Social Media For Events

May 9, 2017
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Creativation Marketing's Google Small Business Week event

Last week I missed #SMChat because my company, Creativation Marketing, was presenting a Google Partner event in celebration of National Small Business Week. The topic was “Make Your Website Work For You.” Want more details? Leave a comment below or send me a Tweet to @sharonmostyn Speaking of events, @johnwlewis reported a recent trend relates […]

Connection: Tools for the Content Developer’s Network

April 25, 2017
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We’re a couple months into the Content Tools series, and we’ve come to solutions to advance social networking. My background frame on Medium introduces 6 tools that can help us: Twitter, Medium, Facebook, Linked-in, Basecamp and Slack note (before you ask): I’m saving Instagram and WordPress for future comparisons and then reviews how they stack […]

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Facebook launches AI capabilities on Messenger

April 10, 2017
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With Apple’s Siri, Amazon’s Alexa and Google Assistant slowly progressing in to our lives it was bound that Facebook will add the same to Messenger.  M was intended to make Messenger more of an organization tool. In a recent Social Media Today article, it was stated that Facebook refined M in to a new assistant […]

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Is AI intelligent enough for business?

March 30, 2017
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An MIT Review article paints a sobering perspective on the current state of AI development as it pertains to business use. While the Google’s and Microsoft’s of Silicon Valley bask in an accelerated pace of tech development, life “outside its force field enclosed” boundaries is quite another story. One of the top researchers at Microsoft […]

Medium has a Paywall: Is there Value? and Who Makes the Next Move?

March 29, 2017
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Most things on the internet are free nowadays. Information. Photos and Music (albiet with strings attached). Deals on airfare. Customers. But what happens to our perception of value when we stop paying for things? At a minimum, our expectations change. We get used to getting something for nothing. In the case of social media, seems […]

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Taking Note: Top Tools for Capturing Ideas #smchat #contentseries

March 21, 2017
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In January we launched the #contentseries segment on tools. I’ve been posting some background perspectives to over on Medium, including the latest one in support of today’s post on top Note-Capture Tools. The short of it is this: what’s the best way to keep track of our ideas? There are literally dozens of applications for […]

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Good Customer Experience Requires More Than a Quick Fix

March 15, 2017
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If someone were listing costly items for businesses, band-aids would probably not appear on the list. However, after reading a recent article by Sarah Dean, “Are you Band-Aiding your Design or Customer Experience (CX)?” I believe that band-aids may be the most costly item for any business. She astutely identifies the ramifications of “band-aiding” customer […]