A Tale of Two Publishers: And What Every Business Needs to Know

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It is the best of times and the worst of times for some businesses. Many look at the world and see the opportunities of being data rich, customer centric, and nimble while others imagine they can bring their old school thinking to the new media, always-on connected customer. They sit cross-fingered … [Read more...]

A Marketing Optimization Fitness Plan

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Is your corporate metabolism a bit sluggish? Are you dragged down by the weight of meeting-itis? Do you need more energy and resources to respond to the ever-increasing demands of your customers? Well I wish I could tell you about the next magical black box, with the persuasive infomercial that … [Read more...]

The Future of Publishing and Advertising

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No one knows exactly when the first advertisement was published on a printing press. We do know: In 1609, a British newspaper published an ad for migration opportunities to America. For hundreds of years, ads and print went hand and hand. Then came the Internet. AT&T was the first to pay HotWired to … [Read more...]

6 Marketing Secrets Not Worth Sharing

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In the space of a few weeks I've had my material "ripped off" twice. One instance was OK by me, but one instance was not. The differences open up important questions at the forefront of the new rules involving content, sharing, social media, and copyrights. Today, ideas spread quickly. Volumes of … [Read more...]