Are You Ready For Socialnomics™?

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Explain to your parents the fascination you have with social media.  Better yet, explain the advantages of social media MARKETING to a company CEO, CFO, CMO or any number of other CxO’s.  They’ll stare at you like some kind of snake oil salesman. Better yet, give them

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Lesson Learned: Opportunity Knocks (Quietly…)

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Before you delete that “junk mail,” you may want to reconsider…  And here’s why… I’ll be the first to admit that I don’t get a lot of email through my Studio 24 site. I rarely look at it and it’s grossly out-of-date. When I do get email

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Uh… Better Late Than Never?

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So, I picked up an issue of Advertising Age (actual print *gasp*) last week and slowly perused. On the cover article, reading, “Brands aren’t simply brands anymore. They’re the center of a maelstrom of social and political dialogue made possible by digital media…” as an opening quote

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That ’70’s Marketing

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I don’t know about you, but I’ve actually sat in on marketing strategy meetings that went a little like this… (Feed readers and Facebookers, click here to go to the post and see the video) Challenging economy? Intimidating competition? Sure, it’s hard to “do it yourself” when

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It Takes A Village To Raise A Brand

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Some companies have already pulled back the reigns on marketing communications, advertising, and building brand awareness. Why? Economy? Fear? Speculation? Hooey! Instead of spending your time and money trying to skirt around our economic problems (e.g. – cutting advertising, slashing marketing and basically hiding in your shell);

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