All articles by Danny Brown

Obama to Win Election, Republicans to Win Senate and Hold House (#Infographic)

US election 2012

If 2008 was a watershed year for social media and political campaigns, with Barack Obama’s much-lauded use of Twitter and Facebook, 2012 has truly seen social media take a leading role in how the U.S. election looks set to pan out. With far more platforms than four years ago, and candidates Obama and Romney both [...]

The Difference Between Ideas and Doing

Better business ideas

A few years back, I knew a guy who always had a great idea up his sleeve. He’d share these ideas with anyone that was in his company, and tell of his grand plans for when his ideas made him rich. They would invariably involve Salma Hayek, a yacht and six months at sea… Everyone [...]

Facebook Likes and The Freedom of Speech

Do Facebook Likes count as free speech

When you visit a website or blog post and hit the Facebook Like button, what’s your intent behind that action? Or, when you click the Like button on a Facebook brand page, how about that? Is it because you like the brand and/or blogger, and the message or service/product they’re providing? Perhaps you just like [...]

Kickstart Your Social Media Lead Generation with Machine Learning Part 2: Best Practices

Jugnoo buzz visualizer

This is the second part of a special two-part post from the Jugnoo algorithm and language scientists, looking at the complexity of natural language and lead gen opportunities in social media. Yesterday we looked at Machine Learning – today we look at how to put the science and technology into practice. Machine learning greatly compliments [...]

Kickstart Your Social Media Lead Generation with Machine Learning Part 1: The Engine

Jugnoo buzz visualizer

This is the first part of a special two-part post from the Jugnoo algorithm and language scientists, looking at the complexity of natural language and lead gen opportunities in social media. With the massive number of conversations and buzz on the internet and social networks, businesses of all sizes are asking the same question on [...]

Memories of #SoMix2012: @DannyBrown on Why Your Business Is Not The Story

Social Mix Speaker Danny Brown

It seems strange to think that Jugnoo’s Social Mix event was way back in July. It still seems so fresh, and we’re continuing to get great feedback and praise today, almost two months later. There’s no doubt it was an incredible day, with lots of lessons learned and shared. On a personal level, I feel [...]

The State of Social Media Marketing 2012

social media 2012

Social marketing software company Awareness has just released the second part of its bi-annual State of Social Media Marketing report for 2012, and it makes for some pretty interesting reading. Surveying 469 marketers from a variety of industries, expertise and verticals, the report looks at how businesses are using social media (or not), the key [...]

Be Brilliant at the Basics

basics

A lot of the time, we look at ways we can be outrageously creative. We think of ways to outshine that viral video our competitor lucked out with. Or we look at the craziest competition we can offer that ties social media, mobile, print and online marketing all into one kickass promo. Or we think [...]

A Special @JugnooMe Invite to @Seesmic Users #Seesmic

Jugnoo pricing plan

Dear Seesmic User, As the news of Seesmic being acquired by Hootsuite settles and you look to decide what you wish to do next, we’d love to offer you another option to moving to Seesmic’s new home. As someone who used Seesmic back when it was a simple video-sharing tool, and seeing how it progressed [...]