91% of mentions about brands came from people with fewer than 500 followers.
Why I’m joining the Edelman gang.
Prepared for the worst? Great. Now it’s time to prepare for the best.
…when programs are built with a barrier of entry, we see a 30+ percent engagement rate, versus a less than 10 percent engagement rate when it’s a cattle call.
Posts and a presentation for the good people at Vocus
Remember: it doesn’t have to be big gestures, just special ones.
Since I’ve previously experienced it, I know what’s coming. But what makes it fun for me is to watch someone else experience it for the first time. In other words, I delight in their surprise and delight.
Don’t get me wrong, you need to cultivate relationships with both the influential and the passionate (and when those two are found in one group/individual, even better). But when it comes to those who will be picking up the banner and leading the charge, passion trumps influence. Every. Single. Time.