Sitting on the dock at the lake with my husband, enjoying a beautiful Sunday lunch, it’s the perfect day. My mobile rings with a number I don’t recognize. Turns out it is somebody calling from a national nonprofit organization. Everything went downhill from there.
Is it just me or are there other people out there who find that keeping up with the fast-paced world of “being social” is both exhilarating and exhausting? I decided to attend the Social Media Marketing World conference for the first time this year for two reasons: First, to learn about new trends and emerging technologies and how we can best integrate into and position our business moving forward; Second, to discover new ways that we can help our clients achieve results.
I called this blog “WOOHOO Moments” because I believe that great experiences bring the WOOHOO out in all of us. My loyalty to a brand is simply made up of a lot of moments. Collectively those moments let me feel both emotionally and physically connected to what a brand stands for.
Here are some moments that I have experienced that are quite simple and yet very WOOHOO
One of the best feelings you can have is the feeling of being a part of something bigger than yourself. Brands reach deep to find ways to celebrate their customers, in hopes of keeping them coming back for more. … . This is exactly how I feel about my Starbucks Reward iPhone app (http://www.starbucks.ca/card/rewards)
You know that feeling you get when you are a part of a team, a team that is making a difference in the world? Social Ambassador knows that feeling well. Every minute of every day you make choices, and those choices create the framework of your day. As you know, these choices mean a large portion of your day is spent in a virtual world, in the workplace, on your smartphone or tablet, and most likely in your home. We are, after all, social beings and we crave contestant entertainment or engagement. As the client marketing manager on a team of incredibly talented visionaries, I have the pleasure of being part of a team that sees the vision. The vision that one person can make a huge impact with just one action. This empowering revolution has been sweeping the Internet…