FIR Interview: Tod Maffin on Case Studies Online

casestudiesonline Case Studies Online is a database of social media case studies that share in common the fact that they have produced measurable results. In fact, site founder Tod Maffin‘s tagline for the site is "Proven Social Media Tactics for Assured ROI."

In this FIR Interview, co-host Shel Holtz and Tod Maffin discuss the reason Tod founded the site, what went into it, what you can find there and his vision of the site’s future.

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About our Conversation Partner

todmaffin Tod Maffin writes a technology newsletter that is followed by thousands of people in the media and business communities around the world. He has reported on national technology trends on CBC Radio and speaks at more than 40 events around the world each year. Tod was one of Canada’s first podcasters.

During the web 1.0 days, Tod launched Mindful Eye, an artificial intelligence firm that developed the patented technology that could analyze public opinion comments posted on the Internet and aired in the media, thus providing a "mood monitor" of stocks. The company went public in 18 months. And he was one of the Internet’s first webmasters – creating a site ranked 8th best in the world – beating out such heavyweights as Sony, Microsoft, and AT&T.

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(Cross-posted from For Immediate Release, Shel’s and my podcast blog.)

Neville Hobson

Social Strategist, Communicator, Writer, and Podcaster with a curiosity for tech and how people use it. Believer in an Internet for everyone. Early adopter (and leaver) and experimenter with social media. Occasional test pilot of shiny new objects. Avid tea drinker.

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