On The Road & A Little More ...

Nov 1, 2004

BLOGS & SOCIAL MEDIA ..
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  • Looking for a presentation or workshop about the business side of blogs & social media?
  • Can't figure out how to get into blogs & social media or if it's even right for your company?

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~a strategic marketing & social media (blog) consultancy ~

Strategies always customized to support your company's marketing and business goals. Never a cookie cutter approach.

Your expertise that you shared with us was very valuable and in same way "PRICELESS"

Thank you so much for introducing myself and M/A/R/C Research to the world of Blogging. As you know, I was very skeptical at first but I must admit we are enjoying being part of the Blogging community. Merrill Dubrow, CEO M/A/R/C Research

Workshops are never popped out of a can. The Diva Approach to adult learning is interactive, customized to meet the needs of your staff or organization with a splash of style and a bit of fun.

She made blogs and blogging understandable.

Her presentation was fun, informative rich and I'd recommend Toby to anyone interested in getting the scoop on blogging. - Lorin R. Robinson, 3M

.... places & people& presentations& workshops

- January 20. 2006 NAFST Fancy Food Show San Francisco, CA

- December 11, 2006 Healthcare Blogging Summit: The New Rules of Marketing Washington, DC SStrategy & Tactics Panel Discussion, Moderator (pre conference to Consumer Health World)

- November 2, 2006  Center for Services Leadership Symposium Phoenix,AZ Building Service Relationships Through Social Media

- October 23, 2006 AMA Marketing Workshop, San Diego, CA Brave New World – Social Media and Marketing Innovation (The Good the Blog and the Ugly!)

- October 5-9, 2006 Blogonomics - The Business Blogging Cruise Conference Canceled

- September 26, 2006 Joint program: IABC & Society for Technical Alliance (STA) Atlanta, GA Beyond Blogging 101- You’re in the Game Now

- September 7, 2006 Atlanta Freelance Forum Atlanta, GA Blog Smolog Who Needs It?

- August 31, 2005 Brookhaven Rotary Atlanta, GA  Beyond the Blog Buzz

You had a big fan club and everyone enjoyed your talk. Jim Mitchell

- August 3, 2006 Atlanta IT Alliance (AITA) Atlanta, GA  Beyond The Blog Buzz

July 29, 2006 BlogHer San Jose, CA Business Blog Case Studies - Panel Discussion

- July 8, 206 NAFST Fancy Food Show New York City Jacob Jarvis Center - Marketing On The Web: What Email, Blogs And Search Can Do For You

- June 21, Reno Chapter of the American Marketing Association, Nevada What?s New In eMarketing?

    Best presentation I've seen here!

    I thought she covered a lot in a simple effective way.

- June 1, 2006 New Orleans Chapter of the American Marketing Association New Orleans, LA How To     Use Blogs In Your Marketing Strategy

This was topic that many of our members requested that we focus on for one of our luncheons, and  I know it was very well received by the questions and comments after the presentation (more than I'd ever heard during one of our luncheons) and from the many positive comments we received afterwards. 
Jennifer Badeaux, VP Programming/Peter A Mayer Advertising, Inc.

- May 17, 2006 Tuscon Chapter of the American Marketing Association Tuscon, AZ Blog It Danno!

It's been a long time since I've been to a meeting where I willingly stayed long past the ending time to hear more from the speaker. Good job!  Martha Retallick, Western Sky Communications

- April 12, 2006 Philadelphia Chapter of the American Marketing Association Philadelphia Beyond The Blog Buzz

- March 16, 2006 AITP Atlanta Blogging For Market Share

- March 14, 2006 AMA Marketing Workshop - Intro to eMarketing

- March 8, 2006 University of Delaware (Via Skype) Blogs: A Marketing Tactic

I thought the Skype presentation by Toby Bloomberg of Diva Marketing has been one of the more interesting ones so far. I didn't realize the extent that blogging was having in the internet world. Lauren Student, University of Delaware

- March 2, 2006 New Communications San Jose, CA Forum Fiction, Humor and Storytelling in Blogs

- February 22, 2006 Art Institute of Atlanta Atlanta Blogs: A Marketing Tactic

- February 22, 2006 MIT Forum Atlanta RSS, Wikis And Blogs Oh My!

We appreciate you and your willingness to share your wisdom! You were fabulous today. - Ann Revell-Pechar, Partner Izon Marketing

- January 24, 2006 Executive Insights Scottsdale, AZ The Influence of Social Media Networking Marketing

You are an inspiring speaker...I was in the audience at the AMA in Scottsdale, listening with rapt attention. I don't often listen to anyone that way. I wish I could have taped you. But .. I have your notes. Here is my contribution to the field...I should have met you first. Howard R. Moskowitz, Moskowitz Jacobs, Inc.

