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Accor Hotels  is a world leader in hotel management, with more than 3500 hotels in the world, their well-known brands include Sofitel, Fairmont, Novotel, Ibis Hotel, Pullman, and more. When it comes to customer engagement, Accor is strongly committed to providing individualized, memorable customer experiences that fully integrate the use of social media to engage the customer. Accor understands that through heightened customer engagement comes heighted customer loyalty and ultimately, heightened corporate revenues.  Accor is continuously looking for innovative ways to further engage their customers in order to provide the  ultimate customer experience that will have them returning again and again. Given the ever increasing competition for customer attention, Accor has embraced social media and has become a global leader in digital presence focusing on multi device engagement with emphasis towards the management of its on-line reputation.      

LinkedIn is the world’s largest and most disruptive professional network with over 467 million members in over 200 countries and territories. When I tell people I work at LinkedIn, one of the most popular questions I receive is whether our environment is like Google… then I get asked whether we’re hiring. (The answer to both questions, I would say, is yes.) We are a dynamic company that is fiercely proud of our culture. One of the easiest ways for us to show who we are – beyond the company that sends out connection requests – is by using our hashtag #linkedinlife. Created in early 2015, #linkedinlife has moved beyond LinkedIn into other social platforms, and is being used by employees all over the world to demonstrate the breadth of our culture and our humanity beyond the work we do.    

Social Media Videos Marketing Success for Pickering Public Library

TammySabourin   November 6, 2016

In our age of digital marketing where there are so many social media options to choose from, one community library is finding success through their development and use of videos.  In addition to using Snapchat, Twitter, LinkedIn and Instagram, the Pickering Public Library is including short, in-house created videos in their Facebook Page, YouTube channel and website to communicate upcoming events, new programs and services, fun facts and promote client engagement.  These videos have become quite popular in their community and beyond. Donna Moritz of Social Media Examiner attributes the rise in popularity of short video social media content to how “snackable” they are, as a quick visual method that grabs our attention, “Short videos suit our busy lives, brief attention spans and the need to consume content easily and quickly. Because fans are consuming content via their mobile devices while they’re on the go, the shorter the content is, the better.”  

Even if you’re not in the market to buy or sell a home, you’ve likely had your eye caught by a realtor’s face on a bench sign, bus stop ad or other billboard-type promotion.  It has been a successful exposure-gaining method used for decades by people in the real estate industry, one that has often been a strong step to gaining contacts for potential deals.  But did you know that according to Realtor Social Marketing, 90% of home buyers begin their search online? Nicole Bafaro, Sales Representative with Sutton Group Heritage Realty in Ontario’s Durham Region, has successfully built her real estate career by venturing beyond the goal of simply making contacts; she is building and strengthening relationships through online client engagement within her community through her use of social media.

DB Schenker supports industry and trade in the global exchange of goods: in land transport, worldwide air and ocean freight, contract logistics and supply chain management.1 Globally they employ over 66,000 employees at over 2000 locations.  Their Canadian operations account for over 1600 employees at over 40 locations.  Roughly 3 years ago, DB Schenker started to utilize social media as part of their marketing strategy.  

  Social Media screening of candidates has become common practice in today’s fast passed recruiting process. Is it ethical, or does this behavior infringe on ones freedom of speech, and how efficient is it really?

The Future of Social Media

Meg Walsh   November 17, 2015
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Companies: Indigo, Facebook & Twitter Industry: Literature & Social Media Social Media, like technology, is changing constantly. If you go on a vacation for a week, it seems that your computer, TV, phone or any other personal device becomes obsolete. Social media is not much different. New channels are emerging all the time whether they are successful like Snapchat or… Read more »

Baanto – Touching on Social Media and Marketing

SCapling   November 11, 2015
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Organization – Baanto International Ltd. Industry – Computer Hardware Contact – Avanindra Utukuri – Executive Chairman/CTO  Web resources  – Baanto,  YouTube, Facebook, LinkedIn Baanto International Ltd. is a leading developer of innovative, high performance, and scalable touch solutions with eight (8) patents filed and twelve (12) in process. Baanto ShadowSense for touchscreen applications solves many of the technical issues that plague other touch technologies. ShadowSense touch… Read more »

