TED COINE was recently named a Forbes Top 10 Social Media Power Influencer. He is co-founder of Switch and Shift, a blog focused on leadership, culture, and change in the social century. MARK BABBITT is CEO and Founder of YouTern, a social community for young careerists that Mashable calls a Top 5 Online Community for Starting Your Career.
With unerring practicality, Coine and Babbitt show why social media is neither fad nor trend but part of a transformational era driven by 'engagement.' --Foreword Reviews Coine and Babbitt offer an eye-opening look at fundamental and powerful changes the social collaboration era has set in motion...With compelling stories and dozens of concrete examples. --Healthcare News Authors Ted Coine and Mark Babbitt have presented a present-day survival guide for social media. --Staffing Success Babbitt and Coine have written a book you MUST read if you don't want to fall prey to Darwin's survival of the fittest. --Mills-Scofield.com I recently read A World Gone Social...If there is anyone you should listen to when it comes to social media, it's Ted [Coine]. --Leading with Trust .. .recommended to those readers who cannot go an hour without checking their Twitter feeds, reading their e-mail, or communicating with their families, and also to those who can. --Choice .. .authors have deep roots in the social media community... [and] they are passionate about spreading the word. -- Anna Jedrziewski, Retailing Insight .. .must read for any social media professional. Written by Ted Coine and Mark Babbitt, two social media extraordinaire... -- Dangerous Cupcakes Powerful message and when handled effectively can be a very strategic approach towards organizational success and increase profits. --PM World Journal Anyone who has ever had a business--or anyone who sells--can certainly learn a great deal from what Ted has to say. --PipelinerCRM .. .provides the tools you need to build a socially enabled team [and] must read tips that can benefit HR professionals, recruiter, small business owners and others who interview. --ZipRecruiter.com .. .offers warnings and best practices for navigating this dangerous terrain, with fascinating examples of companies that get it right, and terrifying examples of those that get it wrong. --Accounting Today .. .highly recommend A World Gone Social by Ted Coine and Mark Babbitt! It is a must-have resource to help you #ExerciseLeadership! --Strengths Builders This book is a goldmine for organizations who want to become champions of the Social Age. --BizCatalyst360 .. .gives you the tools and information you need to survive --and thrive--in a business climate in which customers hold all the cards. --HVACR Business .. .the book offers plenty of intelligent, practical and pragmatic advice on how to become part of the social media-enabled revolution...A must read... --IT Organization Circa 2017 This practical and engaging book is a must-read for all business owners and entrepreneurs....of interest to anyone who wants to know more about how social media is driving change... -- Library Journal Illuminating and insightful, this book is essential reading for all levels of the corporate ladder. --Publishers Weekly Insightly Best Small Business Books of 2014 [A World Gone Social] goes beyond most of the advice you're reading now... to explain how all of them are changing the landscape of business. --Accounting Today .. .must read for every leader and manager wanting to move past the trend and into the truth about social media's purpose, influence, and outcomes. --Kate Nasser blog