The Truth About Social Media And Selling Stuff

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Episode #361 of Six Pixels of Separation – The Twist Image Podcast is now live and ready for you to listen to.

Brands are pushing hard on social media. All too often, they will complain that social media doesn’t work or Facebook advertising doesn’t work. In short, they’re missing the point. Social media is not a catch-all for marketing and advertising that will cure what ails the aching brand. Nobody knows this better than the founder and CEO of Monetate, David Brussin. Monetate is an amazing marketing optimization platform that has taken the e-commerce world by storm. I’ve been friends with Brussin since the early days of the company. They’ve been releasing their EQ Report (E-commrce Quarterly) for some time. The latest edition was recently published and, along with Jay Baer (Convince And Convert and the author of the soon-to-be-published book, Youtility), I was asked to editorialize on the data. In short, social media does not drive to sales… but it kinda does. Confused? Don’t be. Take a listen and enjoy the conversation between Brussin, Baer and me… 

You can grab the latest episode of Six Pixels of Separation here (or feel free to subscribe via iTunes): Six Pixels of Separation – The Twist Image Podcast #361.