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Michael Brenner

5 Key Tips On Setting Up Your Content Marketing Hub

Content Marketing Hub

Another in our “Great Articles You may have missed” series. Michael Brenner reminds us that for all of it’s undoubted importance in any marketing strategy, Social Media IS NOT a Content Marketing hub. He then provides 5 actionable tips on how to create a vibrant hub First: Some Social Media Survey Results According to the…


Andy Capaloff

Does Over-Hyping Contribute to Overwhelm?

Overwhelm

Many articles begin with cautions to readers about the ever-increasing volume of knowledge at our fingertips, and how that leads to overwhelm. Commentaries abound around how we might stand out from the crowd. Due to this natural need, the pace of over-hyping and over-labeling has also increased. This trend is at its most obvious in…



Artem Welker

Why People do not Choose What Content They Consume

 The Illusion of Choice People believe that it is purely their choice, when they determine what to do, where to go, what kind of information to consume. Is it? Not really. It started thousands of years ago and continues to this day, – most of people’s actions are under the influence of their reference groups.…


Jan Gordon

How To Never Run Out Of Content Ideas

By Mark Traphagen Do you have a “sixth sense” for great content ideas? In the smash hit movie The Sixth Sense, eight-year-old Cole Sear has a problem. He sees something no one else sees: dead people. Though the boy is terrified by these visions, Dr. Malcolm Crowe, a child psychologist (played by Bruce Willis), helps him to…


Martin (Marty) Smith

Playing Serious Games For Business With Author Phaedra Boinodiris

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“Gamification is every bit at important as social media,” IBM’s Serious Games Manager Phaedra Boinodiris said this morning at Triangle Startup Factory. “I worry about the Trough of Disillusionment because gamification is about more than badges,” Phaedra continued. The fear is gamification is over hyped. Hype creates the illusion of simplicity. When gamifying a business…


Andy Capaloff

Why You Need to Question the Answers

Whereas the title of this post is borrowed unashamedly from a superb Mighty Mighty Bosstones album, the concept came from Greg Satelli (Digital Tonto) in his thought provoking 2010 post, The Stupidity Of Crowds.  He was talking about how the greatest success is for those who buck trends as opposed to following them.  How true…



Martin (Marty) Smith

Internet Marketing’s 3Cs: Content, Community, Conversion

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Hardest Thing You Will Ever Do Imagine the hardest thing you’ve ever done.  Riding a bicycle across America in the summer of 2010 was the hardest thing I’ve ever done. Martin’s Ride To Cure Cancer raised almost $30,000 for cancer research, was an amazing adventure and one of if not THE hardest thing I’ve attempted.…


Anastasia Ashman

Use Social Context To Connect

Is it just me (and my timelines), or is everyone suddenly talking about the unignorable power of social context? I often see patterns emerging across all my information feeds, from thousands of sources in my realms of culture, media and publishing, technology, marketing, entrepreneurship and leadership. What bubbles to the surface across multiple fields is…


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