Summary: I don’t know if this is a crisis-management case, a human-rights case, a triumph of the vigilantes, or what. Normally, when some radical group takes out 20,000 Twitter accounts, a brand like Twitter has a real reason to be alarmed. In this case, they were the accounts of 20,000 members of one of the world’s craziest terrorist groups: ISIS.
A few years back at SXSW, the ubiquity of QR codes earned that promising AR-like technology the conference crown, in spite of its obvious flaws. The previous year, it was the geo-locating, Mayor-making check-in app FourSquare that emerged as the clear winner, especially for night crawlers and humble braggers. Show More Summary
No one complains of having spent an entire day doing 'productive work'. Busywork, on the other hand, is mindnumbing. It's possible that if you have a job where your tasks (your busy-ness) is programmed by someone else, that being busy...
Your prospective customers absolutely can afford your products or services. Here’s what really stops people buying from you. Plus, how to remove these barriers so you make more sales or attract more clients. You’re attracting enquiries from the wrong people. Show More Summary
The Goodwill partnership enables consumers to send off their used clothing and shoes to the needy in Levi's shipping boxes
As part of a the drinks brand's #Heineken100 program, a set of homeware goods signals a potential move into the interiors industry
Cognac icon, Hennessy, tapped a celeb-studded judging panel featuring Shepard Fairey and Nas for their 5th annual partnership with Pratt Institute in New York City
With World AIDS Day aroud the corner, Durex wants your help to make #CondomEmoji a part of our texting vocabulary
Weekend Favs November Twenty One written by John Jantsch read more at Duct Tape Marketing My weekend blog post routine includes posting links to a handful of tools or great content I ran across during the week. I don’t go into depth about the finds, but encourage you check them out if they sound interesting.…
It's absurd to think of going to a book group meeting and opining about a book you didn't even read. More rude: Going to a PhD seminar and participating in the discussion without reading the book first. And of course,...
Company: Havas Edge Location: Carlsbad, California Industry: Not Specified Job Status: Full Time
There are only a handful of truly culture-driven companies. (There’s a lot of talk, there’s a lot of values statements, but little actual culture.) Real culture is hard. It’s hard because it takes emotion, introspection, commitment, and endless hard work. It’s also hard because it requires a different kind of recruiting. You have to make […]
Company: Blue Flame Thinking Location: Chicago, Illinois Industry: Not Specified Career Level: Early Career (1+ yrs experience) Minimum Education: Bachelor's
Each of us understands that different people are swayed by different sorts of arguments, based on different ways of viewing the world. That seems sort of obvious. A toddler might want an orange juice because it's sweet, not because she's...
This article was originally published on December 19, 2014 on TheHill.com. Earlier this week, the world looked on in horror as terrorists attacked a school and killed over a hundred children, but few in the media and the public at large have really dug in to the historical and political context at play. Show More Summary
Last year, we bought 44 acres of land in northeast Austin to build a brand new campus for my company, GasPedal. It’s been our dream to have a place to make our own that’s both communal and private, where we can collaborate in shared spaces, but also retreat to somewhere quiet when we need to. […]
He was 62 years old.
The 90-second spot will run online globally and on broadcast in China, Spain and South Korea.
(He's never done this before.)
Penguin cake, anyone?