The 2014 Revenue Summit — As Seen on Twitter

  Attendees Share Takeaways from Chicago Summit The 2014 Local Media Revenue Summit has assembled the best case studies to showcase new and innovative revenue streams. Senior level advertising managers and executives have gathered in Chicago this week to discuss new ideas and new ways to engage customers. Back by popular demand, we’ve grabbed some of…

Daily Must Reads

Good morning. Here are the media, tech, small biz, and culture stories people are talking about today, curated by Jeff Howland. How Instagram Became the Best Crisis PR by Maureen O’Connor, New York Magazine I Stand Corrected About the Best Kind of Desk by Emily Oster, FiveThirtyEight The Postmedia Chain is trying to rethink not just…

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Good morning. Here are the media, tech, small biz, and culture stories people are talking about today, curated by Jeff Howland. Arthur Sulzberger on the Firing of Jill Abramson: “I Would Have Done It Differently.” Sarah Ellison, Vanity Fair Twitter’s Reported Interest in SoundCloud may not have been about the music by David Meyer, GigaOm Why That…

3 Actionable Tips For Better Sales Management

Sales in the Digital Marketing Age When I try to sell something, it typically goes like this: “Excuse me, sorry to bother you, but would you be interested in something like this at all?” “No, thank you.” “OK, sorry for interrupting, I appreciate your time. Bye.” Thus, when I sought insight into publisher strategies for selling…

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The media, tech, small biz, and culture stories people are talking about today, curated by Jeff Howland. What The New York Times Innovation Report Says About the State (and Future) of Digital News Mark Potts, American Journalism Review Google is Reportedly Paying $1 Billion for Company that Livestreams Other People Playing Video Games – Here’s Why by…

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Weekend Reads 14

This Week’s Stories: media, tech, small biz, and culture By Jeff Howland The leaked New York Times innovation report is one of the key documents of this media age by Joshua Benton, Nieman Journalism Lab There are few things that can galvanize the news world’s attention like a change in leadership atop The New York…

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The media, tech, small biz, and culture stories people are talking about today, curated by Jeff Howland. New Yorker’s Auletta: Abramson “Wasn’t Fired Just Because of Pay Disparity” Evan McMurry, Mediaite Net Neutrality vote a make-or-break moment for the Internet by Craig Aaron & Timothy Karr, msnbc Google’s Already Being Asked To Kill Links People Don’t…

Cat Saves Boy – How it went viral

  If you’re emerging from underneath a rock, you should know we’ve reached peak Internet, with this startling video and GIF of a California boy being  saved by his cat. The boy has since received 10 stitches and is home recovering, however the Internet can’t get enough.   While virality emerges from a multitude of…

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The media, tech, small biz, and culture stories people are talking about today, curated by Jeff Howland. Google Glass Now Available to All, No Invitation Needed Adario Strange, Mashable Why Newsrooms Don’t Embrace Digital Tools by Howard Finberg, Poynter. All the News That’s Fit to Facebook by Alan D. Mutter, Editor & Publisher Copy Editors Carve…

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The media, tech, small biz, and culture stories people are talking about today, curated by Jeff Howland. Square Launch Turns Digital Receipts Into a Customer Feedback Tool Jason Del Ray, Recode Google Must Honor Requests to Delete Links, E.U. Court Says by James Kanter and Mark Scott, The New York Times Epic Fails of the Startup…