The purpose of this post is to be a living document and industry reference on the topic of social media teams, as part as my ongoing coverage of corporate social media programs. This perspective stems from industry research and deeper client engagements, see other ‘breakdown‘ … Continue readingBreakdown: Corporate Social Media Team
Normalization in corporations Dan Schawbel eloquently writes his position on why he believes that in the future that there will not be any social media experts within corporations. He asserts that these easy to use communication tools will normalize and be adopted by everyone –without … Continue readingSocial Media will Normalize –Why Dedicated Roles and Direction are Required
Marshall poses the question (and does analysis and conducts informal interviews) do startups need Community Managers? He points to my growing list of enterprise class companies who are adopting these roles, but we should also examine the startup. First of all, if you don’t know … Continue readingScorecard: Should Startups Have Community Managers?
When I first started this list, there were about 8 names on it, just about every day, I continue to add more names, and I’ve thus had to segment the list out by verticals. What is this list? It’s a list of full time social … Continue readingList of Full Time Social Media Professionals Grows
I’m in a fortunate position that I spend most of my days talking to vendors, buyers, investors, and of course, analysts in the social media industry. But now, I’m starting to talk to more and more recruiters. Some of it’s due to my career series … Continue readingThe Challenge of the Social Media Executive Recruiter
If you’re interested in jobs for this space, please read the “on the move” posts. Understanding how companies staff, organize, and prepare for social media/computing is one of my top interests personally and professionally. Having been a former Online Community Manager at Hitachi Data Systems, … Continue readingList of Social Computing Strategists and Community Managers for Enterprise Corporations 2008 –Social Media Jobs and Professionals
I’ve started a new series, called Social Media Frequently Asked Questions. It’s a collection of the top asked questions I hear over and over. I’m putting them here on my blog is a great place to help everyone quickly get educated, convince their boss, or … Continue readingSocial Media FAQ #6: Who “Owns” the Social Media Program?
I’m starting this post series (see archives) to recognize and congratulate folks who get promoted, move, or accept new exciting positions. Please help me congratulate the following folks: Luke Armour joins Fleishman-Hillard’s digital practice in Cleveland as a Senior Acct Executive, part of his duties … Continue readingPeople on the Move in the Social Media Industry: June 18th, 2008
I’m writing this from the plane, as I travel to Cambridge at Forrester’s HQ to teach a Social Computing Workshop with Peter Kim tomorrow. As I daydreamed while watching the clouds go by, I couldn’t help by reflecting on all the stupid things I’ve heard … Continue reading…Famous Web Quotes for $500 please
Just got back from meeting with an executive recruiter, no, I’m not planning on leaving Forrester, I was helping a friend, as well as doing some research about social media skillsets. You see this recruiter (he’s left a comment, and his name is Matt Raggio, … Continue readingWhat I learned meeting the Executive Recruiter: Natives, Immigrants and VPs of Marketing in Social Media