Assessing a decade of social media marketing with Jay Baer

decade of social media

A few weeks ago, my friend Jay Baer and I started reminiscing about the last ten years. Can you believe we’re at the end of a decade? In many ways, this was the Decade of Social Media. For better or worse the social web has dramatically impacted relationships, history, culture, media, politic, and just about every other aspect of our lives. An amazing time to be in business!

What better way to end this era than a discussion with my favorite social media marketing pioneer? We decided to record a special conversation for you to discuss this era of the social web.

Ten years ago, the top social media sites were:

MySpace was on the way out. LinkedIn didn’t start until 2002. Google Plus was just a twinkle in our eye. And blogging was the hottest thing around.

I count myself lucky to be part of those pioneering days and I’m also fortunate to have been friends with Jay during this era.

Tune in to this special episode of The Marketing Companion. Jay Baer and I look back — and look ahead — at the world of social media and marketing in this exciting and transformational period.

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