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Funders and Founders Notes

Funders and Founders Notes

CEO or Catalyst? The 12 Business Books to Read in 2014 | Adam Grant One of the highlights of becoming an author is getting to read some exciting books in advance, and hearing early buzz about others. It's the book nerd's version of seeing sneak previews of movies before they hit the silver screen. Here are a dozen books with big implications for the world of work that are likely to make a splash in the coming year: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. Signs that you're a serial entrepreneur Funders and Founders Notes We explain entrepreneurship and startups visually through infographics. Find drafts from our future book here. ◀ 8 August 2013 8 Signs You Might Be a Serial Entrepreneur ← Previous Next → Social Media for Business e-book In early 2010, we published a whitepaper on Social Media for B2B Marketing. Twenty months on we review the field once again, this time in an eBook. Download it for free now (no pesky form to fill). View or download from Scribd The biggest transformation over this period has been the uptick in the use of social media in B2B marketing, which has helped businesses reinforce their brands, reach out to their audience and engage them in unprecedented ways. Download this eBook to find out: Why social media (to some, surprisingly) matters in B2BPractical steps to get started with social media for business, expanding on the ideas published in the Quickstart Guide to Social Media for Business infographic.How to get cracking, monitor and measure results.How others are doing it. As always we look forward to your comments, suggestions for improvement, and more success stories of social media in B2B. Read more: Leveraging the power of social media marketing with GetIT Comms Share

Social Media for Business Video You have seen our infographic, Quickstart Guide to Social Media for Business. Now watch our INKASTTM (we think). Using filmed ink sketching and voiceover narration, this video takes you through getting your social media engagement off to a quick start. Hat tip to RSA Animate for inspiration! If you have got lots (of good stuff) to say but are wary of a web audience plagued by ADD*, inkasting is for you (there, we just coined a word). The RSA guys make it look easy, and that’s because they are pros at their peak. Never underestimate the power of planning the sketch out – on the board! * Attention Deficit Disorder Share

Social Media for Business Infographic To a business, kick-starting social media engagement may either appear to be too daunting, or too easy. It is neither. But a formalized process can help get it going without getting mired in the what-ifs, how-to’s and why-for’s. Presenting B2Bento’s Quickstart Guide to Social Media for Business. It’s nothing new, nor is it rocket science nor holy writ/”best practice”, etc. It’s the distillation of our experience working with our clients, knowledge gleaned through our readings and interactions with some of the finest minds in the B2B marketing space. Adaptation and assimilation are the name of the game. Download Hi-Res version from Flickr. Quickstart Guide to Social Media for Business by GetIT COMMS is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License. Share

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