Blog Archives September 2013
September 30, 2013 6:53 AM

10 Years Of Blogging. One Tiny Favor. Please Help Me.

The truth is that I hate anniversaries. That's kind of a lie. I just don't like the whole, "hey everyone, did you know that I have been blogging for ten years?" I don't blog, write or publish with a numerical... Read more

By Mitch Joel


September 29, 201312:46 PM

How To Builds Brands That Sell But Don't Sell Out With Marc Ecko

Episode #377 of Six Pixels of Separation - The Twist Image Podcast is now live and ready for you to listen to. Welcome to episode #377 of Six Pixels Of Separation - The Twist Image Podcast. Marc Ecko is one... Read more

By Mitch Joel

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September 28, 201311:47 AM

Six Links Worthy Of Your Attention #171

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


September 27, 201311:12 PM

Digital Empathy

When I drive home from the office, I pass an elementary school and there are always shenanigans taking place. I worry that my children are going to face bullies. They will. We all do. Regardless of the mass media attention... Read more

By Mitch Joel


September 26, 2013 9:11 PM

Thinking About Starting A Business? Welcome To The Art Of Small Business! Now, Check Out What You Can Win...

Are are looking for an event to help inspire your entrepreneurial and creative spirit? The Art of Small Business is coming to Toronto on Monday October 21st, 2013 at the Metro Convention Center, and it is a full-day of learning... Read more

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September 25, 201311:20 PM

What Keeps The Chief Marketing Officer Awake At Night? - Part 2

The Chief Marketing Officer must better understand how information is created, stored, shared and capitalized upon. There is a strange default position that most businesspeople (mostly marketers) take when they don't understand why something is happening in the business world.... Read more

By Mitch Joel


September 25, 2013 3:26 PM

10 Brand New Books That You Should Read

Suddenly, I don't know where to start. It's like the brains of the world converged, had a meeting and decided to overwhelm us with a mass amount of brand new books to get our brains frothing. This is, without question,... Read more

By Mitch Joel


September 23, 2013 8:33 AM

What It's Like To Drive In A Driverless Google Car

Every morning at 7:10 am, I am a guest contributor on CHOM 97.7 FM radio broadcasting out of Montreal (home base). It's not a long segment - about 5 to 10 minutes every week - about everything that is happening... Read more

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September 22, 2013 1:03 PM

How To Get Better At Pitching And Telling Your Story

Episode #376 of Six Pixels of Separation - The Twist Image Podcast is now live and ready for you to listen to. Peter Coughter was last on the podcast over a year ago to discuss his amazing book, The Art... Read more

By Mitch Joel


September 21, 2013 2:22 PM

Six Links Worthy Of Your Attention #170

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


September 21, 2013 7:36 AM

Malcolm Gladwell Overdose

Get ready for the heavy brunt of publicity and advertising around Malcolm Gladwell. And remember this: all of it is merited. Gladwell's latest book, David And Goliath, comes out on October 1st. I got my grubby little hands on an... Read more

By Mitch Joel


September 20, 2013 8:48 PM

Opt In To Your Work

It's hard not to be inspired after spending some time at the Googleplex. It's a sprawling campus in Mountain View, California that houses Google. It's more like a city than a campus. Even the famed campus, doesn't hold all of... Read more

By Mitch Joel


September 19, 2013 7:59 AM

The End Of Privacy... The Beginning Of Personalization

Marketers are at a precarious crossroads (whether they know it or not). In my latest business book, CTRL ALT Delete, I lay out five movements that have fundamentally changed the brand forever (that most businesses are doing little - to... Read more

By Mitch Joel


September 18, 201312:28 PM

How Much Screen Time Should Kids Have?

