Umair Haque is Director of the Havas Media Lab. His writings are featured on Harvard Business Review’s site. I’d love to hear your take on Haque’s tweet. Does your organization put customer’s concerns ahead of everything else? Or is stuck in the what-we-want-to-say-not-what-they-want-to-hear mentality?
Angel investor, Ron Conway, is bullish on Twitter. In the video below from last month’s Chirp Conference, Conway tells Robert Scoble that “there is boundless opportunity” in the Twitter ecosphere. Conway says, “We’re not even through the first inning of how big Twitter can be.” [via Silicon Prairie News]
According to Tacoma News Tribune, Twitter, tweets and a tweet-up are good for business. The paper came to this conclusion after 120 people gathered at Hotel Murano in downtown Tacoma last night for the city’s first major commercial tweet-up. “It’s fun if you can meet people face-to-face,” said Dina Nishioka, spokeswoman for Provenance Hotels, the […]
Subway is giving away $10 Subway gift cards to people who participate in its “Tweet to Eat” promotion. According to Media Post’s Marketing Daily, each day during the promo a famous Subway fan encourages people to use Twitter to weigh in on why they are “a great fit” for the Subway brand. Participants submit their […]
And Twitter get’s brushed off the plate… [via Rum Bunter and The Denver Egotist]
JetBlue’s senior VP-marketing and commercial, Marty St. George, decided to test agencies currently vying for the airline’s marketing account by asking on their Twittership. I don’t know which agencies JetBlue is testing, nor how they faired. What I do know is that agency people who “get” Twitter jumped on this loose ball. In response to […]
BFG Communications in Savannah is once again looking to hire an Assistant Content Manager. Last time BFG did that, they asked prospects to contact them via Twitter. Doing so led to a storm of publicity for the company and a new employee in Hal Thomas. Now there’s another opening and again BFG wants to hear […]
Todd Moritz of Substance says what needs to be said.
By monitoring billions of conversations happening on blogs, social sites and forums Sysomos “brings business intelligence to social media.” At the moment, the company is offering a closer look at Twitter users. Sysomos discovered in the midst of their research that almost no one is using the geo-location API tool that Twitter launched last August. […]
Paul Ramirez a.k.a. @pablorazzi on Twitter is a photographer and gadget geek in Phoenix, AZ. He’s also an entrant in Dentyne’s latest promotion on Twitter. I know this because I searched the hashtag #emptycupholder and found his contest entry (see photo) along with many others. The way the contest works is consumers snap a photo […]