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May 15, 201411:38 PM

Adding Value In Unexpected Places tagged “Communication”

What a nightmare. I had to get my tires changed. Here's a first world problem for you: I hate sitting around at the car dealership all day waiting for my vehicle. My trick? I call, ask how long it will... Read more

By Mitch Joel

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May 13, 2014 3:57 PM

Bring Back The Corporate Blog tagged “Communication”

Blogs don't have a chance against Twitter, YouTube and Instagram. Don't blame blogs for this, but let's be honest: if given the opportunity the vast majority of consumers would rather read a quick 140 character tweet, watch a video or... Read more

By Mitch Joel

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March 6, 201410:07 PM

Where Is The User Manual? tagged “Communication”

How does that coffee machine work? I'm not a big coffee drinker. Too much caffeine does not play well with my biology. I'm anxious enough. A heavy does of it, and I'm spinning like a top, I get a headache... Read more

By Mitch Joel

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January 2, 201411:26 PM

The George Costanza Approach To Getting Things Done tagged “Communication”

Do the opposite. Do you remember that Seinfeld episode when George Costanza decided to do everything the opposite of what he had done to date? Watch this: Do the opposite. I'm not telling you to do the opposite of everything... Read more

By Mitch Joel


October 30, 2013 7:20 AM

What Keeps The Chief Marketing Officer Awake At Night? - Part 3 tagged “Communication”

Is Gartner right about Chief Marketing Officers spending more on IT than the Chief Information Officer in the coming years? A very senior Chief Marketing Officer at one of the largest telecommunications companies in North America leaned over my shoulder... Read more

By Mitch Joel


September 27, 201311:12 PM

Digital Empathy tagged “Communication”

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


May 22, 2013 8:54 AM

Welcome To The One Screen World tagged “Communication”

Channel surfing got weird. There was this episode of All-Star Celebrity Apprentice this season that revolved around each team's ability to create a television ad for the consumer electronics company, LG. It wasn't really about a particular model of television... Read more

By Mitch Joel


April 15, 201312:28 PM

The Problem With Allowing Consumers To Opt Out tagged “Communication”

You have a right to opt out of anything and everything. As a marketing professional, there is nothing I hate more than receiving any form of communication (email, Web experience, social media, mobile, whatever) and not see an obvious place... Read more

By Mitch Joel


March 26, 201310:34 PM

The Art Of Public Speaking tagged “Communication”

Is there any true value in public speaking? It's a question that I get asked all of the time. Most entrepreneurs and marketers want to speak as a way to create a platform and put some thought leadership out into... Read more

By Mitch Joel


March 29, 2012 6:16 AM

Where Do Ideas Come From? tagged “Communication”

"I keep having my ideas ripped off!" I grew up being friends with a very successful individual. The problem was that this individual could have been much more successful (especially if you asked them). If you sat down with this... Read more

By Mitch Joel


February 18, 2012 7:45 AM

The Last Temptation Of Social Media tagged “Communication”

There's a growing lesson for big brands in Social Media. Unless you own the platform (like a Blog, Podcast or your own, personal, online social network), ensure that everything else is a channel for you to connect and not the... Read more

By Mitch Joel


January 27, 2012 8:13 PM

A World With No Keyboard And No Mouse tagged “Communication”

How's that user experience working out for you? I often ridicule the masses (I know, that's very snide of me). When computers were first introduced the mantra was that, "screens are not easy to read or work on." Forget the... Read more

By Mitch Joel


November 8, 201112:10 PM

A Life Without Technology tagged “Communication”

There's no doubt that technology brings with it some scary things. The scariest of them all is of the uncertainty. Human beings are creatures of habit and any introduction of anything new typically raises an eyebrow (at least) or pitchforks... Read more

By Mitch Joel


December 2, 2010 8:31 PM

The Digital Marketer's Master Library tagged “Communication”

What business books should you read if you are looking to up your game in the digital marketing channels or if you're just about to enter the fray? I'm often asked this question, but the answer is not so cut... Read more

By Mitch Joel


November 19, 201011:53 PM

Up Your Game tagged “Communication”

There are many people who want to move ahead in Marketing. They want a better job. They want more pay. They want a better title. They want to manage more people. They want to work on more interesting business. I... Read more

By Mitch Joel


October 8, 201010:52 PM

A Living Organism tagged “Communication”

Part of the reason that automated tools pose a challenge to Social Media is because it removes that live feeling. I've been thinking about this Blog a lot lately. When I'm thinking about this Blog, I'm also thinking about Social... Read more

By Mitch Joel


September 30, 2010 9:40 PM

The White Noise That Is Twitter tagged “Communication”

Don't get too caught up in the amount of followers that someone has on Twitter or how big the overall network actually is. Unlike some of the other new media channels, it's important to remember that Twitter is still nascent,... Read more

By Mitch Joel


September 10, 2010 7:45 PM

The Internet Is Your Media Lab tagged “Communication”

Does your company wish there was a place where you could experiment with New Media, Marketing, Advertising and Communications? While attending MediaCamp today in Montreal (as a preamble to PodCamp Montreal), Sylvain Carle (from Praized) suggested that maybe more media... Read more

By Mitch Joel


August 2, 2010 4:11 PM

The Internet As Your Birthright tagged “Communication”

As much as democracy and the right to a fair trial, so too is connectivity and access to the Internet. The news item titled, Finland makes 1Mb broadband access a legal right, from Cnet was published on October 14th, 2009.... Read more

By Mitch Joel


June 18, 2010 1:12 PM

Advice To A Marketing n00b tagged “Communication”

It must be that time of year, but there seems to be a more solid flow of personal requests for career advice when it comes to Marketing. Instead of limiting the communication of these questions and answers to email (which... Read more

By Mitch Joel


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