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Did Apple Steal the Design for iPad From a 90s TV Show?

This post is not so much about Apple stealing a design from a Sci Fi show, but rather about how big sites manipulate your average Internet Joe into wasting his time on nonsense. The anatomy of the manipulation starts with a catchy headline, followed by a weak thesis, and asks the reader for the final […]

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Just the Tip…of the Influence Iceberg

In any industry, there is a very small number of top tier players, a large number of those who aspire to be like them, and a very large number of those who will live vicariously through the top tier. A good example of this is NFL. There are less than 200 professional NFL quarterbacks. And yet, […]

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Top Internet Sites and How They Got To Be That Way #Video

Last week, Mark Burgess asked me to speak to his students at Rutgers University about content marketing trends and futures. An opportunity to shape young minds?! I’m in! I replied. If you would like the read-version of this post, it’s here. WARNING: I’m in the business of changing minds, and you may not like everything […]

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Can Pinterest Predict the Outcome of the Election?

I was watching the Colbert Report and in it, Stephen Colbert laid out the profile of an undecided voter. The kind that will decide this election…or so they say. The undecided voter looks like this: Single white female 18-29 years old Employed, low income Didn’t graduate from college Doesn’t go to church Skipped the debate […]

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Huffington Post Now Powered by Triberr

My misgivings about big media sites using Triberr to spread their nonsense has been well documented. I believe in inclusion. It works. It’s the right thing to do. If I excluded them, then I would be no better than they are. So, Dan and I decided to allow them to use Triberr (for now), but at least we’ll […]

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Influence Expansion for Bloggers #TribeUpNYC Speaker @lenawest

I first met Lena on an airplane going to Salt Lake City leaving NYC. We were both headed to BlogPaws conference as speakers. Her keynote address was moving. It was inspired. It was simply amazing. And I’m a critical bastard. Then and there I knew I needed to have her speak at this conference that […]

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own a piece of the next big social network for yourself…

What is Twitter’s purpose? What is Facebook’s purpose? What is life’s purpose? I don’t mean to get heavy on your ass, but the answer to all 3 questions seams to be the same. To connect with other people. BAAM! Simple, right? The only benefit of Twitter is that we can make very weak connections with […]

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How To Trick Bloggers Into Linking To You

How do you get someone to link to you AND apologize for not doing it sooner? I have some thoughts on that… The Background A while back I published a post on Blog World about building a community of fanatics. I used Harley Davidson as a model community, and the post featured a photo of […]

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