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Get hip… Get your kicks at the Ubergizmo Digital Summer 2010 in San Francisco

August 10th, 2010 · 2 Comments · Entrepreneurs, Talents, Innovators

By Marylene Delbourg-Delphis @mddelphis I love Eliane Fiolet and Hubert Nguyen the brilliant founders of Ubergizmo, one of the top blogs about gadgets, gizmos, shifts and turns. Look at their portrait by Renee Blodgett at the first Digital Summer they organized last year with Girls in Tech. The event was a huge success (glance at […]

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Living by Objectives: Jeremiah Owyang, the Edge of a Top Social Media Analyst

August 4th, 2010 · 8 Comments · Entrepreneurs, Talents, Innovators

By Marylene Delbourg-Delphis @mddelphis If you are interested in social media and community management, you probably read Jeremiah Owyang’s Web Strategy on a regular basis – and if you don’t, subscribe now! Jeremiah, an industry analyst and founding partner of the Altimeter Group, has been analyzing social media trends and technologies, as well as their […]

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Social Media for Businesses: Social Media Metrics by Jim Sterne

April 25th, 2010 · 1 Comment · Book Review

By Marylene Delbourg-Delphis @mddelphis The purpose of Social Media Metrics, subtitled “How to Measure and Optimize Your Marketing Investment,” by Jim Sterne is not to convince companies about the importance of social media: “If you’re still not sure whether social media is important or is important to your company, save this book for later.”  I’d love […]

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Requirements for a scalable social media strategy: strong company values, employee empowerment and customer evangelists.

April 20th, 2010 · 2 Comments · Entrepreneurs, Talents, Innovators

By Marylene Delbourg-Delphis @mddelphis Tom Foremski, the editor/publisher of SiliconValleyWatcher, has been reporting on the business of Silicon Valley for US and global newspapers and magazines since 1984 and focuses on an important topic: Why “Every Company Needs To Become A Media Company.” To use his striking summary, “EC=MC is the the transformative equation for business.” Hard […]

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