SAP – How social media use drives marketing reach

pchatter   November 8, 2015

Organization Name:  SAP SE Industry:  Software Web References:  SAP.com Twitter Facebook SAP SE is a software company based out of Waldorf, Germany.  SAP provides solutions in the space of enterprise software, which helps companies around the world, manage their business operations and customer relations.  SAP operates in over 190 countries, affecting over 293,500 customers. Along with more traditional forms of… Read more »

YELLOW GOAT DESIGN Creates Social Media Clout

Dianne McBride   October 31, 2015
Yellow Goat Design Creates Social Media Clout

Organization Name: Yellow Goat Design Industry:  Lighting – Commercial References: Lightform, Klout, Yellow Goat Design,   A live, glowing orb with shifting colours is only one example of Yellow Goat Design installations.   What do you get when you cross an audacious goat with mammoth bedazzling light installations? Yellow Goat Design, of course. Yellow Goat Designs, founded in 1997, has been in… Read more »

Madison Electric Products – Turning the telescope for innovative product development

ASeymour   October 20, 2015

Industry: Electrical Contact: Rob Fisher, Vice President of Marketing, Madison Electric Products References: The Brand Establishment myMadison blog Twitter YouTube LinkedIn tED Magazine (The Electric Distributor Magazine) Brad Huff Post Simply Measured Blog The challenge What began as a rebranding exercise turned into one of the most successful new product innovation programs that has garnered more than 400 suggestions, 7… Read more »

Social engagement is all the rAVe for this AV news organization

ASeymour   October 13, 2015

Industry: AV Industry Contact: Gary Kayye, founder, rAVe Publications, teaches New Media Technologies and Its Impact on the Future of Advertising, Marketing and PR and the Branding of Me at the University of North Carolina Web references:  UNC School of Media and Journalism, rAVepubs, Twitter, rAVe Social Media Blueprint, We Are Social, 100 Customer Service Statistics You Need to Know, YouTube Few marketing tools… Read more »

Ready or Not – The Future is Here for Social Media and B2B Marketing

tlittle   July 15, 2015
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Organizations: Business in Bare Feet, Nano-Nouvelle, Owner Media Group, Publet, TalentVine Industry: B2B Marketing Name of Contacts: Mark Phillips – Business in Bare Feet; Stephanie Moroz – Nano-Nouvelle; Chris Brogan – Owner Media Group; Christie Nicholson – Publet; Justin Falk – TalentVine, Web References: Publet Website, Christie Nicholson Nano-Nouvelle Website, Stephanie Moroz LinkedIn, TalentVine Website, Justin Falk LinkedIn, Business in Bare Feet Website,… Read more »

The Call of The Wild – Wildcoast Adventures

tlittle   July 8, 2015
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Organization Name: Wildcoast Adventures Ltd. Industry: Tourism – Kayaking Adventures Name of Contact: Kristen Mucha, Owner Web References: Marketing Examples, Wildcoast Website, Wildcoast Twitter, Louis L’Amour, Wild West, Wildcoast YouTube, Wildcoast Facebook, Wildcoast Pinterest, Stumbleupon, Wildcoast Google+, content marketing, SM marketing tips, Stumbleupon, Nielson White Paper, Flying the Nest Description: You may have heard we are still in the Wild… Read more »

The Data Pipeline: Social Media Analytics at Union Gas

tlittle   July 1, 2015
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Organization Name: Union Gas Limited Industry: Natural gas Name of Contact: Andrea Stass, Manager of External Communications and Media Relations Web References:Union Gas Website, TechTarget, Union Gas Facebook, Union Gas Twitter, Union Gas YouTube, Union Gas LinkedIn, TheVerge, Live Tweet Blog, Digital Surgeons, Canada’s Top 100 Employers, Comcast Business, Description: Union Gas Limited is a major Canadian natural gas storage,… Read more »

