Dave Winer posted an interesting question on Facebook: Why do people love Slack? The question caught my eye for a couple of reasons: 1.) We have just started using Slack at Kaleidico with amazingly quick adoption and success, and 2.) One of the first replies was “people hate email,” which I have heard often as […]
One of the primary objectives of any digital marketing agency is to influence the influencers. This is a much bigger challenge than most realize for a variety of reasons. Determining influencers, from the outside, is time consuming research Monitoring influencers, across a variety of industries, is challenging Engaging influencers, as an outsider, is clumsy Influencing […]
Image via Wikipedia Another software gem from Dave Winer–be a user and listen to users. Hopefully, he will continue to build out this advice, but I thought it was valuable to pull it out and highlight here: 1. Be a user. Develop apps you yourself have a use for. If you don’t have a feeling […]
Stowe Boyd, of /message trickled into my RSS stream and tickled one of my ongoing projects. You see, Stowe is thinking about appliances and applications that “eavesdrop” on our streams and take action. His idea swirls around travel and event planning. Mine, around sales. Let’s take a look at what one of these applications might […]
0. Twitter is a coral reef 1. Twitter has tons (maybe more than a million) of users 2. It’s a social ecosystem 3. Everyone can create their own experience 4. You can listen to your customers 5. It creates competitive advantage 6. Journalist use it 7. It’s just fun–try it!
From one of the smartest guys in the software business, Joel Spolsky: I’ve never learned as much about business strategy as I did from the simple infantry concept called fire and motion (it’s also sometimes referred to as fire and movement). Here is how it works. You fire at the enemy. That’s the fire part. […]
In case you missed it, Mint won the TechCrunch40 Top Tech Company Award. Mint is a new simple way for you to manage your money online. At first glance, it seems to be a more intuitive and user-friendly personal accounting replacement for Intuit’s Quicken. However, as you begin using Mint you begin to note how […]