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I’m Speaking at Marketing Festival 2019

I’m honored to announce that I’ll be speaking alongside segmentation superstar Mark Ritson, cranky copywriter Ryan Wallman, SEO seer Wil Reynolds, and Cambridge Analytica whistleblower Christopher Wylie at the next Marketing Festival in Prague in March 2019. Best. Lineup. Ever. Thanks for reading! Follow me on Twitter. See my marketing speaker page or marketing workshop page to have me […]

Facebook appears Russia’s biggest useful idiot in Vladimir Putin’s bold war

In a second and special The Promotion Fix column in The Drum today, I look at Robert Mueller’s indictments and discuss what it means for the future of social media and the high-tech world: Facebook appears Russia’s biggest useful idiot in Vladimir Putin’s bold war Well, Mark, you moved fast and broke things. Now, how are you […]

Your 2018 New Year’s Resolution: Ignore the digital hype and be channel-neutral

My new column for The Drum is out: The birth of any technology usually leads to enthusiastic overuse and then eventual moderation. Gartner’s Hype Cycle is a good visualization of the pattern. As the New Year approaches, many companies are climbing towards the Peak of Inflated Expectations by moving towards digital with abandon that just […]

Keynote Video: TV is Not Dying (Macau, November 2017)

The video from my keynote talk at CASBAA 2017 is in: TV is Not Dying — It’s Lies, Damn Lies, and Bad Media Statistics <span data-mce-type=”bookmark” style=”display: inline-block; width: 0px; overflow: hidden; line-height: 0;” class=”mce_SELRES_start”></span><span data-mce-type=”bookmark” style=”display: inline-block; width: 0px; overflow: hidden; line-height: 0;” class=”mce_SELRES_start”></span> Thanks for reading! Follow me on Twitter. See my marketing […]