Blog Archives May 2015
May 31, 2015 8:50 AM

Disrupting Digital Business

Episode #464 of Six Pixels of Separation - The Mirum Podcast is now live and ready for you to listen to. R "Ray" Wang is the Principal Analyst, Founder, and Chairman of Silicon Valley based Constellation Research.  He's also the... Read more

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May 30, 2015 8:29 AM

Six Links Worthy Of Your Attention #258

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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May 29, 2015 6:36 PM

Do The Kind Thing

How do you want it? Cheap, fast and great. Fine, but you can only choose two of those things. It's one of those famous business lines. You can't have it all... or can you? Daniel Lubetzky wanted to create a... Read more

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May 28, 201511:48 PM

Where Consumers Spend Their Time Is Where Advertisers Should Spend Their Money

This was the argument that was debated over twenty years ago. Why do we have to keep having the same argument? We love dogma, don't we? Yesterday, Mary Meeker (from Kleiner Perkins Caufield and Byers) did her thing. And, "her... Read more

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May 27, 201511:34 PM

The Line Being Drawn Between Smartphones And Tablets

Human beings are an intriguing group. What does advertising do? Well, if you believe the very first episode of the very first season of the acclaimed television show, Mad Men, the answer is simple: happiness. Advertising sells the notion of... Read more

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May 25, 2015 7:54 AM

The Importance Of Viral Videos... Or Not

Every Monday 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... Read more

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May 24, 2015 8:51 AM

The Minimal Viable Brand

Episode #463 of Six Pixels of Separation - The Mirum Podcast is now live and ready for you to listen to. If you look at Silicon Valley, there is this notion that advertising is dead, marketing no longer works and... Read more

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May 23, 2015 8:04 AM

Six Links Worthy Of Your Attention #257

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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May 22, 2015 7:11 AM

If You're Really Interested In Podcasting...

One of the highlights of the TED conference this year was... ...Watching Roman Mars record an episode of his audio podcast, 99% Invisible, live in front of an audience. The topic of his TED Talk/podcast recording session was all about... Read more

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May 21, 2015 7:39 AM

The Art Of LEGO

"What do you want to do for a living?" All of us grapple with who we have become. The work that we do defines us. As a parent, this is the question that we most fantasize about. As an adult, this... Read more

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May 19, 2015 7:17 AM

The CEO Series

How are things going? It's a question that I get asked a lot these days. Twist Image became a part of the WPP family about a year ago, we changed our creative direction, we rebranded and became a founding member... Read more

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May 17, 2015 9:21 AM

Storytelling For Startups

Episode #462 of Six Pixels of Separation - The Mirum Podcast is now live and ready for you to listen to. I first met Mark Evans close to fifteen years ago. We were both speaking during a three-day conference dedicated... Read more

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May 16, 2015 8:39 AM

Six Links Worthy Of Your Attention #256

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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May 12, 2015 7:23 AM

You Have To Commit To Marketing

It's easy to say that something isn't working. We hear it all of the time (or, at least I do). I can be in a boardroom or just off to the side of the stage at an event, and someone... Read more

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May 11, 2015 8:01 AM

Are You Living In A (Filter) Bubble?

Every Monday 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... Read more

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May 10, 2015 9:00 AM

Jeremy Gutsche Wants You To Be Better And Faster

Episode #461 of Six Pixels of Separation - The Mirum Podcast is now live and ready for you to listen to. Inspiration is everywhere. And, as they say, the future is here... it's just not evenly distributed. So, where do... Read more

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May 9, 2015 8:04 AM

Six Links Worthy Of Your Attention #255

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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May 8, 2015 7:25 PM

Maybe You're Not Really An Entrepreneur

Being an entrepreneur is not the same as being self-employed. How would you define an entrepreneur? I have always broken it down like this: An entrepreneur is someone who has a vision for a specific industry that does not yet... Read more

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May 7, 201511:02 PM

CTRL ALT Delete Is Now Available In Paperback

It has been two years since CTRL ALT Delete came out. Two years. Wow. In case you were wondering just how much the world has changed, you should check out this Slideshare deck that I created to get people excited... Read more

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May 6, 2015 6:26 AM

Marketing Twitter

Life can be strange.  It's hard to imagine a brand not seeing Twitter as an opportunity to share and connect with customers and potential customers. It's near-impossible to find any semblance of a marketing campaign that hasn't attached itself to... Read more

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May 5, 2015 6:50 AM

The New Broadcaster

A new kind of media celebrity is brewing. I can feel it. The main media story coming out of the weekend, was the amount of people who used live streaming platforms like Meerkat and Periscope to transmit the boxing match... Read more

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May 4, 201510:18 AM

Livestreaming Is The New Broadcasting

Every Monday 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... Read more

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May 3, 2015 8:28 AM

Winning Experiments With Tim Ferriss

Episode #460 of Six Pixels of Separation - The Mirum Podcast is now live and ready for you to listen to. Tim Ferriss just launched a TV show. It's called, The Tim Ferriss Experiment, and - by all accounts -... Read more

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May 2, 2015 7:09 AM

Six Links Worthy Of Your Attention #254

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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May 1, 2015 7:03 AM

The Future of The Digital Economy

Are you excited or worried about the future of the world? There are very divisive lines of thought when it comes to this question. It's hard not to look at places like Nepal and Baltimore, and wonder what the future... Read more

By Mitch Joel

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