Episode 367 – Expanding Your Social Reach On LinkedIn with Nimble and CEO Jon Ferrara

Jon Ferrara is a CRM and Relationship Management entrepreneur and noted speaker about Social Media’s effects on Sales and Marketing. He has re-imagined CRM by building a Simply Smarter Social Sales and Marketing platform, his most recent venture Nimble.com. It is the first CRM that works for you by building and updating contact data for you, then works with you, everywhere you work. Ferrara is best known as the co-founder of GoldMine Software Corp, one of the early pioneers in the Sales Force Automation (SFA) and Customer Relationship Management (CRM) software categories for Small to Medium sized Businesses (SMBs).

Episode 352 – Social Media Emotions… Is It The Cocaine of Content?

Facebook has woken up a sleeping giant… 200 million strong. We are part of a community of angry people, but should we be angry at ourselves? Unless you are buying ads, you’re not the customer, but YOU ARE the PRODUCT being sold.  This is not new or unique to Social Media. Financial companies like Experian…

Episode 348 – This Is Why Social Media Is On Its Way Out?

You should be angry with Facebook.. they offered us all a false sense of trust. But what did you really expect? Facebook sucked us in by connecting you with your friends and past. Then, they opened up for businesses. But what business are they really in? In exchange for free access… they use social profiling to…

Episode 342 – What Does Beer and Social Media Have In Common?

What does Beer and Social Media have in common? You only rent them (and can be dangerous when combined)! There’s a story all over the internet about a fairly successful company called LittleThings. It WAS a feel-good story page for women built around Facebook. Changes to the Facebook algorithms literally killed the traffic to their page…

Episode 338 – Why Nobody Cares What You Say On Social Media Any More?

In this super-charged, hyperactive world of news and misinformation, it’s getting harder and harder to get people to pay attention to you and your messages. If people share your views they may pay attention, but information overload is having an impact on engagement on social media today! So how do you stand out above the…

Episode 336 – NO… A Social Media Post Can’t You Make Money… and Here’s WHY?

I have been using Social Media for over 14 years (I was on LinkedIn in 2004) and I been trying to figure out the secret promised so many times in blogs, posts, podcasts, and books? I fell for the… “With This Easy Posting Formula… You Can Make Millions!” strategy, and I have tried it over…

Episode 312 – Should You Be Using LinkedIn For Your Business And Why?

Do you use LinkedIn for your business? If not… why? People still think of LinkedIn as a place for resumes and job seekers, but it’s so much more than that! LinkedIn was purchased by Microsoft at the end of last year and has turned it into an incredible business prospecting tool. It offers a great…

Episode 310 – What Is More Important… A Personal Or Business Brand?

Branding, especially on Social Media, is getting tougher with time. Social Media platforms are recruiting people (individuals) and businesses alike. Promoting your business is falling prey to the pay to play model. Your business posts on Facebook from brand pages are not showing up in news feeds. Most other platforms like LinkedIn, Twitter, Instagram and others…

Episode 298 – 5 Quick Ways To Actively Increase Your Website Traffic

Did you know that the average small business website gets only 300 visitors per month? That’s an average of 10 visits per day! Traffic is the lifeblood of business, but more importantly.. the right traffic matters much more. In this episode, I want to explore 5 techniques that I and my clients have used to increase…

Episode 296 – How To Talk With Your Customers… Not At Them!

There are only 3 ways to increase business income: get your current customers to buy more, raise your prices, or get more customers. Today we will focus on getting new customers by getting to know your current customers better. There are 5 things that you can to make this happen… Get To Know Them Better…