Ryan Stephens Marketing

“Who’s Got Your Back?” Book Review

Keith Ferrazzi is partially responsible for this blog existing. It was after reading Keith’s last book, “Never Eat Alone” that I transformed my thinking on relationship marketing and I started this little place on the web. Now, I’ve had the distinct pleasure of reading an advanced copy of Keith’s new book, “Who’s Got Your Back?” […]

How to Handle Tough Love

Sometimes tough love is bullshit. And if I wrote about 5 ways to handle tough love, four of them would be bullshit. I’m currently reading an advanced copy of Keith Ferrazzi’s new book, “Who’s Got Your Back?” (full-review here). It discusses the benefits of sparring in order to learn from one another and acquire new […]

Personal Passions vs. Professional Expertise

“It’s important to not confuse personal passions for a new medium vs professional expertise.” – Jeremiah Owyang (Web Strategy) I read this article from Jeremiah and it immediately resonated with me because he points out that social media consultancy is an extremely saturated market. Here’s the truth should you choose to accept it. People are […]

15 Essential Blog Posts For April

Just a reminder: These are blog posts that I enjoyed reading, for whatever reason. Perhaps they were valuable for me, merely entertaining, thought provoking, were about something I’m interested in (e.g. social media) or potentially something I thought my tribe would enjoy. As always, I would love feedback. Did you catch these posts during April? […]