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A blog and links to articles that look at product and marketing trends and ideas in the technology and media spaces. And other random stuff that I think about.

What You Need To Know To Increase Mobile Checkout Conversions

Smashing Magazine--Data tells us that there are more mobile than desktop web visits. However, mobile conversion rates are still lagging behind those on desktop. This article will dig into why your mobile visitors are willing to ditch their purchases altogether.
May 08, 2018 Go to Smashing Magazine

How to Change Hair Color in Photoshop

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May 04, 2018 Go to YouTube

Black-Owned MoviePass Has 'Potential to Disrupt the Exhibition Industry'

EURweb--*MoviePass has been stirring up a lot buzz since the company lowered its subscription fee last August, and gaining over a million subscribers as a result. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar recently said that the company can help bring marginalized groups to theaters. What’s more, the black-owned subscription service has changed the movie-ticketing game, and it’s exhibitors find it infuriating.  Founded by …
May 01, 2018 Go to EURweb

Gender Swap: 14 Times Women Took Over Iconic Male Roles on TV

IndieWire--"Hannibal," "Legion," "Lost in Space," and "Battlestar Galactica" are just some of the TV shows that have gender-flipped a character from male to female.
April 22, 2018 Go to IndieWire

3 Tips for Building Social Influencers into Your Editorial Strategy

Publishing Executive--If our editorial teams are not the influencers on a topic in a social channel, who is? That’s the question today’s media brands need to grapple with.
April 20, 2018 Go to Publishing Executive

Cramer tracks the 'very close' race to $1 trillion between Apple, Amazon, Alphabet and Microsoft

CNBC--Jim Cramer examines four massive tech giants to see which one is most likely to win the race to a $1 trillion in market cap.
April 20, 2018 Go to CNBC

AT&T chief reveals plans for new streaming service -- in court

CNET--Revelation of new $15-a-month Watch service comes during antitrust fight over Time Warner merger.
April 20, 2018 Go to CNET

Denis Villeneuve, Sofia Coppola and More Filmmakers Pick the Best Films of the 21st Century

IndieWire--One thing both filmmakers can agree on: Jonathan Glazer's "Under the Skin" is an absolute masterpiece.
April 17, 2018 Go to IndieWire

Tronc cuts dozens of employees, including former Times Editor Lewis D'Vorkin

latimes.com--Tronc cut jobs ahead of its sale of the Los Angeles Times.
April 17, 2018 Go to latimes.com

Why Hollywood Refuses To Talk About Mike Myers

thebuzztube--After the success of Wayne’s World, Austin Powers and Shrek, you’d think Mike Myers would have a long, prolific career. But that hasn’t been the case.
April 15, 2018 Go to thebuzztube