SocialToaster – Best Thing Since Sliced Bread!

SocialToaster – Best Thing Since Sliced Bread!

From time to time, Allinio has blogged about startup companies in the Marketing technology space, asking the same five basic questions for a founder or other executive to answer. This time is a little different. We’re talking to another interesting company, SocialToaster, and its Founder and CEO, Brian Razzaque (@razzaque). But not only as an interviewer… SocialToaster has a unique story in the Marketing Automation space. Its platform leverages the […]

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SXSW Envy Epidemic Spreads to B2B Population

SXSW Envy Epidemic Spreads to B2B Population

The Marketing Consigliere recently blogged about “Twitter Envy,” but since he was already on Twitter approaching two years, can’t say he remembers knowing enough about Twitter to be envious of it before he started dabbling in it. And being a B2B Marketer, he had never heard of SXSW until he started using Twitter (Come to think of it, Twitter has really expanded his horizons since […]

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Hatching Success with Microsoft Dynamics CRM

Hatching Success with Microsoft Dynamics CRM

The first Microsoft Dynamics CRM Incubation Week is being held from December 15th to 19th, 2008 at the Microsoft Technology Center in Reston, Virginia. This week-long program will include some training and several days of prototyping and development, and a presentation competition for prizes.  This event is free to enter but if selected, travel, lodging, meals, etc. are out-of-pocket for entrants.  Each team will be allowed up to three team members. Companies […]

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Thanksgiving ’08: Freedom from Want and Needs

Thanksgiving ’08: Freedom from Want and Needs

Norman Rockwell, Freedom From Want Just a short note today – the Marketing Consigliere does not need to remind you to be thankful for the usual blessings in your life, but wants to make some out-of-the-ordinary thank yous: Thank you to all the Marketers out there who are leveraging the power of Network Centric Marketing and doing their best to bring us the products and services […]

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Stealing from Peter to Pay Paul

Stealing from Peter to Pay Paul

The Marketing Consigliere had a slow week because he has been the Chair of the 2008 Mid-Atlantic Business Plan Competition. It was a great event and if you have a collegiate business plan competition near you, he encourages you to support it however you can. Many thanks to the amazing student teams, the McDonough School of Business at Georgetown University, the MIT Enterprise Forum of Washington-Baltimore, the judges, and sponsors. Now The […]

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Hitting on Web Analytics

Hitting on Web Analytics

The Marketing Consigliere has come across several start-up companies in his path that plan on depending on advertising for their revenue model. Having been in publishing, he tries to give them ideas how to make that work for them. But they definitely should look at publishers closer – many of them are struggling. While one may argue that much of that struggle is due to […]

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