Holiday Carol: Hark! The Infographics Show

Holiday Carol: Hark! The Infographics Show

Creative Commons by slightly everything  Sung to the tune of “Hark! The Herald Angels Sing“ Hark! The Infographics show, Stats that are real good to know! Charts of symbols or of pies, Very easy on the eyes. Bright bold colors for your screen, Distilled messaging so clean! Print it out for your drab wall And your colleagues you’ll enthrall, Hark! The Infographics show, Stats that are […]

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Holiday Carol: We Housewives of Pinterest Are

Holiday Carol: We Housewives of Pinterest Are

 Sung to the tune of “We Three Kings of Orient Are“ We housewives of Pinterest are Posting pics like we’re some Renoir, Craft and hobby, meek and snobby, Some of it so bizarre. O pins of wonder, pins contrite, Pins of tacky, kitschy sight, Boards a-glowing, overflowing, Images of cultural blight. Mommyblogging is such a pain, Twitter’s limit drives us insane, Pinning’s easy, ‘tho it’s […]

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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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Year in Review??

Year in Review??

2011 is still new enough that we should look back at 2010 and see what kind of lessons learned we should take into this new year.  The American Marketing Association‘s publication, Marketing News, came out with “The Year in Review,” which was mildly disappointing. “Four of the biggest stories” was woefully short of other considerable developments in the Marketing world.    Yes, the tragic earthquake devastating the […]

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Holiday Carol: The Twelve Days of Foursquare

Holiday Carol: The Twelve Days of Foursquare

Following a last year’s mischief, we are posting holiday carols for the tech/marketing/social crowd. With such hits as O Little Town of Twitterville, Talking In A Mobile Wonderland, S-E-O, S-E-O, S-E-O!, and Eloqua Fideles, we decided to give this year some spirit lifting anthems.  Here’s the first carol for 2010: Sung to the tune of “The Twelve Days of Christmas“ On the first day of Foursquare, my true love gave […]

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2010 B2B Twitterer of the Year Awards

2010 B2B Twitterer of the Year Awards

Once again, it’s time for the B2B Twitterer of the Year Awards.  Now in its third year, the Awards recognize B2B organizations for outstanding contributions in practicing, promoting, and/or enhancing business via the micro-blogging/social networking sensation Twitter. The nomination deadline is Friday, December 17th. This year should be bigger than ever, and Allinio is pleased to be working with MLT Creative, Make Good Media, HubSot, and NetProspex on making this year’s Awards a success.  Additionally, […]

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Tap11′s Intelligence Helps You Tap More Out of Twitter

Tap11′s Intelligence Helps You Tap More Out of Twitter

At TWTRCON this past June, we found out about Tap11, a Twitter business intelligence platform that allows companies to track, engage, and increase their audience with great data mining, metrics & measurement, and business intelligence capabilities.  Earlier in the spring, the San Francisco based company launched with over 100 major brands and marketing firms and is VC backed.  Allinio had the privilege of asking Adam Zbar (@zman47), Tap11′s CEO, a […]

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Getting the B2B Twitter Game on at TWTRCON

Getting the B2B Twitter Game on at TWTRCON

Today in New York City, The Marketing Consigliere strode into the New York Hilton and put on his TWTRCON badge. Why? First, to be around like-minded professionals who see the value of Twitter for businesses.  Second, to promote the B2B Twitterer of the Year Awards program, which The Marketing Consigliere founded in order to recognize B2B marketing organizations for outstanding contributions in practicing, promoting, and/or enhancing business via the micro-blogging and social networking […]

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Jim Sterne’s Social Media Metrics

Jim Sterne’s Social Media Metrics

Jim Sterne (@jimsterne) is an A-List, top notch, impeccable luminary in the metrics arena.  He currently chairs the Web Analytics Association, and is the driver of the eMetrics Marketing Optimization Summit, which the Marketing Consigliere has been enjoying for years when it generously comes to the Washington DC Area.  So The Marketing Consigliere took great interest when he found out the Jim has come out with another book. His latest […]

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Wegora’s Non-Linear Collaboration & Semantic Tool

Wegora’s Non-Linear Collaboration & Semantic Tool

Recently The Marketing Consigliere had an early morning coffee with a very engaging gentleman who is at the helm of a small but promising start-up company.  Rory Kelly of Wegora, a collaboration platform with an integrated semantic analytics engine.  Having recently blogged about Attensity, another semantic analytics platform developer and just last week blogging about an acquisition by that company, The Marketing Consigliere was extremely interested in what Rory had to […]

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