Blog Archives March 2013
March 31, 201311:33 AM

The Lean Analytics Model

Episode #351 of Six Pixels of Separation - The Twist Image Podcast is now live and ready for you to listen to. Every week (on Saturday), the blog hosts a link exchange between Hugh McGuire (PressBooks, Librivox, etc...), Alistair Croll... Read more

By Mitch Joel


March 30, 2013 8:02 AM

Six Links Worthy Of Your Attention #145

Is there one link, story, picture or thought that you saw online this week that you think somebody you know must see? My friends: Alistair Croll (BitCurrent, Year One Labs, GigaOM, Human 2.0, Solve For Interesting, the author of Complete... Read more

By Mitch Joel


March 29, 2013 7:12 PM

Others

We don't celebrate our differences enough. It's somewhat ironic, sad and true. If you look at the news, there is always somebody, somewhere doing their best to push their values and beliefs on others. We could be talking about race,... Read more

By Mitch Joel


March 29, 2013 8:34 AM

How To Curtail Showrooming: Charge Admission

What would you pay for an opportunity to browse a store? There have been a couple on instances in the news this week that highlight the general challenge that retailers face in the age of showrooming. For those uninitiated, showrooming... Read more

By Mitch Joel


March 28, 2013 5:51 PM

Welcome To The Era Of Robot Bloggers, Journalists And Writers

Would you like this (or any) content less if a robot had written it? The media is filled with news items abut how robots and algorithms are taking the work away from real, kind and personable human beings. That is... Read more

By Mitch Joel


March 28, 2013 8:49 AM

Is Marketing About To Get Really Creepy Or Really Good?

Apple acquired a company last week. It's something to pay attention to. There is still one slightly unchartered territory that will - without question - be the last mile in marketing. It is the ability for a brand to deliver... Read more

By Mitch Joel


March 26, 201310:34 PM

The Art Of Public Speaking

Is there any true value in public speaking? It's a question that I get asked all of the time. Most entrepreneurs and marketers want to speak as a way to create a platform and put some thought leadership out into... Read more

By Mitch Joel


March 24, 2013 8:19 AM

The Merits Of "Like" When It Comes To Real Relationships In Marketing

Episode #350 of Six Pixels of Separation - The Twist Image Podcast is now live and ready for you to listen to. Welcome to episode #350 of Six Pixels Of Separation - The Twist Image Podcast. There's a new book... Read more

By Mitch Joel


March 23, 2013 2:34 PM

Six Links Worthy Of Your Attention #144

Is there one link, story, picture or thought that you saw online this week that you think somebody you know must see? My friends: Alistair Croll (BitCurrent, Year One Labs, GigaOM, Human 2.0, Solve For Interesting, the author of Complete... Read more

By Mitch Joel

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March 22, 2013 7:03 PM

On Leadership, Courage... And Sucking

It's the kind of thing that just sticks to your brain. I have mentioned this before, but I am a huge fan of Kevin Rose's (ex. Digg and now Google Ventures) video podcast called, Foundation. The problem with podcasts -... Read more

By Mitch Joel


March 22, 2013 8:31 AM

The Powerful Art Of Resilience

Let's start with a premise: Whatever it is that you do, say, sell, produce and/or put out into the world does what says it will do and delivers on its promise. Nothing happens when you have a sub-par product or... Read more

By Mitch Joel


March 20, 2013 9:29 PM

Where Content Goes To Die

Who amongst us is able to consume all of the content that we save? Long before RSS feeds, Twitter, Facebook and more, I was a heavy subscriber to email e-newsletters (in fact, I still am). But I no longer have... Read more

By Mitch Joel


March 20, 2013 8:39 AM

Writing Your Resume (It's Not What You Think)

How is your career going? How is your life going? Do you lead a charmed life? Do you wish that every day was Groundhog's Day? Are you, literally, sucking the juice out of every day and accomplishing everything that you... Read more

By Mitch Joel


March 19, 2013 2:04 PM

You Must Read This!

What has become of the words that we read? There are many converging forces that could lead you to believe that the skilled craft of formulating words that raises the general public's IQ, informs the world and inspires us to... Read more

By Mitch Joel


March 17, 2013 1:36 PM

Hacking The Media (Again)

Episode #349 of Six Pixels of Separation - The Twist Image Podcast is now live and ready for you to listen to. We are getting more regular when it comes to recording Media Hacks. In this semi-frequent podcast within this... Read more

By Mitch Joel


March 16, 201310:54 AM

Six Links Worthy Of Your Attention #143

Is there one link, story, picture or thought that you saw online this week that you think somebody you know must see? My friends: Alistair Croll (BitCurrent, Year One Labs, GigaOM, Human 2.0, the author of Complete Web Monitoring, Managing... Read more

