For this month, Mitchell Levy, Chief Instigator of Ahas on the Aha Amplifier (http://AhaAmplifier.com), is joined by Martin Jones, a senior marketing manager at Cox Communications. The spotlight for this month is on small businesses marketing and the set of tools and applications that small businesses can use to be successful online.
In Episode #71, Mitchell and Martin interview #ThoughtLeader Ramon Ray, a small business evangelist at Infusionsoft, publisher of Smart Hustle Magazine, and a technology crusader. The gentlemen talk on small businesses and how to reach out to customers though social media. Mitchell observes that small businesses require drastic changes in terms of reaching out to customers and prospects. Ramon categorizes his perspective into three areas and shares his passion for social media. Martin believes in the need for small businesses that can adapt to new technologies in the marketplace.
The blog with embedded audio and video: http://www.thoughtleaderlife.com/thoughtleaderlife/thought-leader-life-071-guest-ramon-ray/
In Episode #72, Mitchell and Martin continue their discussion on small business #ThoughtLeadership and how #ThoughtLeaders can become successful at their own pace. Mr. #RonR himself, #ThoughtLeader Ted Rubin, joins in and shares tips on how big businesses can make employee advocacy work for them. Martin advises to look people in the eye digitally and really listen on a daily basis. Mitchell notes the importance of listening to people.
The blog with embedded audio and video: http://www.thoughtleaderlife.com/thoughtleaderlife/thought-leader-life-072-guest-ted-rubin/
In Episode #73, #ThoughtLeader Joel Comm (http://joelcomm.com) shares insights with Mitchell and Martin on ways small businesses can find their space and become successful. Technology with its possibilities can be taken advantage of by small businesses. The talk continues on the relationship between social media and small businesses and Joel’s philosophy to #DoGoodStuff. He and Martin agree that businesses not engaging on social media are missing many opportunities to reach out both locally and globally. Mitchell adds that businesses experiment on what works best for them. At the end of the episode, Joel shares a secret of his childhood that nobody knows about.
The blog with embedded audio and video: http://www.thoughtleaderlife.com/thoughtleaderlife/thought-leader-life-073-guest-joel-comm/
In Episode #74, #ThoughtLeader Steven Aldrich (@spaldrich), the AVP of GoDaddy, talks aboutnew tools and tips for small businesses with Mitchell Levy (@HappyAbout) and co-host Martin Jones (@martinjonesaz). Steven states that small businesses are fortunate to have mobile technology. Mitchell adds that functionality at your fingertips works best for everyone. The episode wraps up an amazing month for #TLL as it focuses on small businesses marketing. Discussion includes new apps that have helped them. Martin shares tips on how to create social media awareness and make use of the new platforms for social media marketing, such as KnowEm (http://www.knowem.com), IFTTT (http://www.ifttt.com), and of course, the Aha Amplifier (http://www.ahaamplifier.com).
The blog with embedded audio and video: http://www.thoughtleaderlife.com/thoughtleaderlife/thought-leader-life-074-guest-steven-aldrich/
To know more about small businesses and how to reach out with social media, look into these episodes.
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