A lot is written about the risks your social media presence can have on your current or future career, the ill advised Facebook photo, a slightly ranty tweet or a staring role on YouTube – that uneasy feeling that big brother Google is indexing a big data catalogue of all of our lives. Yes, yes..
If you don’t know Rich Hall, he is an American comedian who’s also done quite a lot of stuff on UK TV. A very funny fellow, who I now believe is an online marketing genius. Why do I think he’s an online marketing genius? Is it that he sells a gazzillion DVDs or the iTunes..
This week I had the pleasure of returning to an old haunt as I was asked to present at Gilbane Boston. I say ‘old haunt’ as I was actually completely blindsided by the fact it was not at the Westin in Copley Place – which, by my reckoning, it had been there since before Vignette..
So… around a year ago I was merrily blogging that I had left the vendor tribes and become a real boy as I became an affiliate analyst for Outsell’s Gilbane Group and looked forward to a change of life and a future of evangelizing and commentating on our business. Slightly shy of a year, I..
This blog post is inspired by an excellent conversation I had with my colleague Scott Liewehr a few days ago, about the challenges of managing multiple sites – that ended with the comment “that sounds like a great blog post”. So here we are, while the inspiration is still warm – allow me to wheel..
I have been asked to write a Christmas or holiday themed post, now I don’t normally write what I am asked, especially when it sounds this, well lets be honest – cheesy – but, if you bear with me, I think I can do it. So, web content management, persuasive content, customer engagement and the..
When reading and talking about Social Media I see a lot of conversations about Personal Brand. Discussion about strategies, building and maintaining your ‘PB’, of who you should try to be, who defines your PB (is it you, your audience, your company?), when, in real life, whisper it quietly, the aspiration for most people I..
Kas Thomas has been at it again, this time throwing down a personal meme gauntlet, by sharing 10 things about himself and tagging his blogroll to do the same, but I carelessly tweeted about it and soon him and Irina Guseva tagged me and having been double dared – now I am in. So… here are..
Having been quoted in EContent magazine, discussing the positive impact of CMS on Green Computing strategies, I thought I’d develop this into a fuller blog post. – How do Content Management Systems help with today’s green IT strategies? In a break to my recent focus on my experience with the Social Web…. it’s back the the..
Inspired by a tweet by Jeremiah Owyang (@jowyang) about people creating two Facebook accounts for business and personal, plus the resulting feedback from my colleague Joe Stanhope (@joestanhope) got me thinking about my previous post on who is the online me? Ian TruscottI’m a marketing executive (CMO/VP), a marketing strategist, content marketer, columnist, speaker, industry..