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Entries from May 2010

Excellent practical guide: Facebook Marketing, an hour a day by Chris Treadaway and Mari Smith

May 31st, 2010 · 16 Comments · Book Review

By Marylene Delbourg-Delphis @mddelphis
Books related to social media marketing keep coming out. The truth is that even if Internet and social media marketing aren’t new, the information needs for marketing managers are huge: the more they read, the faster they will get the immersion feel enabling them to move from a tactical use of social media [...]

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English translation of my preface to the French version of Linchpin by Seth Godin

May 13th, 2010 · 4 Comments · Entrepreneurs, Talents, Innovators

By Marylene Delbourg-Delphis @mddelphis
Diateino, the French publisher of Guy Kawasaki’s The Art of the Start and Reality Check as well as and Seth Godin’s Tribes, will release the French translation of Seth Godin’s Linchpin on May 2o. This time, I was not the translator, but I wrote a preface that is available on the Diateino blog. [...]

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Social Media: After the “quote-and-quote-conversation”

May 10th, 2010 · 1 Comment · Book Review

By Marylene Delbourg-Delphis @mddelphis
Less than a year ago, it was all about conversations. Now, the word “conversation” is used with a pinch of salt. People finally admit that Twitter is more of a broadcast channel, as was clear from the extensive analysis (What is Twitter, as Social Networks or a News Media?) provided by Korean researchers, Haewoon [...]

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Don’t wait to break a guitar to wake up! Open Leadership, How Social Technology Can Transform the Way You Lead by Charlene Li

May 3rd, 2010 · 5 Comments · Book Review

By Marylene Delbourg-Delphis @mddelphis
Just finished reading an advanced copy of Open leadership, by Charlene Li. Great book!
In the eighties, IT folks and executives had qualms about providing desktop computers to their employees – the idea of empowering them boiled down to relinquishing command and control. Yet, the world didn’t stop turning. The accelerated rise of social [...]

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