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Six Pixels Of Separation

January 21, 2017 5:07 AM

Six Links Worthy Of Your Attention #344 tagged “Six Pixels Of Separation”

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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January 20, 2017 3:56 PM

The Pride And Prejudice Of Shopify tagged “Six Pixels Of Separation”

This is a true story... Many, many years ago a dear friend, mentor and local community leader asked if I would be interested in meeting someone he liked and knew for years. This young man was recently out of college... Read more

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January 19, 2017 4:30 PM

Ad Agencies Are Not Dying. In Fact, It's Quite The Opposite tagged “Six Pixels Of Separation”

Just what, exactly, is going on in the marketing industry? Almost three years ago, our digital marketing agency, Twist Image, was acquired by the largest marketing communications network in the world, WPP. Nearly two years ago, we changed our name... Read more

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January 18, 2017 1:30 PM

Be More Human Without Being Too Personal To Build Your Brand tagged “Six Pixels Of Separation”

There's a new discourse happening online. In a world of uncertainty, fear and a platform that lets hate be distributed at scale, many people (myself included) are feeling a very different sentiment. As brands (and their messages) are being throttled... Read more

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January 17, 2017 2:51 PM

Words Matter. Definitions Matter More... Or The Problem With Fake News tagged “Six Pixels Of Separation”

Everything is not fake news. Before we get started, let's all agree that this is not a political post. This is a post about branding, definitions, public perception and the power of the words that we - as businesses -... Read more

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January 16, 2017 8:33 AM

Apple Had Over 40% Of The Wireless Headphone Market, Facebook Tests Mid-Roll Ads And More On This Week's CTRL ALT Delete Segment On CHOM 97.7 FM tagged “Six Pixels Of Separation”

Every Monday morning at 7:10 am, I am a guest contributor on CHOM 97.7 FM radio out of Montreal (home base). It's not a long segment - about 5 to 10 minutes every week - about everything that is happening... Read more

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January 14, 2017 5:35 AM

Six Links Worthy Of Your Attention #343 tagged “Six Pixels Of Separation”

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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January 13, 2017 2:50 PM

Why Personal Branding Is Like A Viral Video... And Why It Shouldn't Be tagged “Six Pixels Of Separation”

"Personal Brand"... talk about a saying that has become so polarizing. The year was 1997. Business thinker Tom Peters grabs the attention of the world with his Fast Company article, The Brand Called You. It truly does usher in a... Read more

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January 12, 201711:35 AM

7 Steps To Define Your Content Center Of Excellence tagged “Six Pixels Of Separation”

"You're that social media guy, right?" I get that. The branding guy. The marketing guy. The tech guy. The media guy. The writer guy. The business book guy. The speaking guy. Depending on how people interface with me (and my... Read more

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January 11, 2017 3:50 PM

Quality And Speed Don't Have To Collide tagged “Six Pixels Of Separation”

"Those are all great ideas, but we need something in market fast." It's the toughest part of the conversation, when you're in the marketing agency business. It's not a question of quality ideas over time, it's the erosion of the... Read more

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January 10, 2017 8:31 AM

The Interoperability Of Things (And Brands) tagged “Six Pixels Of Separation”

What makes a product or service really work? For years, you could only text message someone who was on the same carrier. For years, there were MP3 players that required a whole bunch of hardware and multiple software solutions to... Read more

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January 9, 2017 5:36 PM

A More Elegant Question About The Future Of Retail tagged “Six Pixels Of Separation”

2017 is starting out with some ugly news on the retail front. Admittedly, it was a strange moment for me. On the one hand, there were many disturbing pieces of news on the retail front, about department store giants Sears... Read more

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January 7, 2017 5:33 AM

Six Links Worthy Of Your Attention #342 tagged “Six Pixels Of Separation”

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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January 6, 2017 2:26 PM

Find Your Brand's Content Marketing Groove tagged “Six Pixels Of Separation”

You have to know who your content resonates with. When you know this, you need to burrow deep and keep delivering. This is why content marketing will continue to struggle for brands. Brands are being sold a false bill of... Read more

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January 5, 2017 2:10 PM

The Medium Is/Is Not The Message tagged “Six Pixels Of Separation”

Finding the right place to get your content to resonate has never been easier. Still, finding the right place for your content to resonate has never been harder. Let's go back. Let's go way back. In the late eighties, I... Read more

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January 4, 2017 2:54 PM

Smart Brands Will Create Their Own Digital Products And Services tagged “Six Pixels Of Separation”

Marketing is so much more than advertising. One of the bigger ideas (and evolutions) in marketing that I covered in my second business book, CTRL ALT Delete (which was published in 2013), was the idea of utilitarianism marketing. The fact... Read more

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January 3, 2017 2:45 PM

Programmatic Advertising Creative. Winter Is Coming. tagged “Six Pixels Of Separation”

Software eats the world. Statements like that are all fine and dandy, until they start hitting a little too close to home. Software is knocking on the door of the advertising world, and many are none-too happy about it. While... Read more

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January 2, 2017 2:13 PM

My 3 Words For 2017 tagged “Six Pixels Of Separation”

Happy New Year! Welcome to 2017. What's your plan? It's the second day of the new year, and you are already stressing out... aren't you? (Maybe I'm just projecting). You've set up your resolutions. You've got your goals in place.... Read more

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December 31, 2016 7:15 AM

Six Links Worthy Of Your Attention #341 tagged “Six Pixels Of Separation”

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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December 30, 2016 3:31 PM

When Technology Knows More Than You tagged “Six Pixels Of Separation”

What really gets you excited about technology? Personally, it's one simple (yet complex) thing: technology blows my mind when it knows (and does) more than a human ever could. Maybe this is why stuff like YouTube, Twitter, etc... never really... Read more

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