- Social media is about story—and trust. Citing the Trust Barometer, he asserted that trust was at an all-time low among consumers. The 18-29 age group has more trust, but they don’t consume traditional media [maybe that's why they trust more?]
- Trust in experts is up and “people like me” down. Billiam the snowman had the highest trust according to one survey [don't know what to make of that, is he an expert? ,^) ].
- When people are facing uncertainty, they will accept a new idea as truth when they hear it from 3-5 sources on average. This gives people peripheral vision.
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Posts Tagged “Conference”
Sep 20 2010
Sep 14 2010
Continuing the Alterian 2010 series, this discussion featured: Donna Rossi, Vice President, Global Customer Experience Management, Western Union; Rob Singer, Senior Vice President, CRM, Bank of the West; Geoff Sherman, Director Pricing, Promotions & Trade Funds, Walgreens; Kathy Hecht, CMO, American Greetings Interactive; Michael Fisher, Senior Vice President, Alterian.
The message of this panel was that senior marketers and brands that don’t understand and embrace the changing landscape will feel the pain. Realize that the environment is changing fast: Read the rest of this entry »
Sep 10 2010
At Alterian’s Social Business Engaging Times Summit, Jennifer summarized how Dave & Buster’s was beginning to see results from their social media initiatives:
Sep 09 2010
Continuing the Alterian 2010 series, this discussion featured: Michael Harrison, Chief Strategy Officer, Razor; Taleen Ghazarian, SVP Strategy, Epsilon; Cristene Gonzalez-Wertz, Chief Strategist, Covalent Marketing; Don Peppers, Co-Founder, Peppers & Rogers; Jennifer DeMarco Herskind, AVP Marketing, Dave & Buster’s.
Sep 05 2010
Stan keynoted the first day of Alterian’s 2010 User Conference, Engaging Times Summit. He picked up David’s theme but drilled down into the history of (mostly direct) marketing to explain how powerful the transformation will be.
Sep 03 2010
David set the tone of Alterian’s 2010 User Conference, Engaging Times Summit, with these highlights:
Feb 06 2010
Social networks change the economics of relationships because finding, developing and maintaining relationships is far less costly… Watch the migration from Friendster=>MySpace=>Facebook=>? It was relatively fast, people are mobile… Don’t think you are getting anything for free. Even if you are not paying cash, your interactions and position are building a rich data repository for Google or whoever else is providing “free” services
Feb 05 2010
The use of social networking sites will increase; people will shift to a strong family focus because they will be poorer. Older workers will get computer literate due to going back to work and working longer.
Feb 01 2010
Highlights of Alcatel-Lucent’s recent marketing study of 1,000 social networkers, presented by CMO Allison Cerra at #snc2010: Social networkers are not very social; Heavy users of Web 2.0 will pay for value-added services; Privacy is murky