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November 20, 201212:28 PM

Two Steps To Success tagged “Postmedia”

How well are you planning for success? It was the late nineties when I took on a marketing position at Airborne Entertainment. The company's vision was to deliver big content on little screens. Yes, nearly a decade ago when all... Read more

By Mitch Joel


November 6, 2012 6:51 AM

On The Road (Warrior) Again tagged “Postmedia”

Now - more than ever - it's possible to do business from anywhere at any time. For over ten years, I've been doing my best to figure out how to be as upwardly mobile as possible. To ensure that I... Read more

By Mitch Joel


September 25, 2012 9:39 AM

Where Everybody Knows Your Name... And Face tagged “Postmedia”

Have you ever found yourself being tagged in a Facebook picture that makes you feel just a little bit uncomfortable? Things just got a whole lot creepier. We live in a day and age when people rage against the machine... Read more

By Mitch Joel


July 31, 201211:58 PM

The Art Of Fake Familiarity tagged “Postmedia”

Pitches are getting worse. I recently got an email pitch from a public relations specialist that read something like this: "Hey Mitch, I work with Lame Corp. I'm a big fan of your blog and your newspaper articles. I know... Read more

By Mitch Joel


July 17, 201210:32 AM

Planning World Domination With $100 tagged “Postmedia”

Portland, Oregon seems like the perfect place to hold the World Domination Summit, doesn't it? No, this isn't some kind of Austin Powers joke. The city best known for its unconventional creative thinkers, farmer's market, food carts and people with... Read more

By Mitch Joel


July 3, 201210:12 AM

The New Electricity tagged “Postmedia”

You can't click a trackpad without seeing some kind of chart that compares the growth of the Internet and mobile connectivity to traditional media channels. As newspapers, television and radio lament plunging advertising dollars, and not a week goes by... Read more

By Mitch Joel


June 19, 2012 9:39 AM

In The Age Of (Digital) Anxiety tagged “Postmedia”

Are you stressing out? In a world of global economic instability, a deplorable job market, the digitization of everything, Occupy Wall Street movements, student protests and the general atrocities of a sadistic few, the headlines - whether you read them... Read more

By Mitch Joel


June 5, 2012 7:44 PM

Is Social Media Too Good To Be True? tagged “Postmedia”

Has the Internet turned into a wasteland of hollow ideas and groupthink? Is it possible that in a day and age where any one individual can have an idea and publish it in text, images, audio and video for the... Read more

By Mitch Joel


May 8, 201210:24 AM

This Is Being Recorded... By You tagged “Postmedia”

The art of self-tracking. It was one thing to know where I was going. It was a totally different experience to know how far I had been, how much further I needed to go, what my expected time of arrival... Read more

By Mitch Joel


April 24, 2012 7:47 AM

The Next Billion-Dollar Startup tagged “Postmedia”

The truth about Instagram. There wasn't a building high enough for me to jump off of when I first heard about Facebook acquiring Instagram for a billion dollars two weeks ago. I know that sounds extreme, but I'm honest enough... Read more

By Mitch Joel


April 10, 201211:30 AM

The Church And State Of Advertising tagged “Postmedia”

Are marketers poisoning the well?  When I first started publishing music magazines back in the nineties, I kept running into the question of ethics. We were a two-person operation back then and my job was not only handling all of... Read more

By Mitch Joel


March 27, 2012 1:17 PM

The Start-Up Of You tagged “Postmedia”

Welcome to Generation Flux. The January 2012 cover story of Fast Company magazine was all about Generation Flux. You've head of Gen X, Gen Y and more, but what is Generation Flux? Our business world has been through some tumultuous... Read more

By Mitch Joel


March 13, 201210:57 AM

Rise Of The Indie Brand tagged “Postmedia”

The art of marketing is a fascinating beast. Last week, I had the pleasure of delivering the opening keynote address at The Art of Marketing in Toronto. With over 1500 business professionals in attendance, I shared the stage with people... Read more

By Mitch Joel


February 28, 201210:19 AM

It's Time To Defy Convention tagged “Postmedia”

How many days have you sat around, stomach twisted, waiting to hear if you had won a new piece of business that you pitched for? It's a terrible feeling and the only thing that can alleviate it is getting the... Read more

By Mitch Joel


February 14, 201210:36 AM

How Cloud Computing Changes Everything tagged “Postmedia”

There's been a lot of talk about "the cloud" when it comes to technology and IT in the past few years. It's a revolution as big as the advent of the microprocessor and just as relevant as the desktop computer.... Read more

By Mitch Joel


January 31, 201210:56 AM

A Pinteresting Story tagged “Postmedia”

That Facebook IPO... With rumors swirling of Facebook's pending IPO (and the billions at play that go along with it), it does seem like the most opportune time for the online social networking behemoth to go public. With over 800... Read more

By Mitch Joel


January 17, 2012 7:19 AM

Is Google+ About To Make Facebook Frown? tagged “Postmedia”

It's time to pay attention to Google+. Back in July, I Blogged about Google's foray into online social networking, Google+ (more here: Co-dependency In The Age of Facebook). At the time, the majority of the discourse surrounding Google+ was about... Read more

By Mitch Joel


January 3, 2012 9:09 AM

The Year Of More tagged “Postmedia”

While many article and columns look back at the year that was or posture on the year that will be, it's becoming abundantly clear that 2012 will - without question - be the "Year of More." It sounds a little... Read more

By Mitch Joel


December 6, 2011 6:51 AM

Is Your Flinch Response Holding You Back? tagged “Postmedia”

Does your flinch response still protect you? Tony Blauer is a a world-class close-quarters combatives instructor who now spends his days training law enforcement, military and civilians in his personal defense system (Blauer Tactical Systems) based in San Diego. I... Read more

By Mitch Joel


November 22, 201110:43 AM

Newsjacking Turns You Into The Expert tagged “Postmedia”

Newsjacking. As news broke last week that Amazon started selling its long-awaited entry into the tablet (and iPad led) market (Kindle Fire), many eyes were raised, waiting to see what those who would get their fingers on it would think.... Read more

By Mitch Joel


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