What do you do when you can no longer go home for family dinners? This is the question our family recently faced when my sister and I relocated to Maryland this June, moving 588 miles away from our dad and our hometown in Lansing, MI.
Family dinners are important to the three of us and we were able to recreate the experience with Skype, an online video calling platform that allows you to call anyone, anywhere, for free. Every other Sunday my sister and I sit down for a Skype dinner with my dad. We each cook the …read more
Social media, mobile technology, and word-of-mouth marketing have been serious game changers. People today are getting their news online. We’re watching TV on mobile devices and subscribing to magazine on tablets.
This lends to three points:
• Traditional advertising is dead.
• Content marketing is the new traditional advertising.
• Content is King.
Great content is a powerful marketing tool. Why? It can build community and tell a story about your organization, your company’s mission or your individual brand.
According to Entrepreneur.com, a HiveFire survey discovered that print, TV and radio advertising is being …read more
“You are today where your thoughts have brought you; you will be tomorrow where your thoughts take you.” ~ James Allen
Each year, Edge.org submits a profound question to cultural and scientific visionaries. More than 168 essays were collected in response to the question, “How is the Internet changing the way you think?” Responses ranged from odd and tongue-in-cheek to thought provoking. The Atlantic Wire highlighted some of the more piquant answers. “Language is Technology, Too” is one of the more fascinating. Below is an Atlantic Wire excerpt:
Language is a Technology, Too, quotes Stanford psychologist, Lera Boroditsky. Some technologies …read more