Daily Must Reads

Welcome to May. Here are the media, tech, small biz, and culture stories people are talking about today, curated by Jeff Howland. The New York Times Is Not Going to Turn into BuzzFeed by Susan B. Glaser, Politico Magazine Why Facebook’s New App Links Are a Big Deal by Christina Warren, Mashable Why LinkedIn is Morphing From…

Daily Must Reads

Why a Quarter of Americans Don’t Trust Their Employers by Gretchen Gavett, Harvard Business Review Digital Startups Are Teaching the Big Guys Some Lessons by Michelle Castillo, Adweek The New York Times is Finally Getting Its Swagger Back by John McDuling, Quartz Facebook: The World’s Biggest Direct-Markteting Company by John Cassidy, The New Yorker Instagram is…

Daily Must Reads

Despite Twitter Backlash, NYPD Plans to Expand Social Media Efforts by J. David Goodman, The New York Times New Vulnerability Found in Every Single Version of Internet Explorer by Ashley Feinberg, Gizmodo NewFronts Begin: New York Times Pitches Surge of Digital Video by Michael Sebastian, AdAge New Twitter Ads Will Preview Company Websites  by Kurt…

Selling In An Era of Disruptive Innovation

Tips for Selling in an Era of Disruptive Innovation By: Nicole McQuestion, Business Development Manager: Media Partners I’m putting together some quick sales tips to share with media organizations who are making the jump to a digital marketing agency. I decided to craft a careful list of successful sales habits or traits, techniques that I have witnessed bring…

In the Burrow with Jennifer Shone

Questions for a Honey Badger by Jeff Howland Jennifer Shone recently celebrated one year with Dream Local Digital. I caught up with her to see what she’s been up to, what inspires her, and also to get her insider advice for businesses today. What you were doing before Dream Local Digital? I was working for a…

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Weekend Reads 6

 This Week’s Stories: media, tech, small biz, and culture By Jeff Howland Facebook’s New Secret Sauce by Will Oremus, Slate On any given day, Mark Zuckerberg says, 63 percent of Facebook’s 1.28 billion users log into the site. And the proportion of users who log in at least six days a week has now surpassed…

Daily Must Reads

The media, tech, small biz, and culture stories people are talking about today, curated by Jeff Howland. Apple’s Cook on New Products: ‘Take the Time to Get it Right’ by Daisuke Wakabayashi, WSJ Net Neutrality: The FCC Thinks We’re Idiots or Doesn’t Care by Stacey Higginbotham, GigaOm The Term “Social Media” is Way Overused by Ev…

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Which Cities Sleep in, and Which Get to Work Early by Nate Silver, FiveThirtyEight Is There an Ad Model for Explainer Journalism? by Lucia Moses, Digiday Facebook Just Proved It’s the Future of Mobile Advertising by Ryan Tate, Wired Anonymous Sources: Leaving journalism’s false god behind by John Christie, Poynter Why Your Job Could Be…

Daily Must Reads

The media, tech, small biz, and culture stories people are talking about today, curated by Jeff Howland. Ahead of High Court Hearing, Aereo Makes Its Case  by Christine Lagorio-Chafkin Don’t F*ck Up the Culture by Brian Chesky, Medium Apple and Nike Gearing Up for Big Announcement this Fall by Roy Latke, Geektime No Matter What I…

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Weekend Reads 5

This Week’s Stories: media, tech, small biz, and culture By Jeff Howland A Broken Place: The Spectacular Failure of a Startup That Was Going to Change the World by Max Chafkin, Fast Company With almost $1 billion in funding and ambitions to replace petroleum-based cars with a network of cheap electrics, Shai Agassi’s Better Place…