In a recent Last Week Tonight, John Oliver flies all the way to Russia to meet with Edward Snowden, whistleblower, for an exclusive interview. Only…the interview turns into a poignant lesson about audience development. First off, I should reveal that I have a bias. I think that Snowden was heroic for exposing the truth. He took […]
Welcome 2015. New year. New home. New job. 2014 was quite a year! It started out without too much fuss. Carlos and I spent our first NYE in Toronto, ringing in 2014. By February, I was offered a job at MSLGROUP Canada. In July, Carlos and I went to Palm Springs where we joined 400 other […]
I’ve read more than a few articles that sensationalize the large dollar amounts that Digital Influencers are making. I’ve also overheard many people having conversations about this that indicate they think this is frivolous. I want to tell you that when I hear anyone snicker at what Digital Influencers are making, I automatically think: That […]
So now that you understand that working with Digital Influencers is important and you are starting to recognize who they are and what makes them tick, it’s important to understand HOW you work with them. One dimension of this is understanding the types of content that they are producing on a regular basis. Part of […]
Now that we’ve established the growing power of the digital influencer and their ability to engage your audience on a deep and meaningful level, let’s dive into why they’ve become such powerhouses.
There is a new influencer in town. She’s part celebrity, part media, part spokesperson and nothing like you’ve ever dealt with before.
The good news is that the new rules are fun to follow. The bad news is that digital culture is almost opposite to brand culture, so adopting them will take some time and leaps of faith.
Follow my blog with Bloglovin [Row of Unemployed from Flickr Commons] I’m afraid. Truly. I’m afraid of where we’re headed. We live in a world where the basic storyline goes something like this: we are born, we get educated, we go to work, we earn money, we buy a house and get hitched and have […]
I love this stuff, so I just have to share. Sorry if it seems gratuitous or ‘braggy’. I don’t mean it that way. This might be the coolest thing I’ve done for my career in quite sometime. This week, I signed up to try out an Aptitude Test product by YouScience called Latitude. For a […]
Well 2013…let’s take stock. At the end of 2012, I declared you would be my year of Triumph. And yes, there were many triumphs this year: I played a strong role in the triumph of Justin Trudeau as Liberal Leader (I was part of a very tiny team that ran his social media strategy and […]