Blog Archives September 2015
September 29, 2015 7:22 AM

12 Years

September 29th, 2003. That's when I wrote my first blog post. 5000 posts later... and here we are. Deaths. Births. Ups. Downs. Health. Sickness. You name it. The highest of the highs, and the lowest of the lows have all... Read more

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September 28, 2015 8:42 AM

Facebook Will Rule Your World

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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September 27, 2015 8:54 AM

Think Big. Act Bigger.

Episode #481 of Six Pixels of Separation - The Mirum Podcast is now live and ready for you to listen to. Some people come into our lives in the strangest of ways. I first heard of Jeffrey Hayzlett after his... Read more

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September 26, 2015 8:21 AM

Six Links Worthy Of Your Attention #275

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 24, 201511:53 PM

To Understand Content, You Have To Understand Publishing. BuzzFeed Is Pushing The Limits...

Three Billion Content Views Per Month. Mobile, social and ideal production facilities. Publishing and understanding how content now flows from a media company down to the consumer is fascinating to watch. Jonah Peretti has had a front-row seat. As the... Read more

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September 20, 2015 9:07 AM

The Brand Flip

Episode #480 of Six Pixels of Separation - The Mirum Podcast is now live and ready for you to listen to. I have read loved and re-read every little book that Marty Neumeier (he's also the Director of Transformation at Liquid... Read more

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September 19, 2015 8:03 AM

Six Links Worthy Of Your Attention #274

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 18, 2015 2:57 PM

Now, What Does Seth Godin Want You To Do?

Last week at Inbound, Seth Godin gave the opening keynote address. Did you see it? Maybe you could not make the event. Maybe you didn't want to pay to go. It's a week later, and there's still a ton of... Read more

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September 17, 201511:46 PM

Just Say "No" To Content

Learn how to say "no" when it comes to your content. We live in a "content is everywhere" world. This was great news for the people attending Content Marketing World and HubSpot's Inbound events last week in Cleveland and Boston (they... Read more

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September 16, 201511:34 PM

Change Someone's Life Today (Maybe Your Own)

We all want to do great work. We all want to change people's lives... right? When we first started building Mirum (back in 2000), I would often get featured in the local media. Not just because of the noise that... Read more

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September 14, 2015 8:15 AM

When Your Smartphone Can Adjust Your Depression And Boredom With BuzzFeed

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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September 13, 2015 7:23 AM

Explosive Customer Growth

Episode #479 of Six Pixels of Separation - The Mirum Podcast is now live and ready for you to listen to. The challenge with any business (the ones that are digital... and the ones that are not) is getting a... Read more

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September 12, 2015 8:18 AM

Six Links Worthy Of Your Attention #273

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 11, 201511:42 PM

What Makes Us Human?

Big, tough questions. The kind of questions that we need to ask. Always. We, as a species, are hard to define. We are not the sum of our Facebook and Twitter posts. We are, often, not the people that we... Read more

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September 6, 2015 7:20 AM

Find Your StoryBrand

Episode #478 of Six Pixels of Separation - The Mirum Podcast is now live and ready for you to listen to. "Marketing is about telling great stories. Living a happy and successful life is about the stories we tell ourselves."... Read more

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September 5, 2015 8:47 AM

Six Links Worthy Of Your Attention #272

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 4, 2015 9:25 PM

Getting Lost In YouTube Will Help You Find Your Content's Soul

I went down deep into the YouTube rabbit hole. I didn't think that I would ever get out. For me, it all starts with some random band that pops into my noggin' and the simple question: "what ever happened to..."... Read more

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September 3, 201511:02 PM

How The TV Industry Just Hurt Television Advertising

What is the value of your personal data to an advertiser? Consumers are rightfully concerned about what is being done with their data, where it's going and how it's being used. It's a big business. It's a huge business. It's... Read more

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September 2, 201511:47 PM

Are You Good At Business? Let Facebook Decide

What makes a great business? Put aside things like how ethical the business is, well-priced, marketed, value of the brand, etc... There is a sentiment (check out the Net Promoter Score) that a businesses success is based, primarily, on two... Read more

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