previously she was a General Partner and ran the Bay Area office of Maveron – …

How to Prove the Value of Social Media to Your CMO

How to Prove the Value of Social Media to Your CMO

Have you ever sat through a presentation that wasn’t meant for you? You stare blankly at a screen of numbers and nonsensical acronyms, then you disengage after five minutes and daydream about your after-work bike ride. When you’re trying to prove the value of social media to your CMO—or even CEO—you can’t afford to lose their attention. Their time is …

Is Your Niche Profitable » Marketing Websites Successfully

Is Your Niche Profitable » Marketing Websites Successfully

You have an amazing idea for a business. You’re going to sell clothing kits for owners of earthworms. You’re certain that becoming an authority figure in this niche will be relatively easy – you have the website and the products envisioned. You visualise yourself being interviewed as an overnight success selling to earthworm enthusiasts, and you can’t wait to get …

The 5 Benefits of Using Video Content for Sales and Social Selling

The 5 Benefits of Using Video Content for Sales and Social Selling

Whether you are in sales or marketing, it is absolutely important to spread your reach as wide as humanly possible. This requires a little thinking outside of the box on your behalf. It is no secret that the Internet can provide you with a wealth of advertising opportunities, but it is essential to remember that some may be more effective …

Influence 2.0: The Future of Influence Marketing

Influence 2.0: The Future of Influence Marketing

New study report by Brian Solis, in collaboration with Traackr and TopRank Marketing  “To help set our bearings, I partnered with influencer relationship management software provider Traackr to survey brand strategists and marketers around the world. The goal was to learn how influencer marketing is evolving and how to connect the dots between ¨influencer marketing¨ as it exists today to …

How to Embrace the Future of B2B Influencer Marketing

How to Embrace the Future of B2B Influencer Marketing

Despite all the buzz, B2B influencer marketing is still a new frontier. True, the concept has been batted around a lot, but the rules and boundaries of this frontier are still being defined — especially in the B2B space! A just-released study reports that 55% of B2C companies surveyed are running ongoing influencer programs. That compares to only 15% of …

It’s time to get serious about influencers

It’s time to get serious about influencers

2017 has started at quite a pace with a flurry of pitches from both brands and Government clients. There’s been a real new year energy in terms of reviewing and building capability – with much of that energy pointed at Influencer Marketing. L’Oréal has announced greater investment in digital generally and social influencer more specifically. A commitment underscored by their …