‘Kik’ this Proverbial Tire

tlittle   June 17, 2015
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Organization Name: Kik Interactive Inc. Industry: Mobile Messaging App Name of Contacts: Heather Galt, Head of Marketing and Privacy and Paul Gray, Director, Platform Services Web References: Kik Website, Kik LinkedIn, PromotedChats LinkedIn, Kik Twitter, Kik Facebook, Kik blog, NBC article, bot article, CTV clip, 570 News, Wikipedia, Sound Cloud, Funny Or Die, Description: “Kik Me” – This may have been… Read more »

#LaurierLove: University recruiters modify their methods as social media evolve

mirko   March 15, 2015
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Organization: Wilfrid Laurier University Industry: Post-secondary education Contacts: Melissa Stephens, Laurier’s manager of marketing and communications – recruitment and admissions, mstephens@wlu.ca; Sandra Muir, Laurier’s social media strategist, samuir@wlu.ca Web references: Wilfrid Laurier University and its social media accounts including Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube and Instagram, as well as other sources with links posted throughout this blog entry. Like any suitor… Read more »

Royal Roads University wields GoPro and Google Glass to recruit students

mirko   March 8, 2015

Organization: Royal Roads University Industry: Post-secondary education Contact: Catherine Riggins, Director, Branding, Marketing and Recruitment   catherine.riggins@royalroads.ca Web references: Royal Roads University, Future View microsite, marketingmag.ca, Facebook, Twitter, Cossette A BOLD MOVE Royal Roads University boldly abandoned its traditional print-media recruitment campaign recently and bet the near future on GoPro cameras, Google Glass and social media. The Future View campaign,… Read more »

Drone Research: It’s All About One Flight

socialmed_ia   March 6, 2015

Organizations name: Drone Research Industry: Nonprofits Website: http://www.droneresearch.org/ Every time you hear the words “social media” I bet your connotation is “marketing”; and yes, I am going to focus on marketing today, but would like to change the usual scope and concentrate in nonprofits and their ways to market their services an recruit new audiences. In order to get a… Read more »

Stryve Digital Marketing measures metrics beyond the numbers

cmuss   March 1, 2015
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Organisation name: Stryve Digital Marketing Industry: Marketing Contact: Sourov De, President Web References: Stryve Marketing Description of how social media is used for business performance  Stryve Digital Marketing, (Stryve), is expertly harnessing marketing opportunities made available because of digital technology. Sourov De, President of Stryve, says his team is passionate about what they do, and succeeds by providing results-driven services… Read more »

Metrics help Bridgit put new tool into construction workers’ hands

mirko   March 1, 2015
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Organization: Bridgit Industry: Software as a Service/Construction Contact: Laura Brodie, Director of Marketing and Communications, info@gobridgit.com Web references: Bridgit, HubSpot, The Next 36 A Canadian high-tech startup called Bridgit is trying to hang more smartphones on construction workers’ tool belts. Formed in 2012 Bridgit, based in Kitchener, Ont., is the brainchild of Mallorie Brodie and Lauren Hasegawa. At the time,… Read more »

Refreshing Ideas, Real Results. Juice and Social Media Metrics.

lfodor   February 28, 2015
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Organization Name:   Juice Inc. Industry:  Business Management Consultants Name of contact if available:   Lara Hall, Director of Marketing; Lindsey McCaffren, Content Developer & Writer; Brady Wilson, Co-Founder Web references:   Juice Inc. Blog, Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn Description of how social media is used for business performance: Juice Inc., located in Guelph, Ontario is a corporate training company that believes energized and engaged employees fuel great customer… Read more »

The hidden benefit of social media use by Coca-Cola’s employees

socialmed_ia   January 30, 2015

Organization Name: Coca-Cola Industry: Beverages Web References: http://www.coca-colacompany.com (Image from: http://www.popsop.com) Description of how social media is used for business performance: As we all know very well, social media is an essential tool for businesses and organizations in the 21st century. However, this is not only about marketing and engaging company’s fans; it is also about employees, the very company’s… Read more »

What’s as addictive as social media?

Amanda   November 21, 2014
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Organization: Addictive Mobility Industry: Mobile Advertising Contact Name: Cyrus Bakhtiyari, Infrastructure Engineer Web References: Addictive Mobility Description of how social media is used for business performance The value of social media is evident in it’s ability to reach audiences and engage them. Businesses are able to make meaningful connections with their customers from around the world. It’s a way for… Read more »