I once suffered from an infinite app curiosity mania, probably related to the fact that being in the news business I felt that I had to be on top of all news and trends. That informal condition got me in trouble once, because I downloaded apps without reading the descriptions, and when Tinder came out,… Continue reading Some Hairy Promotion
Yeah, I’ve been nudged, you’ve been nudged, we’ve all been nudged. Once, I bought travelers insurance because it was the default option at check out and didn’t bother to uncheck the little box before confirming the purchase. Never again. The other day my daughter downloaded a “free app” that had an “auto renew” default… Continue reading Apple Music is my “Groundhog Day”
You probably don’t need to read the headlines of WhatsApp’s CoFounder telling a group of students at Stanford to delete their Facebook accounts, or read about executives abandoning Facebook over privacy issues to understand that the company is undergoing a period of changes. And it’s easy to jump into the criticism wagon and complain retroactively.… Continue reading Hey Facebook, I know… It’s really hard to say I’m sorry
Do you procrastinate because of your cluttered workspace, or do you clutter you workspace because you need an excuse to procrastinate? That is my “Marie Kondo Chicken or The Egg” paradigm… And I’ll tell you why… I didn’t clutter my space because I was a procrastinator. I used to procrastinate, because I cluttered. I used… Continue reading The “Chicken or The Egg” of Procrastination
It was past 1:00 am and I needed to call it a night. Right before going to bed, I had to do a last check on my Instagram, like if the world depended on it… I’m glad I did. Renowned research professor, Brene Brown had posted a message that felt like an invitation to disconnect…… Continue reading Here’s an antidote for content saturation… Your Welcome.
While pondering on operational launch activities, and all the efforts required to properly track and measure (utilizing the principle of fractional attribution, as described in the platformmarketer.com) the efforts in social media marketing or any marketing campaign, such as using different 1800 numbers to properly track direct mail campaigns, or create custom promotional codes to… Continue reading SUPPORT YOUR INDEPENDENT CONTENT PROVIDERS
Source: www.sarabaras.com (Sara Baras Oficial) Renowned Flamenco performer, Sara Baras, emphasizes in her documentary “All the Voices”, that we have to pay attention to the messages we hear. As she walks us through her career, she shares the importance of knowing your voice, and recognizing what’s the voice you want to listen to, the voice… Continue reading Are you an Empathizer or a Controller?
Back in the late 90’s, when I started working in Television as an intern, I looked and admired my colleagues interpreting the Nielsen ratings that were left on top of their desk the day after our programs aired. A lot of little numbers and boxes that separated the Household shares, and simple demographics: men and… Continue reading Why I’m Disrupting Myself…
When I was an adolescent living in Venezuela, I had an obsession with the music of The Beach Boys. In 1993, the only thing I wanted for my birthday was The Beach Boys Thirty Year Anniversary 5CD Box Set, and lucky me, that’s what I got. Inside the collection, there was a special edition bumper… Continue reading #WHOAREYOU?
After MIT Technology review published an article on how all hipsters look alike, they received a complaint from a man, claiming that he was offended because the publication had used his picture to illustrate the story. In a bizarre turn of events, and sort of like a 3 dimensional confirmation, the man complaining about the… Continue reading Here Comes Metadata to Save the Day