The Indonesian social media gold rush


Wrote this posting below for Talking Points. Tried detailing the development of Indonesia’s social media scene from about a decade ago until today when every huckster in town, their cousin and their dog, is repositioning themselves as social media experts and consultants. It is as if there’s a social media gold rush in Indonesia.

All of a sudden everyone’s woken up to the fact that social media is where the action is in communications but few people really understand how it works. If you are a marketing executive, how would you be able to tell the difference between a sham social media consultant and the Real McCoy?

Read the article below to find out.

The Indonesian Social Media Bandwagon

November 30th, 2009 | No Comments »

Posted in English, Ideas, PR & Communications, Social Media, Trends | Edit |

The ever entertaining Wicaksono, aka Ndoro Kakung, has written a post (below) that captures the gold-rush fever atmosphere among marketing communications purveyors, including advertising and PR consultants, to cash in on the Social Media craze in Indonesia.

Indonesia began embracing social media in the form of blogs more than 10 years ago with a few pioneers such as Enda Nasution, Priyadi, Josef Ardi, Paman Tyo and Fatih Syuhud….

via admin | Maverick Indonesia.

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