See me, hear me (in video and podcasts)

I like doing podcasts because people can’t see me flapping my hands around when I get excited so when the Donovan Group asked me to do their Tweep in Profile podcast I was quick to say yes.  Here’s the description of the session: Donovan Group Inc. (DGI), a multimedia communications company, released the fourth installment of its “Tweep in Profile” audio podcast highlighting members of the Twitter Community.   This month, DGI profiles April Dunford (@aprildunford) Vice-President of Marketing at Solarsoft, which provides manufacturing intelligence and ERP solutions to mid-market manufacturers. “In this segment April offers Social Media tactics, personal experience tie-ins and predictions for 2011”, says Andy Donovan, president, Donovan Group Inc.  “After following her for several months and learning from her posts, I am absolutely thrilled to have April on the program to round out 2010”, adds Donovan. He’s thrilled! I’m thrilled! How thrilling!!  Click here to have a listen to my awe-inspiring Canadian accent and access the past episodes of their Tweep in Profile series. Communitech’s Entrepreneur Week Videos Also, if you just can’t get enough of that hand-flapping goodness, here’s a video of me doing my thing at last month’s Communitech’s Entrepreneur Week.  You can also view video of the other sessions.  If you are a startup looking for some good advice, this is a great set of videos to watch. MarketingProf’s Content Marketing Crash Course Lastly in the “upcoming” category, I will be one of the presenters for the MarketingProfs Content Marketing Crash Course.  My topic is one of my all time favorites, Storytelling for Business.  I’m in amazing company in this course – other presenters include Brian Solis, C. C. Chapman, Jay Baer, Ardath...

Startup Marketing Podcast

I did a podcast interview with Michael Hopkins over at the Product Management Pulse.  We had a great conversation that covered the following topics: The secret to my amazing AIPMM #1 PM Blogger success! How is product management/product marketing/marketing communications different at a startup different from a large company? The three different stages of a startup (pre-product, working with early adopters and scale) and how marketing and product management work across those stages. When does it make sense for a startup to bring in a head of marketing or product management? What is the biggest marketing challenge that startups face? When is the best time for a startup to try to raise money and what are the funding sources out there today? How is social media changing product management and product marketing? The opportunities and challenges that come with the increasing adoption of social media. Click over here and have a listen! Hey, you made it all the way to the end! You should subscribe!  You can sign up for email updates, subscribe via RSS or follow me on...

The Heretech Podcast with Me

My mother always said I had a face for radio and lately I’m doing a lot of podcasts.  Here’s a conversation I had with Tom Grant a Sr. Analyst with Forrester Research and the creator of the excellent Heretech podcast.  He calls me a lot of names at the beginning like “ebullient” and “irrepressible” but I don’t hold that against him Click here and have a listen. Subscribe to this blog or follow me on Twitter or...

Trafcom News Podcast: Product Management and Social Media

At ProductCamp Toronto a few weeks back I got a chance to sit down with Donna Papacosta of the Trafcom News Podcast.  Donna does a high quality podcast that’s a must-listen for communications, PR or Marketing folks. In our conversation we touched on the subject of how Product Managers should be using social media and talked a bit about how Product Managers should work with PR/Communications to get to “Communications Utopia”. Go ahead, click on the link to have a listen.  It’s not every day you get to hear my awe-inspiring Canadian accent in all its glory. Subscribe to this blog or follow me on Twitter or...