It’s the Audience, Stupid

Not a day goes by that we don't hear about the latest trend in digital marketing. Last week it was search engine optimization. Before that it was social networking. This week, I got an email from someone saying "it's all about mobile." Here's my take on the latest...

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Hype and Anchorman 2

Anchorman 2 was bound to be the holiday hit of the century. Quotables from the first Anchorman are now common lexicon for the American public. The only problem? It flopped.

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Well played Podio

Saw an unsafe script message in Podio tonight (turned out to be a youtube video loading over HTTP) but then found this in the Chrome Developer Console: Well played, Podio, well played. Don't use Podio? You should. It's the best project management, CRM, Agile software...

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Infrastructure as a Service Providers

Web hosting companies have been around as long as the Internet, but in recent years as bandwidth has become faster and hardware more commoditized, some hosts have expanded their offerings to include full on servers and network infrastructure. This is the "cloud" we...

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James Clear: Forget Setting Goals. Focus on This Instead.

I don't know James Clear, but I like the way he thinks: Choosing a goal puts a huge burden on your shoulders. Can you imagine if I had made it my goal to write two books this year? Just writing that sentence stresses me out. But we do this to ourselves all the time....

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Andy Dunn: Get One Thing Right

Great read by Andy Dunn on Medium.com: Make one thing great. Get one thing right. That earns you the right to go from product one to product two. Take as much time as you need to get product one right, and to prove it—because if you don’t, no one is going to be...

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Digital vs. Advertising

I read an interview this morning where the subject of the interview was a supposed "digital" guy. But the entire interview was about advertising. This tells me we still have a long way to go in making digital mainstream, when firms that are purely about pushing online...

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