John Funnel on Ulitzer
Earlier this year one of my staff attended a SYS-CON event and returned to
the office a different person. Revitalised and motivated.
I asked her what happened at the event to warrant such a transformation? What
was her secret? Was it the New York Shopping experience? A business Romance
or was it Devine intervention?
She simply advised me to ‘check out Ulitzer. – Everyone who is anyone is
She was not the first to introduce me to the innovation. Many of my peers had
gone through such noticeable changes, It was like a weight had been lifted
from their shoulders, that they now had a true portal to vent out their
I was instantly intrigued by such recommendations. People, just like me, were
using Ulitzer everywhere. So what had I been fighting against all this time?
What was I avoiding?
Eventually I succumbed to the in... (more)
New Media on Ulitzer
A recent study run by online business networking service www.MeettheBoss.com
shows that executives are spending an extra 11 hours a month online sharing
their professional experiences and learning from their peers.
The survey asked its executive users what direct value they gained from
spending time running blogs, writing tweets and connecting with other
executives on sites such as LinkedIn, Xing, MeettheBoss, Ryze, Facebook,
Ulitzer and Twitter.
The answers revealed that executives proficient with online activities are
spending an average of 11 hours more pe... (more)
Telecom Innovation on Ulitzer
2010 so far has been un-momentous in the telecoms industry, but this is about
to change if we are to believe the latest news from the NGT NA summit hosted
by GDS International.
The senior executives gathered to develop a vision on the key steps needed to
capture new markets and revenues. The meeting was moderated by Melanie Posey
– Research Director Telecom Markets, IDC. Key points discussed focused on
the future of cloud computing; hype, opportunity, or disintermediation?
Customer experience and the role of portals: delivering customer
We all know that time is money and understand that Social Media Marketing is
a real-time, targeted way of communicating with an engaged and active
demographic, one that gives as much feedback to the company in question as it
provides to the demographic; hence its usefulness and transcendent ability.
Most companies, both on the business and consumer sides know and try to
practice this, however success has not been equally quick for all
enterprises. One of the reasons may be the lack of training within today's
companies. The iStrategy Chicago conference, taking place at the the Hot... (more)
Some of you might have read at least one of my blogs on Ulitzer, categorising
the ins and outs of industry trends around the world across different
I am fortunate enough to be able to commentate at such a reach owing to my
unique position as Marketing and Communication Director for a global leader
in executive communications.
My Position allows me to oversee departments from brand management to email
marketing, to dealing with senior Media partners such as Thomson Reuters and
WSJ. But the most fun and challenging part of my job is running the PR team.
Traditional ... (more)