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I’m Speaking at Search Marketing Association

February 24, 2013

UPDATE: This event has been CANCELED due to imminent destruction by another massive snowstorm. Hopefully the metro will be melted enough by March 26 to reschedule. It’s my pleasure to join Josh McCoy and Kevin Pike on stage at the KCSEM event on Feb. 26. You can get full details here and register here. KCSEM’s event […]

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A Six-Minute Primer on Modern Web Design

January 9, 2013

If you haven’t yet, you should check out PBS’ web series “OFF BOOK” that explores trending art and communication formats through easy-to-consume 5-7 minute documentaries. One reason I like the series so much is that they actually got the episode on web design right. I mean, if they can capture the nuances of an ever-changing and […]

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Why Bing Matters

November 25, 2012

If you’re in the area this week and care about online marketing and entrepreneurship, you must show up at the November KCSEM event on Tuesday, 11/27 to hear Michelle Zung, Bing Evangelist. This will be a great event at a great venue; you can RSVP here. In the search marketing world, Bing is often overlooked, an “also […]

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Three Must Reads for Online Strategists

September 21, 2012

I read about online marketing and entrepreneurship a lot. Like, during breakfast, while stuck in traffic, over lunch, when rocking a baby, and right before closing my eyes. Over the last few months, these three posts have done more to inspire my online strategy and worldview than anything else I’ve read: Apple Is Going “Containment” […]

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A Tour of the Google “Fiber Space”

August 8, 2012

What could you do with 100 times faster internet? That’s the formerly-hypothethical question Google is helping potential customers answer in their new “Fiber Space” showroom. KC is the launch site for Google’s new fiberoptic network, and the tech behemoth is working hard to ensure KC becomes a successful launchpad for a nationwide push. I recently got […]

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Strategy vs. Tactics: a Reminder from Motorola’s Global CMO

July 24, 2012

I recently attended a presentation by Eduardo Conrado, the Global Chief Marketing Officer at Motorola Solutions, to the the Business Marketing Association. Before the presentation started, I unwittingly sat next to Eduardo, and got to discuss everything from where to find the best latin-american cuisine in Chicago, to Google’s recent acquisition of the consumer division […]

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Technology and Social Media: Why Startups Prevail

June 19, 2012

Every day, in every industry, a new entrant zooms past a long-time player. The embattled company watches in disbelief and despair as the startup gains awareness and customers faster than they’ve ever imagined possible. Pretty soon, the logarithmic growth of the startup meets and rockets past the former leader, leaving them scrambling to reinvent their […]

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