What was your childhood like? Screens (beyond the television) played a pervasive part in my upbringing. We were one of the first families to have a set-top video game platform (first Pong, then Atari 2600). We had a personal computer... Read more

By Mitch Joel


September 16, 2013 9:24 AM

Google Glass And The Future Of Wearable Technology

Every morning at 7:10 am, I will be a guest contributor on CHOM 97.7 FM radio broadcasting out of Montreal (home base). It's not a long segment - about 5 to 10 minutes every week - about everything that is... Read more

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September 15, 2013 7:42 AM

The Power Of Building Your Platform

Episode #375 of Six Pixels of Separation - The Twist Image Podcast is now live and ready for you to listen to. Back when book publishers were scoffing at the idea that people would read a book on a digital... Read more

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September 14, 201312:56 PM

Six Links Worthy Of Your Attention #169

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


September 14, 2013 7:33 AM

3 New Takes On How To Get Things Done (Better)

Do you wonder about ways to be more productive, efficient and better in managing your time? Here are three new-ish pieces of content that have both caught my attention this week and provide very valuable advice on the topics of... Read more

By Mitch Joel


September 13, 2013 2:58 PM

A Simple (But Hard) Truth That Will Change Your Marketing Forever

It's about something more than authenticity. It is, somewhat, amazing that we live in a day and age when people talk about brands and authenticity like it is some kind of given. Just because brands have been forced to engage... Read more

By Mitch Joel


September 12, 2013 7:30 PM

If You Have Ever Been Rejected... Be Like Bono

The letter read... "Thank you for submitting your tape of 'U2' to RSO, we have listened with careful consideration, but feel it is not suitable for us at present. We wish you luck with your future career." They were kind... Read more

By Mitch Joel


September 11, 201311:29 PM

The Best Piece Of Business Travel Advice

Have you put in your miles? I have. I've done over 100,000 miles "up there," every year for close to a decade. I'll often tell people that it's nothing to be proud of. The fundamental difference in my travel (when... Read more

By Mitch Joel


September 9, 2013 6:08 PM

What Keeps The Chief Marketing Officer Awake At Night? - Part 1

There is no doubt that the current role of the Chief Marketing Officer is fundamentally changing. What was once considered to be one of the most interesting and creative positions within the corporate environment, has now become one of the... Read more

By Mitch Joel


September 9, 2013 5:15 PM

What The Fox Say About Apple's News Tomorrow - CHOM 97.7 FM

Every morning at 7:10 am, I will be a guest contributor on CHOM 97.7 FM radio broadcasting out of Montreal (home base). It's not a long segment - about 5 to 10 minutes every week - about everything that is... Read more

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September 8, 2013 8:22 AM

Inside The Box Outside? Outside The Box? How About Finding New Boxes?

Episode #374 of Six Pixels of Separation - The Twist Image Podcast is now live and ready for you to listen to. Thinking outside of the box? Thinking inside of the box? What would happen if there was a whole... Read more

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September 7, 201312:52 PM

Six Links Worthy Of Your Attention #168

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

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September 7, 2013 8:36 AM

For The Love Of Words

There are people who are true magicians. Not parlor tricks. Not those who try to fool others. Individuals who have ideas and can create stories out of thin air. Very compelling stories. While they walk among us, they work alone,... Read more

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September 6, 201310:18 PM

Some Of The Best (Non-Marketing) E-Newsletters To Make You A Better Business Leader

Where do you find the things that inspire you? It should come as no surprise that content about marketing and smart marketers is one of the best places to get inspired about better ways to do your marketing. It's not... Read more

By Mitch Joel


September 6, 201310:58 AM

The Marketing Of Things

We put brands on everything. Think about it this way: we put brands on everything and we're putting the Internet into everything. It's true. Brands will put their name on baseball stadiums, water bottles, the bottom of that plastic bin... Read more

By Mitch Joel


September 4, 2013 8:52 PM

Hacking Skype For Better Audio

I use Skype to record most of my audio podcasts. This may not be a big deal to you, but most people who have any passion for audio and recording are gasping in disgust at this admission. For over 375... Read more

By Mitch Joel


September 2, 2013 7:51 PM

Inspiration Day

Let's call it Inspiration Day. Not Labor Day. You've heard enough jokes about why we take the day off from work on Labor Day. Personally, I watch my schedule for days like this, and slice some time away from family... Read more

By Mitch Joel


September 1, 2013 9:49 PM

Catching Up On Social Media With David Meerman Scott

Episode #373 of Six Pixels of Separation - The Twist Image Podcast is now live and ready for you to listen to. Welcome to episode #373 of Six Pixels Of Separation - The Twist Image Podcast. Last week Boston hosted... Read more

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