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April 11, 2014 4:08 PM

The Sad (And Hilarious) State Of Silicon Valley tagged “Silicon Valley”

This is Not Safe For Work (NSFW, as the cool kids say). I laughed, cried and almost could not watch this show in its entirety (it's both true and painful if you have spent some time out there). It is... Read more

By Mitch Joel

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February 26, 2014 8:38 AM

Crazy, Sexy, Cool: Attributes Of The Most Clickable Ads tagged “Silicon Valley”

How entertaining is your brand? On the surface, this may seen like a simple question to answer. If you produce movies, energy drinks or running shoes, you probably have something that is highly entertaining. Most of us don't work for... Read more

By Mitch Joel


November 6, 2013 3:08 PM

What Facebook Knows About Innovation (That Every Brand Should Pay Attention To) tagged “Silicon Valley”

Blogs posts, articles and books have been written about Facebook and their ability to grow. When people think about the company and their state of innovation, they will often align them with a myriad of Silicon Valley types. They'll look... Read more

By Mitch Joel


October 16, 201311:26 PM

Growth Hacker Marketing And The Rise Of Engineers In Marketing tagged “Silicon Valley”

If you're a brand and you don't believe in advertising, what do you do? The default position is to use social media. Create real interactions with real human beings. To be useful. To create content that makes a brand more... Read more

By Mitch Joel


September 20, 2013 8:48 PM

Opt In To Your Work tagged “Silicon Valley”

It's hard not to be inspired after spending some time at the Googleplex. It's a sprawling campus in Mountain View, California that houses Google. It's more like a city than a campus. Even the famed campus, doesn't hold all of... Read more

By Mitch Joel


August 11, 2013 8:20 AM

When Fish Climb Trees And Other Stories With Avinash Kaushik tagged “Silicon Valley”

Episode #370 of Six Pixels of Separation - The Twist Image Podcast is now live and ready for you to listen to. I spent a few days in Silicon Valley this week. I was invited there to give the keynote... Read more

By Mitch Joel

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August 11, 2013 8:15 AM

SPOS #370 - When Fish Climb Trees And Other Stories With Avinash Kaushik tagged “Silicon Valley”

Welcome to episode #370 of Six Pixels Of Separation - The Twist Image Podcast. I spent a few days in Silicon Valley this week. I was invited there to give the keynote address for Haystack Digital Marketing's Digital Summit At... Read more

By Mitch Joel


June 24, 201312:28 PM

Free Summer School For Marketers tagged “Silicon Valley”

Spoiler alert: I dropped out of university. It's true. I entered university with the best of intentions. At the same time, I was already publishing a couple of music magazines that were becoming successful. As I ventured down the road... Read more

By Mitch Joel


March 22, 2013 7:03 PM

On Leadership, Courage... And Sucking tagged “Silicon Valley”

It's the kind of thing that just sticks to your brain. I have mentioned this before, but I am a huge fan of Kevin Rose's (ex. Digg and now Google Ventures) video podcast called, Foundation. The problem with podcasts -... Read more

By Mitch Joel


March 2, 2013 8:28 AM

Where Innovation Happens tagged “Silicon Valley”

Where do you think innovation happens? Are you doing your best work when you are alone with your ideas? Are you doing your best work when you're collaborating at the office with your peers? Do you do your best work... Read more

By Mitch Joel


February 13, 2013 8:06 PM

The Mobile-Only Strategy Imperative tagged “Silicon Valley”

How long will the personal computer - as we have known it to date-  be relevant? If you look at any data points surrounding mobile (and putting it in context on a global level), it seems like nobody is using... Read more

By Mitch Joel


September 12, 2012 8:20 AM

Lessons In New Business Require A Foundation tagged “Silicon Valley”

What is new business? What is the future of business? It's a cliché to say that there is no such thing as "business as usual." It's true (things always change) and it's not true (business is still about creating a... Read more

By Mitch Joel


September 11, 2012 7:39 PM

Quirky Turns Us All Into Sharks And Dragons tagged “Silicon Valley”

Have you ever seen the TV show Shark Tank or Dragon's Den? Being an entrepreneur is hotter than ever. Individuals are starting to realize that global economic forces are abound, and that the sanctity of a traditional office job with... Read more

By Mitch Joel


September 3, 2012 2:15 PM

The Resurrection Of Podcasting tagged “Silicon Valley”

Does anyone listen to podcasts anymore? Does anyone even care? This past week, I published episode #321 of my weekly audio podcast (Six Pixels of Separation - The Twist Image Podcast). Each week I have a conversation with someone interesting... Read more

By Mitch Joel


August 16, 2012 2:00 PM

Pop Goes The Social Media Bubble tagged “Silicon Valley”

Is there a social media bubble? Did it pop just like the dot-com bubble back in 2000? In a word: no. CNN would have you believe otherwise. Just take a look at the news item published today, Pop went the... Read more

By Mitch Joel


July 13, 2012 1:59 PM

When Real Time Becomes Really Real Time tagged “Silicon Valley”

Are the rumors about Amazon true? Here are two true stories I have heard about Amazon recently: Story Number One... A friend of mine lives in New York City and is a member of Amazon Prime. They ordered some stuff... Read more

By Mitch Joel


June 29, 201211:24 AM

Finding Your Start tagged “Silicon Valley”

This week has been about starting. The past few blog posts have been about finding the nerve to start or about thinking and acting like a startup (whether you're just getting started or if you're a lumbering giant in your... Read more

By Mitch Joel


June 19, 2012 9:39 AM

In The Age Of (Digital) Anxiety tagged “Silicon Valley”

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 “Silicon Valley”

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


June 1, 201212:44 PM

The New Marketing Hacker tagged “Silicon Valley”

There is a massive and missed opportunity happening in the marketing industry. It seems like Judy Shapiro (Chief Brand Strategist at CloudLinux and blogger at Trench Wars) was busy asking herself some very similar questions at the TechCrunch Disrupt conference... Read more

By Mitch Joel


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