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Who Actually Still Watches TV? The Old

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One trend that I continue to share is the decline (and IMO inevitable death) of cable TV and the dumb pipe overall. It is obsolete technology that lives on purely due to habitual behavior of some.

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September 8, 2014 Author Adam Singer In Digital Marketing and PR
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Six Measurement Practices PR Pros Can Borrow From Marketers

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Way before “PR” or “marketing” came to be, humans were doing something both disciplines hold (or claim to hold) dear: telling stories. So if telling stories is core to what we do, – and it is, as we tell our brands’ or clients’ stories to improve awareness, reputation…

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August 20, 2014 Author Guest Author In Digital Marketing and PR
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Today’s Chinese Customer: Living at the Speed of Light

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Confusion reigns around the question of engaging today’s Chinese consumer. The question holds lucrative promise for those who can answer it, as China’s Internet economy is rivaling America’s in terms of scope, and eclipsing the West’s in terms of growth.

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August 19, 2014 Author Guest Author In Digital Marketing and PR
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A New PR Resource For Search Visibility & Measurement

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In many ways, PR is still run the way it was in web 1.0: very very far behind the times. But we are making progress as more entrepreneurs and investors see PR as a wide-open opportunity – especially in terms of technological innovation.

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July 30, 2014 Author Guest Author In Digital Marketing and PR
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HBO Doesn’t Get It, (Still) Forces Cable TV On Users For Streaming

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I really, really want to pay for HBO’s content. But I do not want cable TV. Or any ‘dumb pipe.’ I’ve written about this time and time again and having never paid for cable TV since moving out of my parent’s house in early 2000s I’m not being forced into a world of subsidizing content I don’t want or can’t timeshift.

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July 29, 2014 Author Adam Singer In links, quick bits
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Soon Everyone Will Own A Smartphone

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I previously shared research on smartphone ownership that showed more than 50% of Americans own a smartphone. In that post I noted the day will come sooner rather than later that everyone has one: of all ages and demographics.

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July 8, 2014 Author Adam Singer In links, quick bits