The New Millennial Tradition of Non-Traditional Jobs
When I was growing up, ‘the workforce’ seemed like a great machine, an infinite collection of gears, springs and balance-wheels, working in sync to keep the pace of the world. It was a nice image, and still is, if you think about it, but it’s a picture where the whole is beautiful, but the roles of the small, individual parts aren’t glamorous or exciting, merely procedural. When I was a kid, entering the workforce meant becoming a cog, an important functionary of a larger machine, but not as an individual – a cog can always be replaced, manufactured and engineered. Continue reading In Market vs. For Company
The picture is the more immediate headline. Visuals hit the audience right away, before they even have time to process the who, when, why and meaning of any words. Repeatedly, in marketing consulting meetings I emphasize the role of imaginary in our social feeds. In a ‘failed app’ of a past life (MapShot!), I curated a list of pictures to showcase the value of categorizing remarkable pictures by location. For everything has a time and a place. And so, from archives of failures, I now present to you, The 563 Most Vibrant Pictures on the Internet (and their less enticing headlines by yours truly). Just browse or hit ‘control+F’ to search for a keyword of the picture you are looking for.
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Many great people have said many great things about marketing over the years, so we decided to gather up 54 of our favorite quotes in this list.Marketing is about storytelling and conversation – how will these important thoughts affect your story, and the stories you tell?
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Content marketing is storytelling that creates valuable content to attract a consistent audience, and drive that audience to take action that is profitable for the company.
On a recent walk down Mission Street in San Francisco Continue reading Content Marketing and The Scratch Off Lotto
Should vs. Can. Should Marketing be more like Art? Should Art be more like Marketing? Can either change? At the end of the day, both art and marketing result in impressions, engagements, and experiences created by content. On Quora, some great people provided some great definitions of the line between Art & Marketing.
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Three months ago, an old friend from high school sent me a simple message on AngelList.
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On June 1st, I started the “ART + Marketing” Medium Publication to share more about how share cool shit. To date, we’re at 2,200+ subscribers, 38 contributors and you are welcome to join the movement. Read more:
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