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Monthly Archives: August 2010
In his guest post on the Learned Fangirl, Sam Ford discusses the “world without end” unique to soap operas. However, with the rise of ratings declines and network cutbacks, U.S. soaps and their “world without end” face an uncertain future. For more of Sam’s post, head over to the guest post here.
With more companies turning towards digital media, Sam Ford offers a look at how this avenue can save the struggling soap opera. Read this Fast Company piece.
“In order to have truly strategic social media presences, brands must take ownership of their social media presence but also truly collaborate with their partners on developing both strategy and execution.” – Sam Ford
In his regular blog, Sam Ford shared his thoughts about social media and ‘thought leadership.’ Writing from his experience at last year’s SXSW, Ford discusses the nature of collaboration and the line between ‘collective knowledge’ and ‘owning’ a topic through expertise and specialization. He also discusses his panel with co-editors C. Lee Harrington and Abigail DeKosnik. Check it out here.