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Birds of a feather are? Influential on Twitter

August 31, 2017

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Apparently, I am in pretty good company. At least that is what a recent post on the InstaSupply blog suggests. In her August 30th, 2017 posting titled Top Procurement Influencers on Twitter 2017, Simona Pop uses terms like “visionaries,” who are “unafraid to push boundaries” while consistently generating “incredibly useful content for us all to […]

A confident disclaimer from ThomasNet VP regarding Walmart deal? by Jon Hansen

July 22, 2015

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“We are not here to pass judgement – the suppliers can speak for themselves . . . it is up to them to decide” – Tom Greco, VP of Publishing Operations at ThomasNet.Com It is rare that one receives the answer to a question in such a direct and concise manner, so as to remove any […]

Advice for Presenters and Attendees of Procurement Webinars by Kelly Barner

April 9, 2014

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In a recent post on her Remarkable Leader blog, Roz Usheroff wrote about the importance of being likeable and effective as a virtual speaker. In addition to being a popular and cost effective means of reaching an audience, webinars are convenient ways of capturing content that can be made available on an ongoing basis to […]

Procurement in Your App Store by Kelly Barner

March 20, 2013

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As procurement professionals make increasing use of social media and online collaboration, the associations we belong to are doing the same. Search for procurement in your Apple or Android App Store and you’ll come up with more results than you might expect. Some of the best uses of the app format are companions to the […]

Who owns the supplier relationship . . . the company or the buyer?

December 5, 2012

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A recent story concerning the ownership of Twitter followers for a company account raises an interesting question about supplier relationships.  Added emphasis on the word “relationships.” The PI Window on Business post “Who really owns your Twitter followers?,” talked about the case between Noah Kravitz and PhoneDog in which Kravitz (the employee) was sued by his […]

Socialized Purchasing (Part 2): Calculating the true value of the virtual world

July 27, 2011

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Brands mature to social easily measure efforts within a larger digital marketing dashboard as they natively understand how social, web, sales and marketing analytics work together. They focus less on the fuzzy and less actionable details within platforms they don’t control and instead measure the critical few. Brands immature in social think measurement is difficult […]

Twittering Money Away: API Service Review of Twitter Counter

May 18, 2010

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Under the headline from their “Featured” web page, Twitter Counter boldly states “Become a featured user and gain more followers.” An interesting proposition to be certain, especially as I am always looking to expand the size and reach of my collective social network which at this time includes the PI Window on Business and Procurement […]

Does Ning CEO Rosenthal Announcement Mark the Beginning of the End of Our Social Networking Free Ride?

April 17, 2010

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so I’ve come here to give you a hand and lead you into the promised land so… come on and take a free ride [free ride!] Lyrics from the song Free Ride by Edgar Winter Group Denise, a member of my Facebook community shared a link earlier today regarding a major announcement from Ning’s new […]

Pepsi’s Sugar, Childhood Obesity and Twitter’s Swiss Cheese

January 20, 2010

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Pepsi’s recent announcement that they were re-introducing the “throwback” recipe for both their flagship and Mountain Dew brands which replaces the “high-fructose corn syrup” or “HFCS,” is interesting especially given the suggestion that sugar is now a cheaper option. From a supply chain perspective is it in fact cheaper and, what are the implications for […]