In the case of Instagram I was not an early adopter. Or even a late adopter. In fact it’s only been a few weeks since I got started. I was inspired to get into it while watching Matt Spicer’s Ingrid Goes West (Elizabeth Olsen image above, Aubrey Plaza below). Is this the first Instagram movie? If you haven’t seen it, […]
The two day Northside Innovation Festival is a tremendous deluge of overlapping panels that takes place in a bunch of great venues including the Wythe Hotel, The Brooklyn Brewery and Kinfolk 94. And all within three minutes of my office. So perfect! I sat in on a slew of panels – inevitably of course curating […]
Building on the factoid that 75% of BuzzFeed’s views are not on their own site, here’s what RebelMouse has to say about websites: “Article pages are the new front page.” So content marketing is king now. Take that Home Page fans.
The online video channel world is still sorting itself out, and now it has been all over the mainstream press because of the recent digital upfronts. The big players are on the field. But many of these channels are created by individuals, not brands, and many of them have hundreds of thousands – no, […]
Here are some of the reasons you might do free or spec work for a “client”: You are doing it to stretch your own creative palette. It advances you directly along the route towards where you want to take your business or career. It changes your portfolio in such a way that you will […]
Growing your creative business is good, right? But while you are adding clients and staffers, your process and workflow is probably not going to survive intact. “It’s like watching the evolution of a small society,” says Anthropologist Krystal D’Costa – who also happens to be Production Director at digital marketing firm Tenthwave. From a start […]
To ask for payment for your work, it is imperative that you believe that the value you provide is worth paying for. Be clear: that is a very different belief from “I need the money.” If you have clarity about the value that you bring to the table and you have identified the buyer who […]
I do appreciate it when Google Now tells me I have to leave to get to a meeting on time, even though I didn’t ask it. I love that I can find my phone when it wanders, that I can get book recommendations that understand my taste, or find the best tacos near me. […]