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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.

Ads Are Killing the Web: Are You Part of the Problem?

Content Marketing Institute--Forget crappy ads. Go all in for valuable content online. Get the six steps for digitally decent content for your brand – Content Marketing Institute
October 15, 2017 Go to Content Marketing Institute

How do you hire a marketing technologist?

--Employers and candidates may not even be speaking the same language in this emerging sector. So how do you stand out and connect with top talent in a competitive market?
October 15, 2017 Go to article

At Global Frankfurt, Publishing Is Local, Political

Beyond the Book--In 1989, the last time French authors and publishers were Guest of Honor at Frankfurt Book Fair the Berlin Wall still stood. Yet in 2017, along the miles of aisles across multiple trade show comple…
October 15, 2017 Go to Beyond the Book

10 Things Confident People Won't Do

--In The Empire Strikes Back, when Yoda is training Luke to be a Jedi, he demonstrates the power of the Force by raising an X-wing fighter from a swamp. Luke mutters, “I don’t believe it.” Yoda replies, “That is why you fail.”
October 13, 2017 Go to article

58% of Publishers: Time Is Biggest Tech Obstacle

Publishing Executive--Research conducted by Publishing Executive indicates that 58% of Publishers Say Lack of Time Is Biggest Obstacle to Tech buying
October 03, 2017 Go to Publishing Executive

The 3 Keys to Bargaining With Anyone, According to an FBI Hostage Negotiator

Inc.com--Christopher Voss explains the principles that will help with your next negotiation, no matter if it's over a mundane issue or it's life or death.
September 29, 2017 Go to Inc.com

These To-Do List Methods Will Help You Finally Get Organized

Fast Company--Everyone works differently, so we’ve gathered nine different approaches to organizing your daily tasks.
September 28, 2017 Go to Fast Company

How Much Does it Cost to Self-Publish a Book?

The Reedsy Blog--How much does editing, design and formatting a book cost? We have combined data from 2,000+ quotes into a simple infographic on the cost of self-publishing.
September 25, 2017 Go to The Reedsy Blog

Mobile Reading Habits Require New Approach to Publishing

Beyond the Book--“Your smartphone likes message-based information. It doesn’t handle long, endless scrolling of data very well. So, the first thing we looked at is how do we disaggregate information and then put it…
September 25, 2017 Go to Beyond the Book

Equifax mistakenly told consumers worried about its data breach to go to a spoof site

Business Insider--On Twitter, company representatives pointed consumers to a site set up specifically to point out a problem with the company's security, according to the...
September 20, 2017 Go to Business Insider