Why #Brandbowl Matters Just as Much as the Superbowl

Today, people around the world will be communicating on social media and sharing their ideas, snark, and observations about (arguably) the world’s most important day for advertising spend. Of course, we’re talking about the Advertisements shared during the Super Bowl. The fourth #brandbowl might be one of the best places to observe this phenomenon as it…

Reboot Cable By Making it All Internet, All the Time

Dear Comcast (and other providers): it’s time to change your model. Creative destruction is the way Cable companies can become more than a mere pipe to the Internet.  Wikipedia defines this term, first coined by philosopher Joseph Schumpeter, by stating: “innovative entry by entrepreneurs was the force that sustained long-term economic growth, even as it…

Obligatory iPad Post (by the way, it’s a gamechanger)

The last day or so, I was trying to figure out what not to write about the iPad.  Would I not write that it was like an iPod/iPhone, only bigger?  Would I not write that it should have had handwriting recognition, video recording, or a webcam?  Or would I not write that it has no…

Has Twitter Subscriber Growth Peaked?

CNN reported this week that Twitter subscriber growth had peaked and that visits to the site were relatively flat. This information doesn’t seem to match the reports from Twitter itself that the number of tweets per day keep growing and that the engagement of users has increased. What else could be going on here? A…