I can't tell you how excited I am and grateful for what you presented at AMA. You are really a driving force in building credibility for this CGM. We are off to a great start in 06 for new marketing strategies.  Keri Holder, Itron

- January 19, 2006 WOMMA Orlando, FL Live Blogging WOMBAT

- January 12, 2006 Southwest Oregon Chapter of the American Marketing Association Eugene, OR The Good The Blogs and The Ugly do's and don'ts of business blogging

Attendee Feedback Survey: This was awesome! Thanks so much. I am totally inspired about the blog and feel so much better prepared to put myself in the Blogosphere. AWESOME. Ratings:  Content - 88% Fantastic or Very Good.  Delivery - 96% Fantastic or Very Good

- December 15, 2005 INFORUM Detroit, MI Biz Blogs Basics: Marketing

- December 1, 2005 IAEM Atlanta How Meeting Planners Can Leverage Blogs

- October 18, 2005 AMA Marketing Workshop Orlando Intro to eMarketing

I thoroughly enjoyed your workshop and have come home with things that I can use to push forth our e-strategy. Thanks!   Linda Ogilvie, Director Channel Management World America

- September 30, 2005 AMA Hot Topic Blogs: Marketing Beyond the Website Atlanta - Blog Strategy

- September 27, 2005 Atlanta Visitors & Convention Bureau - Arts Council Atlanta - Blogging 101 Through 899
- September 8, 2005 Oklahoma Chapter of the American Marketing Association - Beyond the Blog Buzz

The room was engaged and I heard comments afterward like,"what an interesting presenter" and "one of our best meetings yet!" Julie Boyd Oklahoma City AMA Chapter

- August 31, 2005 - PRSA Outlook - Chattanooga - Blogs Changing the Landscape of Traditional PR

You brought insight into the blog phenomenon that so many of our members were thristy for. So thank you one again for making yesterday's PRSA Outlook Chapter's meeting the best all year! Amanda Carmichael PRSA Outlook Chapter

- August 25, 2005 Interface Flooring  - 4-hour Customized Designed Workshop on Blog Strategy

- August 24, 2005 - Community Bank of the South - Marketing on a Small Business Budget

I feel like everyone walked away with more knowledge than when they came. Ann Lichtefeld, Vice-President,  Community Bank of the South

- August 18, 2005 3M - Entering the Blogosphere: Blogging in the Promotional Mix

She did an outstanding job of alerting 3M marketing communications and corporate communications folks to the need for the company to become active in monitoring the blogosphere and proactively using blogs as appropriate in its marketing programs. Lorin R Robinson, Public Relations Manager, 3M

-July 30, 2005 BlogHer Conference Panelist on $$ and Sense (about blogs)

- June 24, 2005 AMA Hot Topic Blogs: Marketing Beyond The Website Boston - Blog Strategy

- May 3 , 2005  Oregon Chapter of the American Marketing Association Portland - Blog Strategy

- April 28, 2005 AMA Hot Topic Blogs: Marketing Beyond The Website San Francisco  -Blog Strategy

- March 7, 2005  Marketing Workshop New Orleans - Intro To eMarketing

- March 2, 2005  Iowa Chapter of the American Marketing Association Des Moines - Beyond The Blog Buzz 

You are a great presenter and your passion for the topic really comes through.Tamara Kenworthy, PCM, Vice President Essman/Companies.

- February18,  2005  AMA Hot Topic Blogs: Marketing Beyond The Website Chicago - Blog Strategy

- January 21, 2005 AMA Hot Topic Blogs: Marketing Beyond The Website New York City -  Blog Strategy

- December 17, 2004 AMA Hot Topic Blogs: Marketing Beyond The Website Seattle -  Blog Strategy
- November 17, 2004 Atlanta Interactive Marketing Association Atlanta - Beyond The Blog Buzz
- November 4, 2004 Exhibit Designers Producers Association Atlanta - Stop Calling Me! Out of the box, innovative ways to reach perspective clients

...& a little more audio conferences, podcasts and interviews!


- July 27, 2005 CPM developed and facilitated 1-hour webinar Blogs in Healthcare Healthy Hype?
 - June 15, 2005 - Bulldog Reporter Audio Conference - Understanding the Power of New PR Technologies: Blogs, RSS, Ezines and Podcasts Guest speaker one-hour audio conference.

