Whole Foods has nearly two million followers. Meaning, even if just 1% of them ever set foot in a store from a promotion like a “Twitter Tasting”, that’s 20,000 people. If even just 1% visit the website, that’s 20,000 unique visitors. The ability to reach this large an audience via one portal is unprecedented and this a great case study to illustrate that.
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On Thursday, hundreds of people gathered in the beautiful Renée and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall in Costa Mesa to hear Seth Godin speak. Organized by Bryan Elliott of LinkedOC, the event provided a unique opportunity to hear first-hand from a highly-respected individual in the marketing world.
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Quiznos just sent out an email to their subscribers inviting them to “meet the new Quiznos Toaster.” In order to do this, however, you must first “like” their Facebook page. Here’s five reasons this is great marketing.
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Foursquare is a location-based mobile social network that exists thanks to today’s smartphone . If Twitter lets you share your status, Foursquare lets you share your location. You check-in at businesses and friends can see when and where you check in.
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Coupa Café is a lively Venezuelan restaurant featuring a completely new style of international dining. Not only does Camelia Coupal own and operate the Beverly Hills location, she also maintains their social media.
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The Scottsdale Convention & Visitor Bureau (CVB) is a 501(c)(6) nonprofit, private company that has contracts with the City of Scottsdale and Town of Paradise Valley to conduct destination marketing ...
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“Google Alerts” is a content monitoring system that notifies users when new content from news, web, blogs, video and/or discussion groups matches a set of search terms selected. It’s a great, straightforward way to gather content for social media channels for several reasons.
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“Pei Wei is a place just outside of your usual routine where you can experience the vibrant flavors of dishes inspired from five Asian cultures.” Indeed, outside of the usual routine they are. In an interview with Pei Wei’s VP of Marketing…
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I recently attended Splash Media’s Social Media Bootcamp. It provided a great case for social media implementation for business and most memorably, a lot of statistics and relevant comparisons.
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This week, I checked into the Westin Kierland hotel in Scottsdale, Arizona and was pleasantly surprised to find a flyer on the desk in my guestroom. It reads “Get Social” along the top and then outlines the ways guests can read or relay feedback on their experience at the hotel through social media.
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In the past year, the mobile food industry has soared to amazing heights. Almost every type of food imaginable can now be found in truck form. The food truck culture has been especially potent in Southern California.
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Ramada Maingate at the Park has been able to put itself on the map, both in terms of its accessibility to/from Disneyland and amongst the Ramada brand, via social media. The unique way Andrew communicates makes the pages stand out amongst other hotels. He didn’t create a persona; he simply uses his own. This has been hugely valuable in humanizing the brand and thereby creating personal connections with potential customers.
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