Case Studies

ISM 044: Pat Flynn on Using Transparency and Social Media to Dramatically Scale Your Business

ISM 044: Pat Flynn on Using Transparency and Social Media to Dramatically Scale Your Business

In this episode of Inside Social Media, I’m honored to welcome online entrepreneur Pat Flynn from SmartPassiveIncome.com.   I wanted to have Pat on the show because he has a built a massively successful brand through focusing on helping people first while being completely transparent about his business. Specifically, he’s very open about how he… Continue Reading

ISM 043: Building a Massively Successful Online Business Through Social & Online Media with World Famous Drummer Mike Johnston

ISM 043: Building a Massively Successful Online Business Through Social & Online Media with World Famous Drummer Mike Johnston

In this episode of the Inside Social Media Podcast, I talk with world famous drummer Mike Johnston. We discuss how he went from a major record label and touring with some of the biggest bands in the world to using social and online media to build a massively successful online business teaching drum lessons to… Continue Reading

ISM 038: Visual Storytelling Through Social Media: a Small Business Social Media Case Study

ISM 038: Visual Storytelling Through Social Media: a Small Business Social Media Case Study

A small business social media case study with Andrea Sung of Sweet Rose Creamery is my topic this week on the Inside Social Media podcast, as the next installment in the special small business case study series.  Andrea is the General Manager of this local Los Angeles ice cream shop and we discuss how they use… Continue Reading

ISM 037: MTV’s Tom Fishman on Choosing the Best Social Channels for Your Business

ISM 037: MTV’s Tom Fishman on Choosing the Best Social Channels for Your Business

MTV’s Tom Fishman, VP of Content Marketing & Fan Engagement, is my guest this week on the Inside Social Media podcast, as my journey to connect with the biggest brands in the world and share with you how you can model and adapt their social media insights and strategies continues.  Click to Listen Click here to subscribe… Continue Reading

How You’re Getting Social Media Wrong – A Personal Case Study

Most small businesses have social media all wrong. They start using Twitter or Facebook because that’s where their friends tell them they should be. After gaining a few followers and fans, they start spouting off messages about sales they’re having or a new product they’ve come out with. They think, hey, I have all these… Continue Reading

Facebook Contests: 33 Cent Leads? A Case Study (Strategy #5)

What’s one of the single most effective strategies for generating leads on Facebook yet if not done properly can get you kicked off Facebook? Running a contest. That’s right.  Facebook contests are great because they provide incentive for people to take action and get involved with your brand. But if you don’t follow Facebook’s contest… Continue Reading