- May 20, 2005 Fireside Chat "Blogging" audio conference

This was one of the best teleconferences I have ever attended..it was well worth my time.

- May 25, 2005 Marketing Matters Internet Radio - Guest interview on blogs
- April 2005 Marketing Prof's Thought Leadership Summit On Business Blogging - podcast
- March 30, 2005 Marketing Matters - Internet Radio - Guest interview on Blogs: Marketing Beyond the Website
- On The Pod - with D'Day World - podcast interview
- WECommerce Interview
- Lip-sticking Smart Women's Interview

.... & articles
Portland Business Journal - Blogs restore personal elements to marketing
Business-to-Business - Blogs: Beyond A Corporate Handshake
Download business_to_business_0705.pdf
Marketing Power - Internet Marketing Overview

..... & inclusion in books and publications quotes

Naked Conversations, how blogs are changing the way businesses talk with customers in the chapter - Consultants Who Get It. Written by Shel Israel and Robert Scoble

Bloomberg's own Diva Marketing Blog shows all the elements of what we've found in successful blogs. 
Bloomberg is evidence that the center of the blogging revolution is in fact in motion.

Download inc_magazine_november_2005_blog_gs_article.pdf   
Atlanta Business Chronicle
Healthcare Informatics

Blog It!

Nice things people have said ...

You are a great presenter and your passion for the topic really comes through.Tamara Kenworthy, PCM, Vice President Essman/Companies.

You are always a stellar speaker. Kevin Howarth, Techlinks

Thank you for an outstanding Blog presentation. Our IA AMA attendees all raved about the info you provided. Arianne J. Steenblock, Marketing Communications Manager, John Deere Credit

We are already putting your advice into action. Courtney Redd, Marketing Manager, Employment Guide

Your presentation was perfect and very beneficial to our PRSA members. You brought insight into the blog phenomenon that so many of our members were thirsty for. Not only was your presentation interesting and informative, it really piqued everyone's interest and I believe we will see many more blogs pop up in Chattanooga! You gave valuable advice and I have heard many thank-you's from out members. So thank you one again for making yesterday's PRSA Outlook Chapter's meeting the best all year! Amanda Carmichael PRSA Outlook Chapter

Toby Bloomberg spoke passionately and intelligently about blogs to Oklahoma City's most recent AMA chapter meeting. The room was engaged and I heard comments afterward like,"what an interesting presenter" and "one of our best meetings yet!"  We welcome Toby back to OKC anytime to teach us more about this fascinating marketing tool. From one diva marketer to another - thanks Toby for sharing your passion. Julie Boyd Oklahoma City AMA Chapter

This was a topic that many of our members had requested that we focus on for one of our luncheons, and I know it was very well received by the questions and comments after the presentation (more than I'd ever heard during one of our luncheons), and from the many positive comments we received afterwards. Jennifer Badeaux New Orleans AMA/Peter A Mayer Advertising

Your program on blogging was incredible. I have received great feedback from our members and guests expressing truly wonderful your program was. Some of the comments were ...
Toby gave us some great ideas we can use immediately to promote our companies online. This was one of the best teleconferences I have ever attended..it was well worth my time. Heidi Richards, Founder & CEO WECAI

We are so grateful to you for speaking to our prospect group on Wednesday. We have received very nice feedback from the event. I feel like everyone walked away with more knowledge than when they came.
Ann Lichtefeld, Vice-President,  Community Bank of the South

It was our pleasure to host Toby Bloomberg at 3M in August for a seminar on blogging titled: "Entering the Blogosphere: Blogging in the Promotional Mix." She did an outstanding job of alerting 3M marketing communications and corporate communications folks to the need for the company to become active in monitoring the blogosphere and proactively using blogs as appropriate in its marketing programs. "Entering the Blogosphere: Blogging in the Promotional Mix."  She made blogs and blogging understandable. Her presentation was fun, informative rich and I'd recommend Toby to anyone interested in getting the scoop on blogging. Lorin R Robinson, Public Relations Manager, 3M

Are you in metro Atlanta? Have we got a deal for you!

If you work for an ad agency or pr agency, an seo/m firm or Fortune 1000 company in the metro Atlanta area and blogs are still a bit of a mystery, shoot me off an email. I'm happy to stop by and talk blogs with your team. I'll do even do a mini presentation about the scoop behind the blog buzz and social networking ... gratis!   

I'm passionate about helping companies better understand how blogging can support its marketing efforts and those of its clients.  Let's Talk Blogs!

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do you know any marketing managers at 3m I might be able to contact.

Posted by: Harvey on Jul 20, 2006 4:44:54 PM

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