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Meet Jeanne Quinn: A Well-Rounded Social Media Luminary

Jeanne leads the Cisco Global Partner Marketing and Small Business teams with an optimal social plan to help the teams deliver business results and increase their work effectiveness.

Leading and managing the social media strategy for Global Partner Marketing and Small Business is Jeanne’s specialty.  Throughout the years, she has been pivotal on educating the Partner Marketing and Sales teams about everything related to social media including the benefits of using it, implementation methods, best practices and alignment of resources for ongoing support.

Beyond that, Jeanne is the cornerstone for developing a social strategy for partners, working collaboratively with communication teams to ensure there is a cohesive message to partners, and what we hear from partners via social listening is fed back into the business. Her team is piloting innovations using the Social Hub to improve how we respond what we hear from social listening, and tying partner social profile data from Social Login with our Channel Marketing Database.  She also talks to partners about effective listening and how it can help their overall marketing strategy.

Jeanne’s Social Achievements for Cisco Small Business  Read More »

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New Cisco iPhone App Ready For You

We just released the newest update to our main Cisco mobile app. New features include:

  1. All Products and Services content is available now
  2. A new Social Media Module
  3. Faster performance
  4. Updated User Interface

You can download it from the iTunes Store.

Or, if you go get it later via the App Store, here’s what to look for:

And, here’s the app:


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Cisco Named One of 20 Most Likeable Brands on Twitter

As stated by the Social Media Marketing firm Likeable Media (@LikeableMedia), the Likeable Awards are designed to “recognize individuals who have leveraged social media to create a charismatic, transparent and responsive image.” Likeable Media recently announced the winners of the 20 Most Likeable Brands on Twitter (check out the webinar recording & full SlideShare presentation). I’m very excited to share with you that Cisco Systems earned one of the spots for this accomplishment.

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The web is your best travel buddy.

Use popular web sites and social media to travel the world this summer.

With August already here, it’s time to take that summer trip. But don’t go broke doing it. Social media and the web can be gold mines when it comes to saving money and finding great ideas. At, five-star resorts and hotels go for half their usual rate. The Daios Cove in Creete, Greece, with spectacular mediterranean views and its own private beach — with waiter service — has rooms for $249 a night. The same price at the ritzy Hotel Punta Islita in Costa Rica.




Here are tips on getting you web travel savvy before summer is over: Read More »

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13 Tips and Tricks: The Road to a Killer Social Media Training Program #smtraining

We can’t wait for our #smtraining tweet chat tomorrow! As we’re getting our fingers ready for speed typing tomorrow, we wanted to give you a sneak peek into some of our tips and lessons learned. All in a tweetable format so please feel free to tweet away using the #smtraining hash tag.

We already covered in an earlier blog how to create a social media training program that works. In this post, we’re going to call out (lucky) 13 points you will need to consider as you think about your training strategy and implementation. Read More »

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