Social Media and Cheating Interview on NBC

On June 13, 2011, in Facebook, Social Media Marketing, Twitter, by Mike D. Merrill (@mikedmerrill)

There is no hiding the fact that I am passionate about the power of social media to transform how businesses and consumers communicate. That’s why I was pretty excited Friday night to participate in NBC 5’s Nightly News Nonstop Nightly show at 6:30pm with Jane McGarry. It was great to see “how the sausage gets made” inside […]


Coca-Cola Checks In with Facebook via RFID

On August 24, 2010, in advertising, Branding, Facebook, Twitter, by Mike D. Merrill (@mikedmerrill)

It’s been exactly 100 days since I’ve blogged as I’ve been tied up with a new marketing role at ReachLocal. After seeing this video I had to share and applaud Publicis E-dologic for a pain-free way to integrate social sharing with Facebook. Coca Cola – The Real Life Like – (2010) Israel Talk about connecting […]


Baskin-Robbins Ice Cream Social on Twitter and Facebook

On April 28, 2010, in Facebook, Social Media Marketing, Twitter, by Mike D. Merrill (@mikedmerrill)

Today Baskin-Robbins is running their 31 Cent Scoop Night to Benefit the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation. I discovered this campaign last week on Twitter and have been impressed by the level of full integration across multiple channels. As a marketer and social media enthusiast, I’m always looking for ways to demonstrate what a well orchestrated […]

Using Google Reader and TwitterFeed to Build Your Personal Brand on Twitter

On July 29, 2009, in Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, by Mike D. Merrill (@mikedmerrill)

A few weeks ago there was some discussion on Twitter about how to share valuable content you find on the web or in blogs. Many folks are pasting titles and URLs or using the TweetMeme buttons on blogs to share posts. This can take up a large amount of time, just as Digg and social bookmarking […]

8 Ways To Use Word of Mouth Marketing For Personal Branding

On July 7, 2009, in Facebook, LinkedIn, Social Media Marketing, Twitter, by Mike D. Merrill (@mikedmerrill)

Word of Mouth is the outcome of giving people something of value to share and desire to want to tell others. How are you leveraging to build your personal brand?

How To Create a Facebook Username on your own domain

On June 12, 2009, in Facebook, Social Media Marketing, by Mike D. Merrill (@mikedmerrill)

With the whirlwind of stories this week surrounding Facebook Usernames, I figured I would add my 2 cents to the discussions taking place. Of course, I will still login tonight at 11pm Central to reserve my username, if it’s still available. If anything so that I have it. However, after reading @anildash’s post chronicling the the future of Facebook Usernames, I thought […]

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