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Evan Prokop

Creating a Culture for Making Business Social – 5 Tips from Dell’s Connie Bensen

Evan Prokop on Jul 2nd, 2014     Marketing PR Conferences, Online Marketing, Social Business, Social Media

Creating a Culture for Making Business Social - Connie Bensen of Dell - #MNSummit

In an age of marketing and business that is increasingly social, many businesses and thought leaders stress the importance of creating a culture that embraces social media inside and out. A social media savvy business encourages collaboration across teams, surfaces expertise from subject matter experts and can scale brand and community engagement by drawing upon the collective wisdom of employees and customers.

Few have been as passionate and successful at going beyond social business theory into action as Connie Bensen, leader of Global Social Content Strategy and Governance at Dell (Dell is a TopRank client).

A Top 20 Social Media Influencer and coiner of the phrase ‘Social Bizologist (The person responsible for guiding the integration of social media into the business functions of an organization) Connie’s session at the 2014 MNSearch Summit was jam packed with tips for companies of any size to socialize their business to improve collaboration, social advocacy and marketing.

Ashley Zeckman

Free Visual eBook: 20 Ways to Rock The Social Web

Ashley Zeckman on Nov 27th, 2012     Online Marketing, Social Media

20 Ways to Rock the Social WebThe music business is tough. Everyone wants to be a star but only some put in the time, effort and bring the talent to really make a difference and become successful.

“Making it” in the social media world isn’t so different. Everyone seems to be a “social media guru” but few seem to deliver on the promise of making a difference and achieving a positive impact on business outcomes.  But like the music business, there are those few who bring varying degrees of talent, dedication and smarts to really leverage the social web to become rockstars in their respective industries and roles.

Lee Odden

MiNterview: Connie Bensen Director of Social Media & Community Strategy

Lee Odden on Dec 10th, 2009     Interviews, Online Marketing, Social Media

Connie Bensen Online Marketing Blog continues sharing Minnesota-based social media expertise with the next installment of our MiNterview series.

Connie Bensen is a key voice amongst online Community Managers. Her blog is recognized as a leading resource for cultivating online communities and providing best practices for this emerging role. She also provides mentorship and inspires individuals to explore this new career. Connie is the Director of Social Media and Community Strategy at Alterian, which provides leading marketing products for the enterprise.

Please describe your personal evolution in becoming a community strategist and explain what that role is?

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