“In SOCIALIZED! Mark Fidelman demonstrates how businesses are able to significantly increase their revenue by becoming a social business both internally and externally.” (Erik Qualman, best-selling author, Digital Leader and Socialnomics)
“Exceptionally well written and engaging. . . . If your goal is to make your business number one in your industry, then this is the book you’ll want to own.” (Deepak Chopra, NYT best-selling author)
“Fidelman's brilliant insight into the importance of adapting the corporate social sphere, offers real-world, tactical guidelines to establishing a community around your brand. If you want to build an engaged audience, SOCIALIZED! is the roadmap. This book is a must-read for anyone on my team!” (Matt Michelsen, CEO, Backplane)
“This is not another social media book but the first book that provides organizations with the ‘secret sauce’ to become a social business. From Fidelman's own experiences to those of his expert sources, there's an impressive portfolio of case studies to learn from and implement immediately to help your business take advantage of all that social has to offer.” (Jeff Schick, VP Social Business, IBM)
“For too long the command and control management philosophy has ruled most corporations. That model is over. Fidelman demonstrates why a social business is replacing that leadership model and how new technologies enable a much more adaptable leadership instead.” (Jon Ferrara, CEO, Nimble)
“In a world where customers are more vocal than ever, and word of mouth can make or break a business, Fidelman delivers a sound roadmap to guide businesses through the social media gauntlet. As a result of reading SOCIALIZED!, forward-thinking leaders will have the practical strategies they need to engage with customers that are more loyal than ever, and the opportunity to surpass the competition." (Becky Carroll, author of The Hidden Power of Your Customers: Four Keys to Growing Business From Existing Customers)
“Whether communicating externally or internally, every company needs to harness social, or they’re behind. In SOCIALIZED! Mark Fidelman draws on the practices of innovative companies like SAP to provide a blueprint for the social enterprise. Read this book.” (Oliver Bussman, CIO, SAP)
“SOCIALIZED! is an imminently readable, practical, and modern guide to social business. The playbook section alone is worth the price, and then some. Mark Fidelman has added an important piece to the corporate social transformation puzzle.” (Jay Baer, President, Convince & Convert and co-author of The NOW Revolution)
“Social transformation in business is a strategic core element for market relevance and sustainable growth. Fidelman's expert advice is essential for all executives looking to transform their business to a social enterprise. As the chief customer officer for an award-winning social enterprise, I consider Fidelman's thought leadership to be among the very best in industry.” (Vala Afshar, Chief Customer Officer, Enterasys Networks)
“Just as I was starting to free up time by tuning out every so-called ‘social media guru,’ Mark Fidelman comes along with something truly pioneering! SOCIALIZED! cuts through all the yammer to create the definitive guide for social in the enterprise. You'll never have to suffer through another mind-numbing social strategy meeting because it’s all here in this book.” (Steve Faktor, author of Econovation and founder of IdeaFaktory)
“Mark Fidelman is a brilliant innovator and peerless connector. His social business insights will give you a competitive advantage in this dynamic era." (Tristan Bishop, Director of Digital Strategy, Symantec)
“Standing out from the flood of excellent books on social media for the enterprise, Fidelman's SOCIALIZED!, from his first-hand experience, offers not only a compelling case that any leader can understand but also an explicit path for socializing a business so that it can stay relevant and sought-after.” (Kare Anderson, Author, Moving From Me to We, Forbes Columnist, “Connected & Quotable”)
“Fidelman’s ability to simplify key concepts like the Digital Village, Darwin’s Funnel and the Digital Network, gives the reader a unique and important understanding of the power of Social Business. You'll be sorry if you don't read this book before your competitors do.” (Dr. Natalie Petouhoff, speaker, author, and social business & social media ROI expert)
The author also writes in a witty and compelling way that makes the read that much more enjoyable.
Socialized is a book that will be filled with highlighter marks, side notes, and searchable references to see how all the pieces fit together.
This book is relevant for anyone seeking to learn about and take advantage of the power of social media.
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This book is helpful to both the initiated and the uninitiated to social networks. Fidelman has effectively provided details which help navigate the digital terraine and... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Tracy
I bought Mark Fidelman Socialized! on Amazon at its full price (no discounts or coupons from Mark) and just finished devouring it. Read morePublished 16 months ago by Bruno Gebarski
I have been heavily involved in the strategy around our organizations internal social strategy. Mark's book covers off in a very structured way with great maturity models to help... Read morePublished 20 months ago by Jeremy Thake
Today's context of being "social" has become unavoidably linked to a business or individual's success. Read morePublished 22 months ago by Meghan
Once I started reading I couldn't put the book down! If you do anything with social media or marketing you will understand why...Published 22 months ago by mcm
Ton of useful information provided, i've read it within 1 day, i think that this is the best book about the power of social that currently exists!Published 22 months ago by Valery Lebedz
I enjoyed Mark Fidelman's "Socialized!" because it has lots of examples and clear straight-forward advice. I chose to review it for my site BoomerTechTalk. Read morePublished 22 months ago by Linda Sherman