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Twitter for Business Do you understand the business use of Twitter? …the results you can achieve with it? …the pitfalls of ignoring it? …the money you could save?

Enterprise 2.0 “Twitter” What about better, low-cost, flexible collaboration tools so your employees don’t waste time fighting silos of information and solving the same problems over and over? “Internal Twitter” can help you do more with less.

Let us show you what’s now possible! Follow our blog and stay informed. We’re proven innovators in this emerging space. Call us: turn microsharing into macro results. branding and market engagement or internal employee networks.

PistachioConsulting.com’s exclusive focus on microsharing means you get the best expertise available, whether your need is for branding and market engagement or internal employee networks. We deliver briefings, strategy, research and best practices to maximize business effectiveness, along with soup-to-nuts program development and training. Drop us a line and let us help you turn microsharing into macro results.

We’re leading the charge of sussing out intelligent and productive business uses of emergent technologies like Twitter, where she is read by thousands of community members. The first to publish a white paper on “Enterprise Microsharing” (popularly called “Internal Twitter”) she also writes for an runs the TouchBase blog and is an early beta tester of Seesmic and Qik. She re-launched Pistachio Consulting in September 2008 to connect businesses to new ideas and innovations using all the tools of microsharing. Pistachio comprises the TouchBase blog (covering business use of microsharing), the TouchBase Link Blog (stream of Twitter and microsharing articles for businesspeople, wherever they are published), serves clients like Johnson & Johnson, Ford Motor Corporation, PeopleBrowsr, The Sister Project, Transplant-1 and CommuNteligence, and is writing Twitter for Dummies for Wiley publishing, due July 2009.

Our innovative use of social media has gotten the attention of the top minds in technology, as profiled by Naked Conversations author Shel Israel for his Global Survey. Her work is featured in five books published in 2008 including Seth Godin’s Tribes, Liz Lynch’s Smart Networking, Paul Gillin’s Secrets of Social Media Marketing, and Julio Ojeda’s Twitter Means Business. We have also been widely quoted in the press includingThe New York Times Magazine, BusinessWeek, The New York Times, The LA Times, Entrepreneur Magazine, NPR, NECN, Newsweek.com, Inc.com, CIO Magazine, CNET, ZDNet, ComputerWorld and many other magazines, publications, web shows and blogs. She speaks on business use of microsharing for private clients and at technology conferences. Guest lectures on social media and Twitter for Business include Harvard Business School, Bentley College, Clemson and Emerson.


Why “Pistachio”?

Pistachio was the color of the walls in Laura’s first office — that precise, indescribably ugly shade of Grandma’s favorite ice cream on summer nights at Friendly’s by the rotary in Gloucester.

Now it’s an iconic brand with a personal touch (and a sense of humor!)