Would you like to increase your readership? How about boosting downloads for your latest white paper or newly-launched digital product? The secret to success sometimes lies in the obvious. While you may have placed a sign-up field for your newsletter or added a new product to your e-commerce site, your job as a content marketer doesn’t […]
Phil Kline is no technophile. He doesn’t own an iPod, even though he was involved in marketing the shuffle. He doesn’t own a TiVo because he doesn’t watch TV. And forget the Blackberry. In fact, he could almost be a technophobe by today’s standards if it weren’t for pioneering and orchestrating what he calls an […]
Georgetown graduates make trial motions, not hit records. Tell that to John Alagia, and he’ll laugh out loud, because he’s been the technical mastermind behind nearly a dozen hit singles. In fact, you can dub him the alt-pop answer to hip-hop magnate (and Grammy-winning recording artist) Kanye West. Both grew up in the Midwest, majored […]
‘Filipino-Mexican rap label” may induce eyebrow raising, followed by a genuine look of befuddlement. But four local twentysomethings are determined to break hip-hop conventions through their South Psycho Cide Productions, an independent record label, based in Spring Valley. With EMI, Warner Bros., BMG, Sony and Universal dominating the recording industry, launching a profitable indie label […]
When musicians flaunt their favorite pair of jeans in a TV spot, you know they’ve made it. Until that time, however, they’re usually struggling to book shows, make this month’s rent or car payments and balance rehearsal time with a day job. Consider this: A live show only brings in $300 per band member. And […]
Somewhere in New York, Unwritten Law’s manager is booking a bunch of press junkets. An interview with the once Poway-based band has to be scheduled nearly two weeks in advance because the group has appearances slated for Fuse, MTV and “The Tonight Show.” After having been thrown back into the limelight following a two-year hiatus, […]
I just finished reading an interview with Mr. Zeldman about responsive web design and came across this golden nugget of a quote…
This is a funny excerpt from the March 19, 2012 issue of TIME magazine’s 10 Question series, which featured Stan Lee, the legendary co-creator of Spider-Man, X-Men and Thor.
There’s a new tutorial on this site and it’s all for newbie parents — How to Calm a (Newborn) Baby! Since I’ve been there (and still am a newbie dad myself), I can entirely vouch for all the suggestions mentioned in that post.
I’m working on a WordPress book and part of that work includes creating a cover picture. And what better a picture to use than that of my newborn daughter’s name?