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Mo Numbers, Mo Problems – Going Beyond Metrics and KPIs

Posted  December 6, 2017  by  Ross Quintana

  We live in a world being driven more and more by numbers. Big data, small data, analytics, Oh my. But not everyone is cut out to live in a world of numbers. Forrester predicted that in 2017 30% of CMOs likely to be fired for not keeping up with the skills needed in a […]

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Mastering Real-time Content Curation with Twitter
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Mastering Real-time Content Curation with Twitter

Posted  September 28, 2017  by  Ross Quintana

When I first was a guest on the #TwitterSmarter chat in 2016 I talked about How to Magnetize Your Twitter Account. Me and Madalyn Sklar had a fantastic time digging into this topic. She invited me back to the show and this time we are talking about Mastering Real-time Content Curation with Twitter. This post […]

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How Retail Can Survive and Thrive Through Digital Disruption
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How Retail Can Survive and Thrive Through Digital Disruption

Posted  September 14, 2017  by  Ross Quintana

Well, retailageddon is upon us, and there is no denying that digital and ecommerce are disrupting retail. As if the latest Walmart moving into a community wasn’t enough to send fears into the hearts of small business owners trying to keep the lights on. 2017 has seen 9 major retailers filing for bankruptcy, 1000’s of […]

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5 Reasons Why Digital Born Businesses Will Dominate the Future

Posted  August 29, 2017  by  Ross Quintana

The future of business is coming at us fast. Who will survive? Who will thrive? These are questions that businesses must be contemplating. A business that isn’t concerned about their survival is soon to be extinct. Don’t think for a minute that Kodak or Blockbuster are rare accidents on the side of the road to […]

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3 Reasons Extreme Personalization is the Undeniable Future of Business

Posted  July 26, 2017  by  Ross Quintana

The way you think of marketing and personalization is about to go through some dramatic change. The decades of mass broadcast marketing that seemed impersonal and annoyed you was in fact impersonal. We are entering a new age thanks to technologies like artificial intelligence and deep learning that will enable not just personalization, but extreme […]

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How to Post Like a Pro

How to Post Content Like a Pro

Have you every gone over to a friends house only to find them not at home? If you have, you know what a waste of time it is and how frustrating it can be. Many people do the same things when communicating with people on social ...
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Social Media – Looking People in the Eyes

We have all met people in real life that talked to us like we were not that important. If you have ever talked to someone who wasn’t looking you in the eyes you know what I mean. When people lock eyes there is a connectio...
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Google+

Google+ Leverage is the Name of the Game

It seems like the old Apple vs Microsoft that there are strong opinions of who is the greater. Much of this ends up being speculation because not only are the platforms starting at different times, but the platforms are changin...
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Social Media Tactics - Social Magnets

Social Media Tactics of Marketers Across the Web

Hello Everyone, The internet is a roaring sea of information. A marketers paradise, or a mirage for many. The ability to market to target audiences and even mass market are ridiculous, but all this noise makes success a mirage ...
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Twitter is So Much Deeper than 140 Characters

Twitter has become like the rebels from the movie The Matrix. As the battle wages over Facebook and Google+ in what appears to be the real world, Twitter sits in the background as an ever growing power waiting to take over. I k...
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Social Collaboration - The Next Level

Social Collaboration – Mixbit and The Next Level

The world of social media is constantly changing and evolving. Where is it heading and what is next? Today I saw Mixbit trendingĀ on Twitter so I checked it out. The original co-founders of Youtube Steve Chen and Chad Hurley ha...
by Ross Quintana
 

 
 
Tsu Social Network

Tsu Social Network Buzz

Hello everyone, What do you get when you cross a social network like Facebook with an MLM like structure where users instead of the platform get paid ad revenue? You get the Tsu Social Network – a New Social Network for p...
by Ross Quintana
 

 
 
The Value of Audience in a Distracted World

The Value of Audience in a Distracted World

In this world, there is a digital squirrel every nanosecond to distract you. Getting and keeping people’s attention is getting harder and harder to do. One thing we can learn from TV is how and why to create an audience. ...
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How to Ask for Social Media Favors

How to Ask for Social Media Favors

How to Ask for Social Media Favors Hello Everyone, If you have been around social media for a while there will no doubt come a time when someone asks you to do social media favors. I get requests like this all the time as do ma...
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The History of Search Engines [Infographic]

  See the history of search engines from their start with Archie in the early 90’s all the way to present day. Who knew search engines would form the foundation of the internet experience and the digital world as we ...
by Ross Quintana
 

 

 
Acting Like Facebook on Twitter

How To Not Act Like Facebook On Twitter

Oh Facebook, how do you annoy me, let me count the ways… Have you ever gone to your feed or wall and it is dominated by one person posting things you don’t really care about? In the real world we don’t call ev...
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We're All Good, But I'm Better

We’re All Good, But I Am Better

That’s a big statement to make in the crowded room of the internet and I am the manchild to do it. What do I mean I am better than you? Before you put up your dukes (If anyone still does that), lets look at what that stat...
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50 Caliber Bottle Opener

Brand Strategy Lessons with a .50 Caliber Bottle Opener

Hey everyone, today I’m going to share some powerful lessons brands can learn from work I am doing with Bullets2Bandages.org who sells .50 caliber bottle openers and custom gifts with a percentage of proceeds going to hel...
by Ross Quintana
 

 


 
 


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