By Mitch Joel

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March 15, 2013 9:19 PM

Ads Worth Spreading 2013

It is one of my favorite initiatives. TED has been working hard to acknowledge TV ads that are "ideas worth spreading." When I hear people say that they hate advertising, I don't believe them. People hate BAD advertising and, unfortunately,... Read more

By Mitch Joel


March 15, 201311:06 AM

The Marketing Agency Of The Future

Is there a future for the advertising agency as we have known it to date? In recent months, there has been a slew of articles about advertising agencies and their future/fate in a world that is so dramatically changing when... Read more

By Mitch Joel


March 14, 201310:20 PM

End Of Blogs

I love my blog. I love your blog. I love blogs. Call me old-fashioned. Loving blogs has nothing to do with me not loving the newer stuff. I love Twitter, Facebook, Google+ and other places to publish, share and connect... Read more

By Mitch Joel


March 13, 201310:46 PM

Who Needs Big Data?

My, what big data you have! You really can't toss a marketing blogger without watching the term "big data" tumble out of their pockets these days. If there's something - anything - that gets marketers all excited, it's the notion... Read more

By Mitch Joel


March 11, 201311:08 PM

Get My Next Book CTRL ALT Delete Now

Warning: the following blog post will be self-promotional. If you're not interested in it, please feel free to ignore it. If you have been following this blog, listening to my podcast, seen me speak live or engaged with me on... Read more

By Mitch Joel


March 10, 201311:30 AM

Real-Time Social Media Marketing Strategies

Episode #348 of Six Pixels of Separation - The Twist Image Podcast is now live and ready for you to listen to. Welcome to episode #348 of Six Pixels Of Separation - The Twist Image Podcast. There are few people... Read more

By Mitch Joel

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March 9, 2013 4:35 PM

Six Links Worthy Of Your Attention #142

Is there one link, story, picture or thought that you saw online this week that you think somebody you know must see? My friends: Alistair Croll (BitCurrent, Year One Labs, GigaOM, Human 2.0, the author of Complete Web Monitoring, Managing... Read more

By Mitch Joel

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March 9, 2013 7:29 AM

Celebrate The Differences

Back to Oscar Wilde. When I first became interested in the power of developing a personal brand, it was long before the Internet took hold and it would be many years before anyone had uttered the phrase, "social media." In... Read more

By Mitch Joel


March 8, 2013 8:03 PM

Living On Planes

Do you live on a plane? It's a question I get asked almost as much as, "how do you blog so often?" I do not live on a plane. I don't feel like I blog all that often. The reason... Read more

By Mitch Joel


March 7, 2013 9:10 AM

The Future Of Facebook And The Newsfeed

Do you remember Facebook before the timeline... before newsfeed? I do. I loved the introduction of Facebook's news feed when it happened. Many were up in arms and many thought that Facebook founder, Mark Zuckerberg, was going to destroy the... Read more

By Mitch Joel


March 6, 2013 7:04 AM

3D Printing Will Impact Business In A Big Way

Many people see 3D printing as a pipedream or something that major brands need not concern themselves with yet. It's true. It will be a long while before anyone and everyone can effectively hit a "make" button as easily as... Read more

By Mitch Joel


March 5, 201312:21 PM

The Other Story Of The Smartphone

When you think of smartphones, what do you think of? Most people interested in media, marketing and technology think of smartphones as the device that is putting the PC world to rest. Yes, personal computers are still pervasive, but the... Read more

By Mitch Joel


March 3, 2013 9:34 PM

Apple's Marketing Secrets

Episode #347 of Six Pixels of Separation - The Twist Image Podcast is now live and ready for you to listen to. Welcome to episode #347 of Six Pixels Of Separation - The Twist Image Podcast. If you ask veteran... Read more

By Mitch Joel

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March 2, 2013 4:41 PM

Six Links Worthy Of Your Attention #141

Is there one link, story, picture or thought that you saw online this week that you think somebody you know must see? My friends: Alistair Croll (BitCurrent, Year One Labs, GigaOM, Human 2.0, the author of Complete Web Monitoring, Managing... Read more

By Mitch Joel


March 2, 2013 8:28 AM

Where Innovation Happens

Where do you think innovation happens? Are you doing your best work when you are alone with your ideas? Are you doing your best work when you're collaborating at the office with your peers? Do you do your best work... Read more

By Mitch Joel


March 1, 201310:26 PM

Google Glass And Thinking Differently About Technology

Google's Project Glass is a very interesting product. At this week's TED 2013 conference in Long Beach, I had the chance to wear and tinker with Google Project Glass (for photographic proof, you can follow me on Twitter and see the... Read more

By Mitch Joel