January 14, 2009 at 10:57 AM
I am a SM marketer on the inside, listening to SM "experts" on the outside, telling me how to use SM on the inside, to get to people on the outside to listen, when they are having trouble doing the same thing on the outside. :)
A great, albeit extreme, example of niche digging!
And we're all engaging in this time-sucking activity in order to game Google results and create the illusion of useful activity!
Justsice Oliver Wendell Holmes is quoted as saying he'd give his life for the "simplicity on the other side of complexity" When researching anew project I gather enormous amounts of information on product, people, competition etc. Then I step back, exchange ideas with others-- and go to a place of quiet. The simplicity arises from the complexity and I know where to target my arrows (as it were). Social Media is new. It is easy to get mired in the complexity of the offerings. Relax, the answers will come.
Really good Cartoon. Social media marketing madness. Whenever I see new web 2.0 website which can help in SMM, I immediately sign up. Isnt it also one type of madness.
Fantastic! Social Media gone Wild!
This really does sum it up for me. After having a three week break from it all over Christmas, watching tweets from social media/etc people I follow is making me kind of sick.
This cartoon really sums it up! It is true madness!
I'm a musician who would like to connect with other musicians, record labels and music blogs with twitter but cant for the life of me seem to find any meaningful contacts due to the ridiculous number of social media "experts" who keep spamming me with follows.
SMMM at it's best (i think i left out an 'M' there :) is there an "AA" for us SMM's?? A J
LOVE it - what about myspacers though
You nailed it! Ha ha ha.
I'm an IBM BP that wishes IBM would learn how to 'market' consumer facing product. Eternal optimist, eh ? ---* Bill
Ahh yes, gaming Google. But once you master it, it is so worth it. Local Search for SMBs: Sign of the Times
Very funny and very true. We have a series of comics about SEO at Ranked Hard.
This is really funny, and partially true. Marketing does have a luck factor in it, and that allows many people to be marketing "experts".
Great way to capture the maddening edges of SEO. It is what it is...
I specialize in criticizing social media marketing cartoons, but this one is awesome :P
Ha, all this catching up with new blogs on marketing via social media, and enacting them is leaving me no time for invoicing! I do like the cartoon though. =)
ACK! I found this because of Twitter!
This is the first time one of your blogs has shown up in my Google Reader. I promote your webinars to my readers because of their valuable content. Am currently looking forward to your B2B seminar.
I love it, it is a bit true and I think we are all a bit like this
I just read Hubspot's Inbound Internet Marketing Blog, and learn whatever I need to know from them!
This one is now immortalized on the HubSpot page at Wikipedia
Definitely true....gotta have it all!