Interview with RJ Friedlander, CEO of ReviewPro, on Ratings & Reviews for Hotels (MDE70)

Minter Dialogue #70 This interview is with RJ Friedlander, CEO and Chairman of ReviewPro, a sophisticated Ratings & Reviews platform for hotels, helping them to manage their online reputation and improve customer intelligence.  RJ has a long history of digital in business and understands deeply the new economy as well as the challenges of implementing…

Who do you need to drive digital in your company?

Social Media Director: a five legged sheep? I was interviewed by my friend Noam Kostucki about the viability and profile of someone who can help bring social mediainto an organization.  The answer obviously depends on the remit and the organization itself, but it brought out some interesting points.  What profile?  What roles & responsibilities?  I…

G+ Google Plus Social Networking: It’s Not Just Who You Know, But Why You Know Them

Google Plus is a Plus, no doubt Google has arrived with a splash on the social media scene -- which is what Google Plus or Google+ is.  After the failed attempts with Google Buzz and Google Wave, I believe that Google+ is the real deal.  Having launched +1, an equivalent to the Facebook LIKE button, it…

Really Virtual or Virtually Real? A social media experiment

A SOCIAL MEDIA EXPERIMENT   I am on a mission.  I have launched a social media experiment (over on Minter Dialogue Blog) regarding the 100th anniversary of the birth of my grandfather, Lt Cdr N Minter Dial, after whom I was named.  I spent the better part of eight years researching the life of my grandfather…