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Connie Bensen
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Had a great time at ReInvent in Vegas. Amazon is doing an amazing job of building a community.
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I had a similar view behind my house in MN
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Thanks to +Evan Prokop for the great overview of my session at #MNSummit cc: +Amy Heiss
 
Your marketing is social but is your business?
Tapping in to the value of social media and networks to insource subject matter experts and improve collaboration for advocacy and marketing is no easy task. The good news is that people like +Connie Bensen at Dell are making great progress and have lessons we can all learn from.

Here's a new blog post from TopRank's +Evan Prokop covering Connie's recent presentation on creating a culture for making a business social - given at the MnSearch #MnSummit  conference last week.

The 5 tips shared are relevant for large, complex organizations as well as small and mid-market companies that want to understand how to organize their efforts to empower employees and the business to become more social. 
In an age of marketing and business that is increasingly social, many businesses and thought leaders stress the importance of creating a culture that embraces social media inside and out. A social...
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Some great quotes from Social Media Marketing World '14 #SMMW14  
Sketchnotes from Social Media Examiner's amazing Social Media Marketing World 2014 #smmw14. These were created live during the sessions on an iPad using the ...
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This is too TOO cute!
 
3D Coffee Art

I've been seeing Kazuki Yamamoto's coffee art for some time now, but now he's added a new dimension. His 3D coffee art is beyond amazing. It'd be hard to drink and ruin one of his creations.

http://kotaku.com/3d-coffee-art-reaches-new-dizzying-heights-509019180

#coffee #coffeeart 
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I've been blogging for six years. I used to be fixated on metrics. This weekend I was shocked to realize the lifetime value of my blogging and the traffic. Here's my key take aways
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The Content Promotion Ecosystem

This is a great graphic and solid article from +RelevancePublication on the ecosystem around paid promotion of content: http://relevance.com/introducing-the-content-promotion-ecosystem/ I think this merging of paid promotion and amplification of content is going to be very big over the next few years.
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In #B2B arena, #LinkedIn proved to be dominant with 33% of marketers are favoring its usage over other networking platforms. #Facebook, however, is not far behind with 31% of respondents prioritizing it as their first choice for marketing. #Twitter is upheld by 16% and Blogging by 11% of respondents.  http://www.dazeinfo.com/2014/07/03/nearly-92-marketer-claim-social-media-vital-tool-businesses/
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Interesting:  I find the You Tube Numbers to be low, as this market is exploding by my estimates...   
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*A SEO Guru, Social Media Expert & PR Pro walk into a content marketing bar... *
Hopefully your definition of content marketing isn't a joke.

Here's a collection of insights into how companies can elevate their content marketing through integration and a customer focused approach.
So, a SEO guru, a social media expert and a public relations pro walk into a content marketing bar. The search marketer says to the bartender, "I'd like 35 shots of of the same tequila, but eac...
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Thanks +Kare Anderson  for the invite! It looks interesting.
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Community & Social Media Marketing Executive
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  • Dell
    Global Social Strategy, 2011 - present
  • Techrigy Inc
    Chief Community Officer, 2008 - 2009
  • ACD Systems
    Community Manager, 2006 - 2008
  • Alterian
    Director of Social Media & Community Strategy, 2009 - 2011
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Community Strategist: Redefining Communications
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Passionate about online communities. Mentor to many.
Love to travel and learn!
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Job description for Online Community Manager role is linked from Wikipedia.
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Austin, TX
Previously
Minneapolis, MN