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Mashable: Snapchat is going public — will it follow the path of Twitter or Facebook?

Mashable: Snapchat is going public — will it follow the path of Twitter or Facebook?

“I worry about the valuation of the company in respect to its track record and, brutal honesty, whether or not it will ever return profit or shareholder value,” said Brian Solis, principal analyst at Altimeter Group and someone who never invested in Snapchat…
Brian Solis worries about ‘the ability for the app and the company to remain relevant among the highly illusive and impatient and discerning audience of users.

Forbes: The Top 20 Influencers Of CMOs

Forbes: The Top 20 Influencers Of CMOs

The top influencers of CMOs are a combination of C-level executives, authors, and professional speakers. The methods used to create impact vary across the influencers. As Carter Hostelley, CEO of Leadtail indicates, there are four general paths that top influencers use: 1) leverage insight gained from their position (e.g., @BrianSolis is a principal analyst at a Prophet company), 2) leverage domain expertise about a specific topic…, 3) create and curate compelling content…, and 4) build influence through engaging everyone…. Typically, the most influential use some combination of these different approaches.

Huffington Post: Self-Driving Cars Are The Future

Huffington Post: Self-Driving Cars Are The Future

Brian Solis published a slide show on the state of autonomous vehicles as of today, where he cites analyst predictions that by 2021 self-driving cars will be at stage 5…

“Right now the most expensive house sold in San Francisco in 2016 belongs to Kyle Vogt, a 30-year-old co-founder of Cruise, an autonomous technology startup recently acquired by GM. The reality is that Detroit was sleeping at the wheel and startups all around the world started to not only dream about science fiction, but turn the future of self-driving cars into fiction today.”

Axero: How an Intranet will Strengthen Your Social Business Strategy

Axero: How an Intranet will Strengthen Your Social Business Strategy

In their book, The Evolution of Social Business: Six Stages of Social Business Transformation, Charlene Li and Brian Solis surveyed 700 social media professionals and executives. They discovered that 34% of businesses surveyed felt that their social strategy was connected to business outcomes. The authors recognized that there are two kinds of social strategies: a social media strategy and a social business strategy.

A social media strategy enables a company to plan out the channels, platforms, and tactics used for publishing, listening, and engagement.

Guatevision : Brian Solis en el encuentro Think Digital Today

Guatevision : Brian Solis en el encuentro Think Digital Today

Nacido en California, EE.UU., Brian Solis es analista digital, escritor, antropólogo y futurista, además de uno de los oradores más reconocidos en todo el mundo.

Ha estudiado los efectos de las tecnologías emergentes de los negocios y la sociedad, y sus investigaciones y libros ayudan a los ejecutivos o a la gente común a entender mejor la relación entre la evolución de la tecnología y su impacto en la vida cotidiana.

Solis ha escrito activamente sobre tecnología de punta, los modelos de negocio emergentes y el nuevo marketing desde mediados de los años 90, con el fin de documentar el impacto de los medios de comunicación, el comercio y la cultura en el futuro.

Vivienne K Neale Digital: Get To Know Your iCustomer

Vivienne K Neale Digital: Get To Know Your iCustomer

In the wise words of Brian Solis – our favourite thought leader in Digital who we interviewed in November – “in a post-PC era, mobile is no longer a strategy or technology; it’s a lifestyle”.

He is so right. We can’t ignore the fact that consumers are now using mobile more than ever to engage with brands and make purchases. In his latest eBook, “Mobile is Eating the World”, Brian emphasises just how engaged mobile consumers have become. For instance, did you know that they spend on average 177 minutes on their phone every day? Their phones are their first go-to resource; the shiny toys that they love to use whenever possible. And the more they use them, the more they learn about mobile technology, actively or intuitively.

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