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February 19, 2014 7:35 PM

16 Billion Things To Think About tagged “Text Messaging”

It keeps happening. Something pops up on Twitter, or in your Facebook newsfeed or via email that has you shaking your head in disbelief. There is probably no topic (this week) that caused this kind of visceral reaction more than... Read more

By Mitch Joel


January 8, 201411:56 PM

Did Google Just Kill Email? tagged “Text Messaging”

Don't know someone's email address? No need to fret, Google is here. Confused? Don't be. Let's go back in time to a blog post titled, Is Google+ About To Make Facebook Frown?, from January 2012: "Google has the power (and... Read more

By Mitch Joel


August 7, 2013 2:11 PM

Random Acts Of Business Kindness tagged “Text Messaging”

What have we become? Whether we're looking at last month's cover of Fast Company magazine (where Baratunde Thurston is pleading with us to #unplug) or checking out what Arianna Huffington is doing with GPS For The Soul and beyond, we... Read more

By Mitch Joel


April 8, 2013 2:39 PM

Bitcoins And The Future Of Business tagged “Text Messaging”

Facebook is a license to print money. As far as social media goes and the growth of online social networking, it's hard not to have Facebook be the first thing that comes to mind when you think of new media,... Read more

By Mitch Joel


March 5, 201312:21 PM

The Other Story Of The Smartphone tagged “Text Messaging”

When you think of smartphones, what do you think of? Most people interested in media, marketing and technology think of smartphones as the device that is putting the PC world to rest. Yes, personal computers are still pervasive, but the... Read more

By Mitch Joel


November 20, 201212:28 PM

Two Steps To Success tagged “Text Messaging”

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


July 3, 201210:12 AM

The New Electricity tagged “Text Messaging”

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


December 29, 201112:56 PM

The Year Of Mobile? Sounds Like The Month Of The Smartphone tagged “Text Messaging”

Are smartphones now mass? By the sounds of the MediaPost article, Santa's Surprise: Smartphones Go Mass (published yesterday), it's definitely moving in that direction... rapidly. This is one of those moments when the Marketing industry must give pause. We're not... Read more

By Mitch Joel


November 23, 2011 7:35 PM

The Mobile Imperative tagged “Text Messaging”

There's a sad truth about mobile, but I don't want to hear it. Smartphones are becoming more and more popular and the same can be said about the meteoric rise of the tablet (with the iPad as the clear leader),... Read more

By Mitch Joel


August 18, 2011 9:27 PM

The Internet Is Not Evil tagged “Text Messaging”

It's easy to blame technology, Social Media and even Facebook when people do bad things. Please watch this: "Guns don't kill people. People kill people." I actually don't believe that. I'd prefer a world without weapons. That being said, the... Read more

By Mitch Joel


June 14, 201110:27 PM

QR Codes And The Great Lunchbag Letdown tagged “Text Messaging”

Mobile Marketing professionals are very excited about QR codes and their marketing prowess. I'm a little less excited. In theory, QR Codes sound awesome. Your consumer sees an advertisement that engages them, they whip out their mobile device, snap a... Read more

By Mitch Joel


January 24, 201110:19 PM

Good Old Fashioned Values tagged “Text Messaging”

If we use our traditional values in this now-digital world, we're going to fall behind... faster. I have the pleasure of speaking in front of audiences that are both large and small all over the world. This gives me a... Read more

By Mitch Joel


November 7, 2009 8:33 AM

Email Still Matters tagged “Text Messaging”

Email is dead. Right. Along with Blogging, Podcasting and everything else. But how true is that statement when it comes to getting business done? Do teens email as much as they text? Probably not. Teens have not been culturally stewed... Read more

By Mitch Joel


January 15, 2009 6:39 AM

The Great Untethering Of Marketing tagged “Text Messaging”

Mobile is no longer about what you can do on your cell phone. Mobile is all about doing more, all of the time. A long while back, I made a decision to make the switch from marketing on the Internet... Read more

By Mitch Joel


November 5, 200812:12 PM

It Was Impossible To Get A Conversation Going tagged “Text Messaging”

"It was impossible to get a conversation going, everybody was talking too much." - Yogi Berra. Rob Walker - the New York Times Magazine columnist of, Consumed, author of the best-selling book, Buying In - The Secret Dialogue Between What... Read more

By Mitch Joel


October 23, 200810:19 PM

Nobody Uses Email Anymore tagged “Text Messaging”

Young people don't use email anymore. They see it as a traditional form of communication. They use it to thank their grandparents for a Birthday gift (or other times when they have to speak with old people). The above was... Read more

By Mitch Joel


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