Analytics, Apps, Branding, Channel, Consumer Behavior, Content, Digital, Distribution, Marketing, Mobile, Omnichannel, OTT, Social Media, Storytelling, Television

How media brands could be more in control of the user experience.

There’s no doubt that consumers are demanding better experiences, and retailers are giving them just that.  Are other industries reacting fast enough?   While living in Atlanta, an old building in Ponce de Leon Avenue that used to house Sears, Roebuck & Co. transformed into a vibrant chef-quality food hall, where some retailers established their… Continue reading How media brands could be more in control of the user experience.

Branding, Career, Content, Digital, Education, Management, Marketing, Personal Branding, Storytelling

Are you fluent in Marketer?

Reflections on a marketing convention Little after Hector Hernandez, Chief Digital Officer at McCann, finished talking, that feeling of wonder kicked in.  I was fascinated understanding the importance of brand value.  Hector was so clear in his explanation and the concept registered immediately... but then a million questions started popping in my head regarding the… Continue reading Are you fluent in Marketer?

Branding, Career, Content, Digital, Education, Management, Marketing, Personal Branding, Storytelling

What I am is what I am…Are you what you are or what?

Reflections on a marketing convention I’ve been sitting on a metaphoric approach to my career, and I’ve always envisioned me as a product in the need of a customer to show interest and buy me.  I’ve envisioned my next career move as B2C transaction, until I discovered I could take a different approach, a B2B… Continue reading What I am is what I am…Are you what you are or what?

Apps, Branding, Career, Channel, Content, Crowdculture, Digital, Education, Marketing, Niche, Personal Branding, Storytelling

Don’t let your message become frozen food.

Tour de force… I love the power in that phrase.  Tour de force has been stuck in my brain for a couple of days now, and is hard for me to tell why.  Tour de force… Tour de force. I wanted to use this simple yet powerful phrase to start this blog post, until I… Continue reading Don’t let your message become frozen food.

Branding, Career, Consumer Behavior, Content, Crowdculture, Digital, Education, Marketing, Niche, Personal Branding, Social Media, Storytelling

WHO LIVES, WHO DIES, WHO TELLS YOUR STORY – Part 1

...thoughts on personal branding and storytelling Part 1 I want to make a pause...   I feel it’s time to make a pause, and reflect for a little bit on this journey that started last year and that will be coming to an end in 2 months with our graduation as Masters of Science in… Continue reading WHO LIVES, WHO DIES, WHO TELLS YOUR STORY – Part 1

Branding, Consumer Behavior, Content, Digital, Education, Management, Marketing, Personal Branding

Can you feel the evolution?

When Dong Nguyen, developer of the mobile game “Flappy Bird”, announced that planned to  remove the game from the App Store and Google Play, the internet went crazy.  People who had the game installed prior to the cancellation tried selling their phones on eBay.  Back in 2014, the prices went as high as $90000 for… Continue reading Can you feel the evolution?

Apps, Branding, Digital, Gamification, Marketing, Mobile, Social Media

Some Hairy Promotion

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. One of those adventures early-adopting apps, took me to Foursquare, as defined by Wired Magazine: “a once-hyped social media company, known… Continue reading Some Hairy Promotion

Apps, Branding, Career, Consumer Behavior, Digital, Distribution, Marketing, Mobile

Apple Music is my “Groundhog Day”

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”

Branding, Career, Consumer Behavior, Content, Digital, Email, Management, Personal Branding, Storytelling

The “Chicken or The Egg” of Procrastination

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

Branding, Consumer Behavior, Content, Digital, Education, Management, Marketing, Movies, Social Media, Storytelling

Here’s an antidote for content saturation… Your Welcome.

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.