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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.

Infographic: The Acceptance of Paying for News is Growing

Statista Infographics--This graphic shows the share of people that paid for online news in 2017 in selected countries.
June 15, 2018 Go to Statista Infographics

How I grew CoSchedule into a $5MM+ SaaS company | Copywriting for startups and marketers

Copywriting for startups and marketers--Wonder at some companies' meteoric growth? Garrett Moon, co-founder of CoSchedule, spills the secrets on how they went from night-owl jam sessions to 8,000+ customers. In fewer than 4 years.
June 14, 2018 Go to Copywriting for startups and marketers

Report: Circulation, revenue and employment are all down at U.S. newspapers

Poynter--The challenges facing U.S. newspapers, where employment has dropped 45 percent since 2004
June 14, 2018 Go to Poynter

This Entrepreneur Used Kickstarter, A VC And Two Accelerators To Fund Her Assault Prevention Startup

Forbes--Jacqueline Ros, 26, is the cofounder of Revolar, a Denver-based startup that produces an alert device designed to help people who feel they are in physical danger. Her motivation was personal: Her younger sister had been the victim of two assaults. The user presses the rectangular plastic Revolar, the size of a key chain, and it sends a signal to five designated loved ones who know to phone immedi
June 13, 2018 Go to Forbes

7 Tips to Maintaining a Blogging Schedule Throughout the Summer

Perfectly Imperfct--Trying to get in the summer groove can be difficult, but not impossible. Here are 7 tips to maintaining a blogging schedule throughout the summer.
June 13, 2018 Go to Perfectly Imperfct

The Simple Morning Ritual Ashton Kutcher Uses to Skyrocket His Productivity

Inc.com--With one tweak to his routine, the actor-turned-investor managed to break free of others' demands on his time.
June 11, 2018 Go to Inc.com

Notorious Kindle Unlimited abuser has been booted from the bookstore

TechCrunch--A few levels past the bestsellers and sci-firomanceadventure titles on Kindle Unlimited, in the darkest corners of the Kindle Direct Publishing market, there are books that are made entirely out …
June 11, 2018 Go to TechCrunch

Silicon Valley is stumped: Even A.I. cannot always remove bias from hiring

CNBC--Silicon Valley-funded start-ups claim their AI software can eliminate human bias in job-hiring. A new group of wary algorithm auditors would like to take a look at the code.
June 01, 2018 Go to CNBC

Stop Asking People for Free Work - Jillian Ashley Blair Ivey - Medium

Medium--A few months ago, an old friend reached out. A former colleague of hers was looking for some help getting his organization’s name out in…
June 01, 2018 Go to Medium