Thought Leadership

Content Pain Points: Hurt So Bad!

In 2011, we published Content Supply Chain, an eBook that laid out a strategic framework for forecasting content needs, managing production and publication and measuring its impact on business goals. [...]

 

Thought Leadership Versus Content Marketing—One and the Same?

Thought Leadership Versus Content Marketing—One and the Same? Everywhere you turn today in our industry, people are talking about content marketing. Content initiatives have taken on a life of [...]

 

The Dos and Don’ts of a Successful Online Community

The secret sauce of a successful online community isn’t a big mystery waiting to be revealed. For the last four years, we have been digging into the nitty-gritty detail of hundreds of branded [...]

 

And now a word from our members

There are a lot of blogs on social marketing, social media and word of mouth today and like bellybuttons, everyone has an opinion. Here is the thing that has bugged me for nearly the last two years [...]

 

Reader’s Choice: The Best of Lumenatti 2012

  On behalf of my fellow Lumenatti bloggers I would like to say thank you for reading our thoughts and musings on all things social. Looking back, we had a lot to say over the last twelve [...]

 

2012 State of Online Branded Communities Study – SNEAK PEEK!

It is Tuesday, November 6, 2012 and I know the burning question on everyone’s minds today: How did the top US brands stack up in Year 4 of ComBlu’s State of Online Branded Communities study? Yes, [...]

 

The future of marketing: All roads lead to Rome

  On October 18th, I-COM, The International Conference for Online Measurement held its 2012 Global Summit. This is important because I-COM is probably the most important marketing conference [...]

 

Social Marketing’s innovation curve: What lies ahead.

By now, everyone has seen this Infographic.  Yes, it is complex and confusing and it should give you a headache. The tools to manage and measure activity on a socially enabled web today are [...]

 

A Great First Date

Now that I’ve got your attention (particularly my husband’s), let me explain. A few weeks back, I was researching a company who tapped us for an RFP on thought leadership and influencer [...]

 

Three New Tools to Help Brands Share their Stories

  Logging in. Linking In. Checking in. Pinning. Posting. For a social media marketer, it can be oh-so-exhausting. But, like a good social media doobie, you do it every day: Leverage your social [...]