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Magic Beans is Planting Seeds With Social Media

March 19, 2012


I have long been a fan of Magic Beans, a children’s store with five Boston-area locations, as both a marketer and consumer that shops in their stores. I have a great deal of admiration for Magic Beans’s use of email and social media marketing (and the integration of the two). I’ve been especially impressed by their […]

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Social Studies Episode 2: PawSox Step Up to the Plate With Social Media

April 14, 2011


Small businesses have slim margins and limited budgets and it’s therefore imperative that they maximize the reach and effectiveness of their marketing and advertising efforts. The advent of social media marketing channels has afforded businesses the opportunity to expand those efforts with little or no incremental expense. As Tim Burke, Owner of In A Pickle […]

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Social Studies Episode 1: In A Pickle? Not so much…

April 1, 2011


As I mentioned in Tuesday’s blog post, I will be featuring a new series, called Social Studies, on the blog in which I interview Managers and Owners from various businesses to examine their use of social media marketing. For further background on the derivation of Social Studies, I encourage you to read my previous post. […]

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Announcing A New Blog Feature: “Social Studies”

March 29, 2011


In a recent blog post, I mentioned an interview between Chris Brogan and Joe Sorge, discussing the successful social media marketing efforts of Sorge’s restaurant (AJ Bombers). This was one installment in a series of Brogan’s Kitchen Table Talks. AJ Bombers was also used as a case study in Gary Vaynerhuk‘s book, The Thank You […]

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