Chances are you have seen an Internet meme by now, especially if you spend any time on social media. Grumpy Cat rules the Internet in much the same way most cats rule their houses. Most people enjoy memes, and for a good reason. Typical memes, by design, appeal to the 12-year-old in all of us – they are either funny, cute, raunchy…or all of the above. Better still? Memes are free and easily transferred between people online – and they hold a great deal of potential for being seen by a lot of people. Enter Internet memes for business; what marketer or business owner would turn down an opportunity to use a technique which is already so popular…and inexpensive?
Five years ago, one may have been able to walk into a high school and find a select few who were using this social networking site. I remember hearing some of my classmates talk about it, but didn’t really care too much to investigate further. I eventually signed up for account, but it didn’t last long. I was much more attracted to Facebook. Myspace, founded in 2003, is a social network that is very much music driven. What Myspace’s current Press Room fails to mention, is that the company has had many ups and downs since 2003.
Brief timeline of Myspace’s History:
In this show (click the button in lower right for full screen), noted thought leader and futurist Brian Solis sits down with show host Jeff Ogden for an interesting discussion on the future of business in this fast-changing world. Brian is also author of the new book, What's the Future of Business?"
In this show, you'll learn:
There is much debate about who to connect with on social media sites. Without fail whenever I give a workshop on LinkedIn or Social Media I get the questions. Who should I connect with? Should I connect with somebody I don’t know? What is the advantage of connecting with people I don’t know or don’t know well?
These and other questions about who to connect with provide the perfect starting point for developing your social media business and relationship development strategy.
In this show, David Sable, Global CEO of the huge Young and Rubicam advertising agency speaks with Jeff Ogden of Marketing Made Simple TV. In this show, you'll learn.
- Why even a 90 year old firm has to act like a start-up and reinvent itself
- Why good advertising is really good story-telling
- Advertising is NOT dead. It's alive and well.