Blog Archives November 2015
November 30, 2015 8:35 AM

Secure Your Social Media Spaces Before Someone Does It For You

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

By Mitch Joel

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November 29, 2015 8:09 AM

What Communications Should Do

Episode #490 of Six Pixels of Separation - The Mirum Podcast is now live and ready for you to listen to. It's hard not be impressed with the work and thinking of Josh Bernoff. For over twenty years, Josh was... Read more

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November 28, 2015 7:35 AM

Six Links Worthy Of Your Attention #284

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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November 27, 201511:17 PM

Apps Are Media

This might take some time for brands to wrap their heads around. "Content is media." This may feel like a turn of phrase, at this point. We have seen such a proliferation of content that the vast majority of brand... Read more

By Mitch Joel

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November 26, 201511:00 PM

Why The Newspaper Business?

There was some news in the media about my future yesterday. Let me start off with this: I am not leaving Mirum (formerly Twist Image). I will not be putting less time into Mirum (in fact, I've been working harder... Read more

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November 24, 201511:38 PM

Facebook Is A Reflection Of You

Feel free to discuss politics, sex, religion and more on Facebook. Free will. It's a powerful thing. Just don't be mad at Facebook for all of this negative commentary and imagery that is in your feed. The content that you... Read more

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November 23, 2015 8:17 AM

Are Hackers Our New Heroes?

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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November 22, 2015 8:53 AM

Extraordinary Brand Experiences

Episode #489 of Six Pixels of Separation - The Mirum Podcast is now live and ready for you to listen to. How many brands truly deliver extraordinary experiences? Not the kind of rare stories you read about on Mashable, but... Read more

By Mitch Joel

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November 21, 2015 7:15 AM

Six Links Worthy Of Your Attention #283

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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November 20, 201511:52 PM

The Culture Of Malcolm Gladwell

Malcolm Gladwell is an anomaly. I know this first hand. Not because I know him personally (although, we have met many times). Not because I know anything behind the scenes (although we do share the same book publisher). I know... Read more

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November 18, 201511:52 PM

What Do You Want Your Content To Do?

What do you want your content to do? Have you asked this question? Do you ask it before you begin creating it? Do you even know how important it is to be asking this question? I don't charge anybody for... Read more

By Mitch Joel

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November 16, 2015 8:40 AM

Social Media During Times Of Crisis

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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November 15, 2015 8:48 AM

How To Unleash The Power Of Strategic Thinking

Episode #488 of Six Pixels of Separation - The Mirum Podcast is now live and ready for you to listen to. Strategy. More than any other component in what makes a brand successful, strategy is at the core. What does... Read more

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November 14, 2015 8:37 AM

Six Links Worthy Of Your Attention #282

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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November 13, 201511:32 PM

Moms, Dads And Kids... The Digital Reality

Are screens good or bad for kids? How safe is the Internet? If you have kids in your life, these questions are of concern. All of this technology is so new. From the hardware to the software. We're all confused...... Read more

By Mitch Joel

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November 9, 2015 8:20 AM

More Than Half Of Every Dollar Spent Online Goes To Amazon And Google

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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November 8, 2015 8:37 AM

Lewis Hyde On Creativity And Culture

Episode #487 of Six Pixels of Separation - The Mirum Podcast is now live and ready for you to listen to. I was searching for a book to ignite my creativity (or access new areas of thinking). A book that... Read more

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November 7, 2015 7:06 AM

Six Links Worthy Of Your Attention #281

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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November 6, 2015 7:17 PM

What's Next?... Now, There Is An Answer

"What's next?" Do you hate that question? My knee-jerk reaction used to be, "are you really even doing 'what's now' to be able to ask 'what's next'?" It was a standard response, but it did help recalibrate the conversation for... Read more

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November 5, 201511:26 PM

Being Against Programmatic

For the record: don't be against programmatic. Programmatic is scary business for the marketing industry, but it's here and it deserves to be here. Human beings used to be great at helping brands strategize and plan where to spend their... Read more

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November 4, 201511:14 PM

The Advertising Agency As Scapegoat

Stuff rolls downhill. That's a fact. In the past few months there's been an anti-agency storm brewing. It's not fair (says the guy who runs an agency). The biggest drum that has been banged came in the form of an... Read more

By Mitch Joel

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November 2, 2015 8:30 AM

Twitch Goes Creative And Fake Twitter Followers May Have Nothing To Do With You

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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November 1, 2015 9:24 AM

The Pending Rush Of New Technology

Episode #486 of Six Pixels of Separation - The Mirum Podcast is now live and ready for you to listen to. Joseph Jaffe is widely regarded as one of the top marketing bloggers (Jaffe Juice) and podcasters (both Jaffe Juice... Read more

By Mitch Joel

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