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There is an intense digital boxing match going on right now. In one corner, we’ve got Facebook – the behemoth, social heavyweight champion of the world. He’s got a mean right hook called EdgeRank. In the other corner, we’ve got nonprofits – the small but mighty collection of do-gooders just trying to make it to the […]

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Great video providing some key insights from GE, Intel, BMW and Goldman Sachs. Reinforcement of key trends around paid media and beyond from the folks behind great content marketing efforts and brand publishing platforms such as Intel IQ, GE Reports. Worthwhile three minute video.

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Write the following down and tape it next to your desk: Search = DO Social = BROWSE Are there points for crossover? Absolutely. But it’s not a 1:1 complete intersection at this juncture. What I’m calling attention to here is pure user intent and the customer journey. Too often I see content strategies distill into […]

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I’m a sucker for great storytelling. This did the trick. I’m also a huge, huge fan of follow up behind the scenes videos. Dig it. Happy Friday.

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In case you didn’t already know, Ira Glass is my storytelling hero. A couple weekends ago, I had a chance to see him speak for the third time and hence, the need to recap some takeaways in a third post on the topic. Ira’s talks are always pretty similar. He breaks down how to tell […]

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Over the past couple years, I’ve spent a lot of time analyzing skills, recruiting and interviewing candidates for digital marketing positions. Comes with the gig. Great talent is hard to come by and I happen to be very rigorous in the types of high-impact digital marketers I put on my team. Crazy, I know. There […]