This morning, Guy Kawasaki spoke at South by Southwest on the Art of Enchantment. He then proceeded to offer 10 tips on how to be enchanting. Here’s a basic outline and summary.
The Parc 55 Wyndham hotel uses Twitter and Facebook to let fans and followers know about special deals, special rates strictly for them along with San Francisco news, events and facts.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The OC Fair & Event Center uses social media to elevate major seasonal and weekly events.
Hotels have made great strides in social media over the past few years; from Twitter to Facebook, and Foursquare and YouTube, there is no limit to how hotels can boost their online presence and increase their customer base.
Daniel N. Calderon, a hospitality leader who has been involved with social media since the late 90s, is a student at the Business and Hospitality Colleges at University of Houston. ...
Victoria Clipper Ferry Service sent out an email solely to alert subscribers of their social media presence.
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 ...
“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.
“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…
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.
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.
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.
Social Media events are a great way for hotels and restaurants to gain easy, free exposure. Though offering up freebies to a large audience could initially feel like a loss rather than a gain, the potential ROI of doing so in this context is uniquely unprecedented.
The Palms Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada is a prime example of a hotel that is taking advantage of the diverse opportunities that reside in social marketing.