But beyond these obvious chart toppers, it’s the once-ubiquitous, now-obscure songs that can really warp us back in time. I’m talking about the ones that come on in the dentist’s office waiting room or your mom’s car. More than that, it’s the peculiar moment when you’re stunned to realize that you still know all the words even though you haven’t heard them since Bill Clinton was president and there were Fruitopia vending machines outside Blockbuster.
When I break down the different elements of the trip according to what they would cost outside of BTTI, it was a solid value for the price tag — especially if you’re the kind of person who wants to go to six Hanson shows on a tropical beach in four days (hi, yes, that’s me).
5. On at least one occasion you’ve pulled an all-nighter or temporarily withdrawn from civilized society to power through a riveting novel, and upon finishing, experienced a sense of exhausted satisfaction as though you’d completed a half marathon or thoroughly cleaned your closet.
An engaged community is an invaluable resource for ideas on how to develop better products, improve service offerings, or identify unmet needs.
It’s easy to track (and trumpet) an increase in Twitter followers or Facebook “likes” – but do they represent behavior that benefits your business?
When it comes to events like Social Media Week, as a B2B public relations professional, I have often felt like a diabetic kid in a candy store. All of those sweet consumer marketing social media success stories look delectable, but where are the treats for me?
Importantly, the team learned valuable lessons about what it takes to engage in social media and get an event like this off the ground, which will be integral to MetLife’s future interactions in the social space.
But even when it’s universally available, it doesn’t change the strategic thinking that should inform the decision to “tweet or not to tweet” – and that’s true whether you deal in derivatives or donuts.
“Every day, people die – they read newspapers. Every day, people are born – they won’t.”