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A blog and links to articles that look at product and marketing trends and ideas in the technology and media spaces. And other random stuff that I think about.

How to Use Facebook Group Units to Organize Your Content

socialmediaexaminer--Discover how to create and use units to organize the content and resources available in your Facebook group.
May 22, 2018 Go to socialmediaexaminer

People who watch 'The Crown' are different than other Netflix users in two ways

Fast Company--As cord-cutting goes more mainstream, Netflix has been looking for ways to attract more TV watchers who fall outside its typical demographic. For instance, it successfully tapped into Gen-X nostalgia with the ’80s-obsessed Stranger Things. Now it looks like it has another success story on its hands with The Crown. Season two of the British … May 21, 2018 Go to Fast Company

Morgan Stanley Pegs YouTube's Valuation At $160 Billion, Above Disney, Comcast, And Netflix - Tubefilter

Tubefilter--The investment bank also said that YouTube’s new subscription services could be a major revenue driver in the future, given that music is the most-watched type of content on the platform.
May 21, 2018 Go to Tubefilter

Hulu vs. YouTube TV vs. Sling TV vs. DirecTV Now vs. PlayStation Vue: Channel lineups compared

CNET--Sling TV, DirecTV Now, YouTube TV, Hulu and PlayStation Vue are all vying for your cord-cutting dollar. Here's how the top 100 channels stack up.
May 21, 2018 Go to CNET

Cable Has Lost 3.4 Million TV Customers Since 2012

DSL Reports--News: The cord cutting phenomenon saw a slight slowdown during the first quarter, with the nation's biggest pay TV providers losing "e;just"e; 305,000 subscribers during the first quarter. According to the
May 21, 2018 Go to DSL Reports

How the Math Men Overthrew the Mad Men

The New Yorker--Advertising has always been about the search for perfect targeting data, paving the way for the annihilating power of Google and Facebook.
May 21, 2018 Go to The New Yorker

This Is How a Newspaper Dies

POLITICO Magazine--It’s with a spasm of profits.
May 21, 2018 Go to POLITICO Magazine

Why you should never have a data room - the most counter-intuitive fund-raising advice you'll ever

Both Sides of the Table--I’m about to offer you some fund-raising advice that flies directly in the face of what most conventional wisdom will tell you.
May 19, 2018 Go to Both Sides of the Table

Reaching Peak Meeting Efficiency - Learning By Shipping

Learning By Shipping--Meetings are undeniably the most important tool for build a high-performance team with shared values
May 15, 2018 Go to Learning By Shipping