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Why IBM Supports Social Media for B2B Tech Sales

Big Blue Fosters “Personal Online Branding” for Sales Reps 

It’s my pleasure to catch up with Ed Linde II, one of IBM’s successful inside sales managers and leading advocate of marketing and selling via social media. Ed was a client of mine in a past life – about 20 years past – and I was impressed when LinkedIn revealed to me that Ed was still enjoying his tenure at IBM to this day. When it comes to B2B tech sales via social media, Ed is certainly a “person to know”. Read moreRead more


6 Small Town Sensibilities to Boost B2B Social Media

What are the methods behind the followers?

As more of our B2B colleagues jump into the social media pool, we quickly begin to see who is making a splash, while others tread water or stay on dry land. Some participants develop a supportive online community with apparent ease. They converse with their growing online network as easily as if they were bumping into friends at the local diner. Read moreRead more


New Book Links Benefit of Social Media on Sales

“It was an honor to be interviewed by Joan Curtis (left) for inclusion in her and Barbara Giamanco’s (right) book on social media. To this day, I use it as a quick reference guide, and a source of new social media implementation ideas. The great thing about social media is that it gives you the ability to glean relevant, affordable strategies from successful “role model” brands.” – Kathy Tito, President, New England Sales & Marketing  Read moreRead more