Brad's Musings

These are my own opinions and do not reflect the views of any of my employers!

Social Media Infographic by Compendium reveals differences between social media marketing to business vs consumers.

Social Media Infographic by Compendium reveals differences between social media marketing to business vs consumers.

Who woulda known that an exclamation point would be a plus on LinkedIn and a minus on Twitter? Who would have thought that a mere 1-5 words would be the most appropriate length of tweet if aimed at consumers? Regular business users of social media owe a big Thank You to content marketing company Compendium.  The infographic belowRead more about Social Media Infographic by Compendium reveals differences between social media marketing to business vs consumers.[…]

Marketing your Business on a Shoestring Budget, or Bootstrapped Marketing. #in

Marketing your Business on a Shoestring Budget, or Bootstrapped Marketing. #in

Ken Mair has prepared this excellent piece on marketing small business using bootstrapped resources, something very near and dear to my heart as a small business and startup guy. Written in spring 2011, it is a very good roadmap for any small business.  Click the thumbnail below or here to download the PDF. You canRead more about Marketing your Business on a Shoestring Budget, or Bootstrapped Marketing. #in[…]

Interesting that a Facebook user is worth more than a LinkedIn user…

Interesting that a Facebook user is worth more than a LinkedIn user…

I don’t understand how it is even remotely possible that the market would value a Facebook user at more than a LinkedIn user. I have never clicked on a Facebook ad.  I suspect I’m not alone.  Neither I, nor any person on earth, has EVER paid to be a Facebook user.  On the other hand,Read more about Interesting that a Facebook user is worth more than a LinkedIn user…[…]

Excellent article for budding Startup CEO’s and their teams…

Excellent article for budding Startup CEO’s and their teams…

Antonio Garcia-Martinez is former merchant bankder who started AdGrok, a company that makes using online advertising easier for businesses.  He wrote this article about what to expect and how to plan for the worst as a startup company.  This all applies even more in the high tech space than anywhere, due to the short halfRead more about Excellent article for budding Startup CEO’s and their teams…[…]

Is it possible for the fans to own the leafs?

Is it possible for the fans to own the leafs?

You may have heard about the plan to own the leafs.  I think it’s crazy, despite my story below.  In any case, why not give it a try…  Click here to get there. In theory if you had the right person with the right combination of charisma, money and connections you COULD put a fundRead more about Is it possible for the fans to own the leafs?[…]