Most companies use the excuse that now is not the right time to implement social media because of ____________ (fill in the blank) @scottmonty was head of global social media at Ford Motor company during the time that Detroit was going through a meltdown.
In this episode learn why Ford went all-in on digital and how they dominated in social while everyone else had a wait-n-see attitude.
FYI on Scott.
Scott Monty was ranked by The Economist as #1 atop the list 25 Social Business Leaders and by Forbes as one of the top 10 influencers in social media, Alan Mulally, the CEO of Ford Motor Company, called him "a visionary."
From 2008-2014, Scott was head of social media at Ford Motor Company and held the title Global Digital and Multimedia Communications Manager. He advised on social media activities across the company, from influencer relations to marketing support, customer service to internal communications and more. Prior to joining Ford, Scott was part of a strategic consultancy specializing in digital and social media and an advertising and marketing firm focused on technology and health sciences.
Scott has been featured in hundreds of news and business publications in print and on the web, in dozens of books, and on a variety of mainstream media, including Bloomberg, NBC, NPR, CNN, Fox Business, The Wall Street Journal and more. Scott is a recognized thought leader in the communications and marketing industry and frequently speaks at events around the world.
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In this episode the host, @johnsiracusa and @leeodden discuss how to target social media influencers in your market which can propel your brand to a new level of engagement and effectiveness VIA social media. This tactic alone can quadruple your results online.
Influencer marketing blog post.
The influencer tool @leeodden mentioned
@leeodden agency site:
Connecting with and pitching to reporters today in this very social and fast moving world is getting tougher by the day. Reporters are inundated with pitches on a daily basis. Most reporters and journalists are overworked and on tight deadlines, but they still need stories, your stories. In this episode the host @johnsiracusa discusses w/@gregory in detail how integrate technologies and relationship building with reporters and journalists so to have a better opportunity to get your pitch noticed. Most importantly they discuss what tactics to avoid which may get you black listed and branded as a bad source of information to reporters.
This is not an episode you’ll want to miss if you are looking to increase your public relations strategies in 2015-2016.
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Ann Chen, formerly @ICBA now with @CitizensEdmond run by a top social bank executive CEO @jillcastilla discusses with the host @johnsiracusa how a bank should create an effective social media strategy. In this episode, Ann shares great practical advice for any bank wanting to build a social media strategy to learn from and follow. She believes community banks are perfectly positioned for the future.
Follow Ann on Twitter @annj_chen
Follow Citizens Edmond on Twitter @CitizensEdmond
(ZMOT Study) Zero Moment of Truth Report https://ssl.gstatic.com/think/docs/2011-winning-zmot-ebook_research-studies.pdf