Blog Archives June 2016
June 30, 201611:54 AM

Force Feed

I miss real editors making choices for me. That's how I roll. I like editors. I like publishers. I like publications. These are a group of people who spend their days curating and creating stories that should be brought to... Read more

By Mitch Joel

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June 29, 201611:45 PM

Are Podcasts Worth More Than An MBA?

How you learn may not be as important as where you learn. There's this meme-like image that resurfaces every now and again online that features a quote from me. The truth is, that I don't think it came from my... Read more

By Mitch Joel

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June 28, 201611:42 PM

The Anemic State Of Content And News

You're probably not reading this. Still, there is a very strong likelihood that you have already shared this article. Even if you haven't read anything but the headline. Sure, we all know the countless times that people share things like... Read more

By Mitch Joel

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June 27, 2016 8:56 AM

Starbucks Proves That Mobile Apps Work... To The Tune Of $1.2 Billion

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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June 26, 2016 9:19 AM

Illuminate Your Brand Story With Nancy Duarte And Patti Sanchez - This Week's Six Pixels Podcast

Episode #520 of Six Pixels of Separation - The Mirum Podcast is now live and ready for you to listen to. One of the world's foremost thinkers on the subject of better communications and presentations is Nancy Duarte. She has... Read more

By Mitch Joel

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June 25, 2016 6:47 AM

Six Links Worthy Of Your Attention #314

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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June 24, 201610:44 PM

The Future Of Advertising Is... Magic?

This is a big week in the marketing world. In case you have been living under rock, this is the biggest week in marketing. In Cannes, France the marketing industry is primed for the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity. Whether... Read more

By Mitch Joel

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June 22, 201611:33 PM

Algorhythms For Marketing Transformation

The real world teaches you real lessons. I've been on the road working, nurturing, tweaking and developing a brand new presentation that I've titled, Algorhythm - The Pulse of Creativity, Data And The Future of Brands. Here's how I have been... Read more

By Mitch Joel

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June 21, 201611:42 PM

More Work Opportunities Here At Mirum In Canada

We're having an amazing growth spurt, and we think that you should join our team! Back in April of this year, I posted about over ten new work opportunities that we had at Mirum in Canada. Well, we're still growing... Read more

By Mitch Joel

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June 20, 2016 8:22 AM

LinkedIn - A Newer Professional Social Network?

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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June 19, 2016 7:45 AM

Invisible Influence With Jonah Berger - This Week's Six Pixels Podcast

Episode #519 of Six Pixels of Separation - The Mirum Podcast is now live and ready for you to listen to. Nothing makes me happier than when people that I deeply admire and respect come out with a new book.... Read more

By Mitch Joel

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June 18, 2016 6:56 AM

Six Links Worthy Of Your Attention #313

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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June 17, 2016 8:12 AM

CTRL ALT Delete - 3 Years Later

Facebook reminded me about something that happened three years ago on this date. It was three years ago today that we officially launched my second business book, CTRL ALT Delete. In an attempt to not do the standard "book launch"... Read more

By Mitch Joel

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June 16, 201611:56 PM

Don't Confuse An Influencer With Influencer Marketing

Influencer marketing is all the rage right now. Multi-million dollar businesses are being built around how to connect brands with influencers. In case you didn't know, it's not all that difficult to pay someone that has a large social media... Read more

By Mitch Joel

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June 15, 201611:51 PM

Strong Lessons On How To Present Ideas

Newsflash: you don't have to be a great speaker to get an idea to spread. We live in fascinating times. Ideas. Powerful ideas are being spread at a frenetic pace. You can blame smartphones. You can blame YouTube. You can... Read more

By Mitch Joel

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June 14, 201611:24 PM

The Art Of Marketing

What an amazing day we had at The Art of Marketing in Toronto today. Well over three years ago, I begun telling the story of a famed YouTuber that few (outside of her growing audience) had ever heard of. Her... Read more

By Mitch Joel

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June 13, 2016 8:16 AM

We're Nearing The End Of Cables

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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June 12, 2016 8:16 AM

Superbosses With Sydney Finkelstein - This Week's Six Pixels Podcast

Episode #518 of Six Pixels of Separation - The Mirum Podcast is now live and ready for you to listen to. How many of you have experienced a boss who, literally, changed your life? Someone who helped you accomplish more... Read more

By Mitch Joel

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June 11, 2016 6:25 AM

Six Links Worthy Of Your Attention #312

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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June 10, 2016 7:29 AM

What Innovation Looks Like

Everyone thinks that they are being innovative. The truth is that innovation is really hard. And, by "innovation" I mean real innovation. Not a better mousetrap, but something that the market did not know that it needed, that then becomes... Read more

By Mitch Joel

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June 6, 2016 8:53 AM

Is Snapchat The New Twitter?

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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June 5, 2016 9:55 AM

Funny Business With David Nihill - This Week's Six Pixels Podcast

Episode #517 of Six Pixels of Separation - The Mirum Podcast is now live and ready for you to listen to. If you can just make them laugh. It's powerful. Even for the most serious of businesses. Adding a component... Read more

By Mitch Joel

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June 4, 2016 6:08 AM

Six Links Worthy Of Your Attention #311

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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June 1, 201611:37 PM

Internet Trends 2016

Stop everything. Mary Meeker is back with her Internet Trends for this 2016. Without a doubt, Mary Meeker (a partner at the venture capital company, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers) always delivers the goods on the state of digital. Meeker's area... Read more

By Mitch Joel

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