The NOW Revolution: 7 Shifts to Make Your Business Faster, Smarter and More Social [NOOK Book]

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PRAISE FOR THE NOW REVOLUTION

"The revolution is inside, not just out. This book makes it perfectly clear thatsocial media is not a substitute for TV or PR. Instead, it demands that youchange who you are and what you do, not how you talk about it."—Seth Godin, author of Linchpin

"Jay and Amber have penned a book that truly isn't a social media book. In other words, this isn't the book you pick up when you want to create a blog or Twitter feed orFacebook group; rather, this is the book to read when you need to ...

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The NOW Revolution: 7 Shifts to Make Your Business Faster, Smarter and More Social

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Overview

PRAISE FOR THE NOW REVOLUTION

"The revolution is inside, not just out. This book makes it perfectly clear thatsocial media is not a substitute for TV or PR. Instead, it demands that youchange who you are and what you do, not how you talk about it."—Seth Godin, author of Linchpin

"Jay and Amber have penned a book that truly isn't a social media book. In other words, this isn't the book you pick up when you want to create a blog or Twitter feed orFacebook group; rather, this is the book to read when you need to understand howour newly social and connected world has disrupted business as usual." —Ann Handley, Chief Content Officer, MarketingProfs

"The real-time revolution is happening all around you whether you choose to join or not. My advice, devour this guide to the revolution and get in the game—NOW!"—John Jantsch, author, Duct Tape Marketing and The Referral Engine

"Action. I no longer read a business book like this seeking thoughts and ideas. I readthem to get actionable bits I can employ immediately. 'Now' is staring all businesses in the face. It doesn't matter whether you want to join the conversation. They're already shouting for you (or at you). Get this book and heed Baer and Naslund's advice. Now."—Chris Brogan, President, Human Business Works and bestselling author of Trust Agents

"This book should be read by every person who thinks social media ismerely a new tactic for generating clicks and sales. Baer and Naslund make thecase that changes in our world don't just suggest ways our communication or marketingstrategies must be altered but instead require transformation of the enterprise.This isn't just an inspirational book but a practical one."—Augie Ray, Senior Analyst, Forrester Research, Inc.

"Jay and Amber have gone from two of the best bloggers in the business,to coauthors of one of the best books for business. The question isn't 'if'you should read this, but 'when.' And the answer is in the title."—Scott Stratten, bestselling author ofUnMarketing: Stop Marketing. Start Engaging

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781118008638
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 1/14/2011
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 224
  • Sales rank: 1,053,840
  • File size: 2 MB

Meet the Author

JAY BAER is a world-renowned social media strategy consultant. A digital marketing pioneer, he has founded five online companies since 1994 and speaks to tens of thousands of marketers annually at industry conferences and conventions. His social media strategy blog, ConvinceandConvert.com, is one of the top ranked business blogs on the Internet.

AMBER NASLUND is Vice President of Social Strategy for Radian6, a social media listening and engagement platform. She frequently speaks on the topics of social media, communication, and community strategy. Follow her award-winning blog at BrassTackThinking.com.

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments.

Introduction.

1 Engineer a New Bedrock.

2 Find Talent You Can Trust.

3 Organize Your Armies.

4 Answer the New Telephone.

5 Emphasize Response-Ability.

6 Build a Fire Extinguisher.

7 Make a Calculator.

Where Do We Go from Here?

Index.

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  • Posted December 2, 2011

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    The Now Revolution

    Incorporating social media into your operations can be scary. To prosper in the ¿Now Revolution,¿ your company must understand the new social media playing field. Social media experts Jay Baer and Amber Naslund chose not to write about how to ¿do¿ social media. Instead, they offer a smorgasbord of insights, strategies and tools you can adapt to your business ¿for and in response to what the web has become.¿ The book includes numerous ¿QR-style¿ Microsoft Tags that lead readers with smartphones to valuable supplemental information. getAbstract recommends this book to anyone seeking to move his or her business into the 21st century.

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  • Posted February 13, 2011

    Excellent overview on how to turn your company into a social business

    Jay and Amber do a phenomenal job of outlining the necessary steps to turn a traditional business into a social business. This is not a how-to social media book, meaning you won't learn how to use Facebook, Twitter and other social networks. This is a book full of strategies and ideas on how to succeed as a business in the real-time communication world we live in. Think of it as a step-by-step playbook on what internal and external processes and procedures businesses should implement to become more social. It's not too high-level, so people who know nothing about social media won't have a hard time grasping the concepts in this book. This truly is a must-read for understanding how to use the real-time Web to be successful in business.

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