Here’s Proof Digital Marketing Works for Auto Dealers

In the past two years the social media revolution has ignited the automotive manufacturers to success. IT  WORKS  > > Auto Social Media Factoids: Alan Mulally, Ford CEO, declared, “Social media is the future.” ….Ford’s prowess and investment in social media is legendary. Auto industry will spend about $1.2 billion this year on social [...]

2017-01-10T20:36:53+00:00 November 30th, 2010|

Social Media – Déjà vu for the Auto Dealer?

After many years as a senior manager, consultant, and co-owner on the retail side of the automotive industry I have a unique “view” as I watch the typical automobile dealership management team wrestle with the idea of implementing social media into their organization. It seems the manufacturers have done a [...]

2017-01-10T20:43:24+00:00 September 4th, 2010|

Demonstrating the Power of Digital Marketing in 2 Minutes

Have you tried to explain to clients, colleagues, businesspeople or students: Why social media works? Why consumers feel they are not listened to? Why traditional advertising has lost much of its power and is not trusted? Why the Digital Media revolution is alive and growing? I recently re-discovered this 2 minute video. [...]

2017-02-17T19:58:44+00:00 September 2nd, 2010|

Six Keys to Optimizing Digital Marketing for Small Businesses

Anyone with a bit of tech savvy can set up Facebook and Twitter accounts and begin posting updates. . But can they accomplish the needs of a business in this digital age?  Can a tech savvy youth create competitive advantage, the key for businesses in meeting their goals? For most small [...]

2017-01-10T22:55:40+00:00 August 15th, 2010|

Your Six Step Social Media Roadmap

To be successful at social media you need to have a plan.  As the publisher, you control the power to distribute your content through digital media platforms such as blogs, mobile, Facebook, YouTube and Twitter.  Most businesspersons are overwhelmed with all the options and how to implement them.  These six steps [...]

2017-01-11T00:35:19+00:00 July 21st, 2010|

Healthcare Case Studies Harnessing the Power of Social Media

Healthcare professionals and marketing consultants converged in New York City this month to attend Social Communications & Healthcare; Case Studies and Roundtables, a conference hosted by Business Development Institute. Ira Kaufman, President of Entwine Inc, and I were honored to have been chosen to Moderate Roundtable discussions. Hospitals, non-profits, pharmaceutical companies [...]

2017-01-11T00:36:40+00:00 May 17th, 2010|

Patient Touchpoint Strategy – 4 Steps to Increase Total Patient Experience

Patient Touchpoint Strategy Patient touchpoints or interactions with health care facility and professionals define patient centered care. They determine the total patient experience and satisfaction, affecting not only the clinical tasks but patient outcomes.  With the growth of online and social media, healthcare administrators have new tools to evaluate and effect [...]

2017-01-11T00:40:07+00:00 May 8th, 2010|

Social Media B2B Marketing for the Adhesive and Sealant Industry

Entwine Inc was selected by the Adhesive and Sealant Council to educate industry leaders about social media and B2B marketing at the 2010 Adhesive and Sealant Spring Conference in Savannah, Georgia. Ira Kaufman and Patsy Stewart studied the industry and gathered examples of companies starting to embrace social media such as [...]

2017-02-17T19:35:41+00:00 April 26th, 2010|

5 Steps to Evaluating Social Media ROI

‘Prove to me social media works!’ That is the cry of many businesspeople when challenged by the hype of Twitter and Facebook. The answer will not come simply from growing social media followers.  Rather, it will come from the effect social media has on expanding and converting your company’s touchpoints. The [...]

2017-01-11T00:42:10+00:00 March 24th, 2010|

Social PR… Social Media and Public Relations?

To listen to the blogosphere you would think the 30-second TV spot is toast -- no longer relevant.  It’s not toast and those spots still work.  Advertising – TV or otherwise still has its place and value in an integrated media marketing strategy. It’s easy to know what to do with a TV ad.  Advertisers [...]

2017-02-17T19:59:56+00:00 March 13th, 2010|