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September 29, 2015 7:22 AM

12 Years tagged “Platform”

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

By Mitch Joel


July 16, 201511:25 PM

Disruption, Disruption Everywhere tagged “Platform”

What keeps you up at night? This was the question that organizers of the International Startup Festival wanted me to answer (in seven minutes!) on stage at their event this week (it runs from July 15 - 18, 2015). With... Read more

By Mitch Joel


September 15, 2013 7:42 AM

The Power Of Building Your Platform tagged “Platform”

Episode #375 of Six Pixels of Separation - The Twist Image Podcast is now live and ready for you to listen to. Back when book publishers were scoffing at the idea that people would read a book on a digital... Read more

By Mitch Joel


September 15, 2013 6:41 AM

SPOS #375 - The Power Of A Platform With Michael Hyatt tagged “Platform”

Welcome to episode #375 of Six Pixels Of Separation - The Twist Image Podcast. Back when book publishers were scoffing at the idea that people would read a book on a digital screen, let alone on their iPhones, Michael Hyatt... Read more

By Mitch Joel


June 25, 201311:36 AM

Don't #Unplug From Technology tagged “Platform”

Don't blame technology for our unhealthy relationship with it. Grazing the magazine newsstand on my flight to NYC last week, I was thrilled to see that the latest edition of Fast Company was on sale. I was even more excited... Read more

By Mitch Joel

April 18, 2013 9:19 AM

Die, Thought Leaders, Die, Die, Die... tagged “Platform”

So, what do you think of my thought leadership? Ugh. Really? When you speak or write in a forum that has audience and attention, the people who are giving you the platform have to sell you. In that, you have... Read more

By Mitch Joel

March 26, 201310:34 PM

The Art Of Public Speaking tagged “Platform”

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

January 3, 201310:03 PM

Build A Platform tagged “Platform”

There is one true, defendable thing you can do to avoid unemployment. What do you think it is? Take a guess. A better education? Work for a secure company? Start your own business? Move to a more prosperous area? I... Read more

By Mitch Joel

February 23, 201210:56 PM

Where The Boys (And Girls) Are tagged “Platform”

In schizophrenic times, there's a good chance you'll see some schizophrenic thinking. It takes a couple of years as a Blogger to come to the realization that you will, eventually, write a Blog post that completely contradicts what you may... Read more

By Mitch Joel

March 23, 2011 6:39 AM

On Having A Platform tagged “Platform”

The way any individual can move the needle in their professional career is by having a platform. Part of the dance that many aspiring writers must do to get a major publishing deal is to demonstrate to the publisher that... Read more

By Mitch Joel

September 1, 2010 7:15 AM

The Truth, The Whole Truth And Nothing But The Truth tagged “Platform”

There is a reason why traditional media professionals will have a hard time making the transition to a new media world. Just the other day I got into a debate with a seasoned traditional journalist about what the new media... Read more

By Mitch Joel

April 11, 2010 1:56 PM

What Happens When Malcolm Gladwell And Clay Shirky Can't Agree On Social Media? tagged “Platform”

Two of the smartest thinkers when it comes to media and business are Malcolm Gladwell and Clay Shirky. Gladwell is the best-selling business book author of, Tipping Point, Blink, Outliers and What The Dog Saw and Shirky penned the "must-own"... Read more

By Mitch Joel

April 7, 201011:21 PM

Moving Marketing From Your Eyes To Your Hands tagged “Platform”

I have a personal gripe with anyone who questions what Social Media can do for their business. We toss around the words "Social Media" as if it's like saying, "I need a 30-second spot." It's a mistake. We keep on... Read more

By Mitch Joel

March 27, 2010 8:20 PM

The Truth About Online Reputation Management tagged “Platform”

Here's another dirty little secret about your brand and how you manage your online reputation... There's no difference between what's being said online and in the "real world." In fact, let's call a moratorium on the separation of the two...... Read more

By Mitch Joel

March 24, 201010:05 AM

CTRL-ALT-DEL - It's Time For A Business Reboot tagged “Platform”

Maybe the Internet changed much more than we think? Maybe businesses have to reinvent not only themselves, but the entire industry they serve? Its very survival could depend on it. The truth of the matter is that the business world... Read more

By Mitch Joel

March 8, 2010 9:26 PM

The Lines Continue To Blur (At Breakneck Speed) tagged “Platform”

Some still look sideways when thinking about mobile. Some are just kidding themselves. Our world is changing faster and faster. The writing is on the wall. Marketing Charts had a fascinating news item today entitled, Mobile Facebook, Twitter Growth Explodes,... Read more

By Mitch Joel

February 22, 2010 9:00 PM

Do Web Portals Have A Future? tagged “Platform”

Something big happened in the Digital Marketing landscape last week. In case you missed it, on Wednesday, February 17th, 2010, Compete announced that Facebook surged passed Yahoo! as the number two most popular website in the U.S. That's big news,... Read more

By Mitch Joel

February 14, 2010 9:46 PM

Removing The Noise tagged “Platform”

Too many people are looking for too many ways to follow too many people and places. Your best bet is to do the opposite... Did you know that you can have your 140-character tweets from Twitter also cross-posted into your... Read more

By Mitch Joel

February 8, 2010 8:18 PM

Marketers Miss The Mark With Twitter tagged “Platform”

How long has it been since we had a, "Twitter is dead" article? AdWeek published the article, The Tweet Hereafter, yesterday and it will probably make no sense to any Marketer who sees any of the Social Media platforms as... Read more

By Mitch Joel

February 4, 2010 9:49 PM

Just Grazing tagged “Platform”

Many people felt that the advent of television was going to kill everyone's attention span. Many feel the same way about the Internet. Just today, the same question/mantra came out in a meeting: "when do people have the time to... Read more

By Mitch Joel

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