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Today, we speak with Gini Dietrich, a top PR professional who is really doing it, utilizing social media as a way to engage, connect and communicate with clients and consumers. She has taken the digital medium and utilized it as a tool to re-invent her business model. Gini’s strategy has placed her at the top of the digital sphere and has proven to be a success story for many clients, peers, colleagues and communities. In this podcast, Gini shares why listening, monitoring and making sure your brand goes to the audience is so critical, and why you cannot participate online without engaging. She also shares how the human element can change customer loyalty and create brand ambassadors. Gini predicts that you have about 24 months to begin re-inventing your own business and personal models because engagement through social media will become a common denominator in all job descriptions.
Here’s a link to Gini’s Blog Spin Sucks.
Gini Dietrich is the founder and chief executive officer of Arment Dietrich, Inc., a firm that uses non-traditional marketing in a digital world. The author of Spin Sucks, the 2010 Readers Choice Blog of the Year, a Top 42 Content Marketing Blog from Junta42, a top 10 social media blog from Social Media Examiner, and an AdAge Power 150 blog, Gini has delivered numerous keynotes, panel discussions, coaching sessions, and workshops across North America on the subject of using online technology in communication, marketing, sales, and HR.
One of the top rated communication professionals on the social networks, Gini was recently named the number one PR person, according to Klout and TechCrunch, on the channels, and number one on Twitter, according to TweetLevel. She also can be found writing at Crain’s Chicago Business, AllBusiness, and Franchise Times.