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Things to Be Afraid Of.

“Marketing without a plan is like hiring builders before knowing if you want an office building or a swimming pool.” This is a little thought nubbin I shared on Facebook yesterday, which I was surprised and pleased to see got … Continue reading

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Monitizing Digital Media: Part 1

This week I was very fortunate to participate in a panel put on by Ogilvy and the Black Ivy Alum League called Monetizing Digital Media.  It was an intimate but very well attended event in Ogilvy’s new-ish building on 11th … Continue reading

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How Cat Cora is squandering her personal brand

But there’s something about this photo of Cat, and this whole concept, that’s just wrong to me. And I feel wrong about feeling that it’s wrong. Continue reading

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Your Friday Time Waster

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1cwTGcdZQ9w] Once again, evidence that avoiding work is a true art.  I’m off to Red Hook (upstate, not Brooklyn) to spend a few days sipping champagne in a hot tub and loving on Mr. Stuart Munch, my friend’s daschund.  It’ll … Continue reading

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SEO for Dummies, by Dummies

I always look at my WordPress stats, since I find it fun to obsess over metrics. A few days ago, I got a hit off the search terms “women in sweatpants and socks.” I don’t have any images of women … Continue reading

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Bringing Back Beautiful

Every few weeks, I find these gorgeous postcards mixed in with my mail. They come from my friend Ian K., an extraordinary calligrapher, designer, artists and juggler. And even though they’re from nowhere more exotic than Stamford, CT, from a … Continue reading

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The Micro Forecast: Data Portability

I want to put my flag in the ground now: data portability apps, the applications that allow your profile information and activity to be shared between sites, will become a fundamental part of social networking in 6 months to a … Continue reading

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