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Announcing The Socialized Business Podcast

The Socialized Business Podcast

After a few months of brainstorming, planning and prepping, Jason Keath, Michael Brito and I are thrilled to announce the launch of The Socialized Business podcast.

The first episode of the show is already live. During this first episode we discuss why we decided to launch a social business podcast, what social business means to us and discuss the future role of social media managers.

In case you’re not able to listen to the podcast right now or are wondering a bit more information, I wanted to provide a brief overview of the podcast for you.

What is The Socialized Business Podcast?

This is the description that you can find on our website:

The Socialized Business Podcast was created to educate and inform the community on the growing trend of social business and how it’s affecting both large and small organizations. Industry experts, Justin Levy and Michael Brito, lead the charge along with special guest, Jason Keath, by giving practical advice on how companies can create their own social business strategy that will push them well beyond their competition. Topics will include technology reviews and discussions of community, Social CRM, online monitoring and brand advocate platform applications. Other discussions will include advice on how to gain social business “buy in” from executives and employees, governance and process design, industry acquisitions and interviews from well known social business practitioners.

What is the format for the podcast?

The show will be recorded weekly on Friday afternoon and will be published on Tuesdays. Each podcast will be approximately 25-30 minutes long and will follow this format:

  • Social Business topic of the week
  • An occasional interview with a corporate social media strategist
  • Social Business Tool of the Week — what’s on our radars right now
  • Stat of the week and what that means for businesses and corporate strategists

How can I get involved?

In addition to the website and podcast, we have launched Facebook and LinkedIn Groups where we will be hanging out during the week.

You may be wondering why we chose a Facebook Group instead of a Page?

We want to build a community of listeners, social business practitioners and corporate social media strategists instead of just a place on Facebook to share out new episodes of the podcast. We can do that through our personal profiles. We want to use your feedback, questions and problems with becoming a social business to help guide the show content week-to-week.

If you’re more the type that likes to hang out on Twitter, you can use the #SocializedBusiness hashtag or ping us directly at @justinlevy, @britopian and/or @jasonkeath.

If you are a social business practitioner, corporate social strategist or provide a technology that helps companies transform into social businesses, you can reach out to us and we may have you on as a show guest.

While we’re still waiting for the podcast to be added to the iTunes store and Stitcher Radio, make sure you subscribe via RSS so you won’t miss any new episodes.

We’re really excited and hope you are too. We launched this podcast to be helpful to you so please let us know what pain points you’re dealing with, what questions you have and what topics you’d like to see us cover.

Question: What does the term “social business” mean to you? Let me know in the comments.

  • Dave Delaney

    Congrats! I am looking forward to this.

  • DJ Waldow

    AWESOME. Very excited for you all…

  • jaybaer

    Congrats guys!

  • justinlevy

    Thanks, Jay!

  • justinlevy

    We’re excited too after a few months of working on it!

  • justinlevy

    Thanks, dude! I know you were looking for the iTunes link. Here it is:

  • Dave Delaney

    Thanks. I have added it to Downcast. I love that app!

  • Jason Keath

    Downcast rocks.