Corporate Eye

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lost-in-translation

We often get asked about the best way to approach the corporate website when it is to be used by people speaking different languages across the world. I invited Pascale Chauvot to discuss the issues involved in communicating across borders, and the importance of glocalisation.

ARE YOUR MARKETING COMMUNICATIONS GETTING LOST IN TRANSLATION?

As businesses globalise, new challenges arise that the organisation may not have considered when they simply operated in their own country. Marketing … Read the rest

video-wall

I invited Joe Cox to discuss Pinterest and video marketing. Pinterest is becoming ever more significant as a referral tool; would including it in your video marketing campaign work for you?

The Rise of a Real Heavyweight

As the fastest growing social network on the planet and the second largest driver of traffic to publishers after Facebook, Pinterest has become impossible to ignore from a marketing perspective. Pinterest now refers more traffic than Twitter, … Read the rest

servant attitude - butler

I invited David Geer, a technology writer, journalist and editor, to write a post for us today about the approach to take to B2B social media engagement.

Over to you, David…

A good servant is comfortable putting the needs of others first. Is this how you position your business when engaging other businesses through social media?

When applying a servant attitude to B2B social media engagement, businesses must brand themselves in such a way that … Read the rest

speed-response

While B2C organisations are adopting social media marketing strategies at a fast pace, much of the B2B world is being left behind, with many of these companies believing that their potential customers do not spend time connecting with brands on these kinds of websites.

However, Forrester found that 100 per cent of business decision-makers are using the likes of LinkedIn and Facebook for work purposes, with the vast majority reading brand blogs, watching videos and … Read the rest

embarrassment

Today’s post is from Alastair Kane, and looks at potential faux pas for companies in social media.

Social media. The contemporary consumers’ communications channel of choice. Addictive, all-knowing and all-important for maintaining a business’s reputation, social media knows what you’ve done, where you’ve been, and dictates where you’re going – the last thing companies want to do is sabotage their social standing.

But strategised corporate social media is entirely different to social for pleasure. So … Read the rest