Smart Business, Social BusinessPosted on August 18, 2011 by Brian Solis in Business & Marketing
I got to know Michael Brito several years ago when he worked on the social media team at Intel. Since then, we’ve worked together in a variety of projects becoming good friends along the way. I was proud when Michael landed his book deal for Smart Business, Social Business and I was honored when Michael asked me to write the Foreword.
Smart Business, Social Business is now available and the publisher has agreed to let me share the foreword here. Enjoy!
Adapting Businesses to Meet the Needs of the Connected Customer
The social media movement is far more important than we realize. Several years ago I compared the democratization of information to the economic impact realized during the Industrial Revolution. Indeed, social media is much more than Twitter, Facebook, and YouTube. Social media is a lens into the future of business and the relationships that are created between brands and customers. However, social media can only benefit the organization if its promise is unlocked across the entire organization and…