Saturday, April 16, 2016

Search Social and Mobile Class : Marketing Analytics


This is a class selfie at the Search, Social and Mobile Class. April 2016.

Monday, March 14, 2016

Free Atlanta Small Business Event - ExCom 2016 - Brent Leary & John Lawson

John Lawson and Brent Leary are organizing an an event in Atlanta next Thursday (March 17th) around the future of customer experience and commerce, called  ExCom 2016 for small business. Register now before the event is sold out/

What: ExCom 2016 - Actionable Insights for Engaging Modern Consumers

When: Thursday March 17th 8:30am-4:30pm et

Where: Georgia State University Student Center Ballroom  55 Gilmer Street, Atlanta, GA 30303

Price:  Free (Breakfast and lunch provided on first-come first-serve basis)


Registration Link: http://excom2016.com

Featured Sessions Include (full agenda at http://excom2016.com):

Real Sports: The Link Between Fans and Brands

Most professional sports franchises are small businesses too, with limited budgets and employees. Atlanta Hawks SVP of Marketing Peter Sorckoff & Atlanta Braves VP of Marketing Adam Zimmerman are doing fascinating things to create great experiences for their fans, which may help you build better relationships with your customers.

Using The 3 Cs to Create Great Experiences for 13 Million Customers

GoDaddy Editor-in-Chief Shawn Pfunder will share how the organization is using a variety of tactics and strategies to extend the level of engagement with their customer base.

The Subscription Business – Journey to $1M in Annual Recurring Revenue

Moderated by Small Business Trends Publisher Anita Campbell, two small business execs discuss the tools, strategies and tactics they deployed to create thriving subscription based businesses in less than a year. Rohan Gilkes of WetShaveClub.com turned his $4,000 investment into $350,000 in revenues and grew his customer base from 12 to 1,500 monthly subscribers in less than a year. Sangram Vajre of SaaS platform Terminus hit $1 million in annual recurring revenue (ARR) in nine months.

Carvana: How Used Car Vending Machines Are Disrupting How You Buy

Used Cars Carvana.com allows people to browse and shop for used vehicles online, then delivers the car straight to the customer. CEO and Founder Ernie Garcia will share how Carvana’s business model allowed the company to grow from $4 million in revenues in its first year of operation in 2013, to over $150 million in 2015.

Customer Engagement Isn’t CRM, But…


Paul Greenberg, author of the seminal book series CRM at the Speed of Light, clears up the confusion around the relationship CRM has with customer engagement and customer experience, and the changing role CRM has in a multichannel, big data world of continuous interaction.

How IoT Accelerates Customer Expectations & Disrupt Companies Who Can’t Keep Up


Ray Wang, founder of Constellation Research and author of “Disrupting Digital Business“, shares why it’s important for companies to transform their culture and prepare for the full effect of digital disruption. And why even companies like Amazon.com need to move faster to fully embrace what’s ahead in order to keep up with customer demands for great experiences.

Saturday, March 05, 2016

For Men: Hair Perception VS Reality From TheWeaveWhisperer


For tips on hair styles you should follow my friend The Weave Whisperer. I really posted this as a class project for my Marketing Analytics Class.

Sunday, December 20, 2015

Washington DC Radio News #JackIsBack WNEW Reformatted



I am reading the Washington Post report that says

"Bloomberg Media, the New York-based arm of billionaire Michael Bloomberg’s business empire, will take over Washington radio stationWNEW-FM and will change its format from general news to business news and talk"
Not sure what this means but I hope my friends at WNEW will be Ok with this change. Will I get to hear Jill Schlesinger?

I am glad in November Jack Diamond is back on 107.3 again as the Jack Diamond Show. Loved listening for over 10 years as I drove my daughter to school and was very disappointed when 107.3 changed the format. Love you guys - Jack, Erika and Jim. 

Of course Jack's Protegee Tommy McFly is awesome on 94.7 along with Kelly Collis and Jen Richer.

Washington DC Radio stations rock.

Star Wars Mania and Google - Turn your phone into a Light Saber


Have some down time and are a ardent fan of Star Wars? That seems to be half the internet ! Yesterday I was listening to This Week in Google podcast and heard about this new "experiment" from Google. You can now turn Chrome browser on your desktop into a Star Wars Game and use your phone as a light saber. Very interesting try it out. Go to g.co/lightsaber  and happy escaping!