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July 12 2011Posted by: Mark Fidelman

Sorry Facebook, Here’s Why Google+ Plus is Better

    Zuckerberg is a man so certain of the success of his quest that he can afford to ignore the latest attempt by Google to disrupt the social space. He displays a confidence similar to a card shark who has devoted a prodigious effort in studying every possible move by his competitors. And who now feels safe with the knowledge that every card is marked.  This type of naive fiction has worked in the past, and it may work still.  But ...
April 20 2011Posted by: Mark Fidelman

Why BranchOut is a Better Recruiting Solution than LinkedIn (Hint: It’s Social)

“50 percent of people who believe in objective morality have received a speeding ticket, compared with 60 percent of people in general.” Based on a survey of 348 people who believe in objective morality and 547 people in general – from Correlated.org Correlated.org is a new site that helps discover unexpected correlations between seemingly unrelated things. It’s fascinating how they develop the correlations and it is quite ...
January 5 2011Posted by: Mark Fidelman

Why Every Company Needs a Robert Scoble (infographic)

What I learned in 2010 can be summed up in one individual Except for reading the occasional year end articles (notables include Kotadia, Maggie Fox, McAfee) I typically skip the tradition of trying to summarize an entire year in 10 bullet points. The Enterprise 2.0/Social Business space is just too dynamic with many starts, stops and do-overs.   Yet in 2010 I noticed the impact that Technology/Brand Evangelists are having on their ...
November 8 2010Posted by: Mark Fidelman

Sales 2.0: The Swiss Army Knife Needs to be Expanded

Normally I leave the sales punditry to those trying to sell telemarketing services or the next greatest sales methodology.  At times these sales to Sales pitches feel like the latest management fads I so often witnessed while working at A.T. Kearney.   But occasionally a “sales" strategy” article motivates me to act. As he often does, Mark Suster wrote a very intriguing article on what early stage companies need to scale their sales ...