Quick Takes: Content Marketing and Media News for 1/18/18

One of the longest-lived parts of the internet is going by the wayside as The Huffington Post has announced it’s doing away with its contributor…

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You Won’t Find Me Using Any of Those Facial-Recognition Apps

Recently there was a brief wave of everyone using a new Google app feature that took your selfie and delivered what it felt was the…

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I Don’t Sell Writing. I Sell My Experience and Service.

Two conversations I’ve had recently exemplify my current approach to managing my freelance life. First, I was given the opportunity to provide a quote for…

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Why Is Infinite Scrolling Everywhere But Search Results?

One of my least favorite design trends of the last few years is the “infinite scroll.” I’d like to eventually reach the end of the…

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Quick Takes: Content Marketing and Media News for 1/16/18

Media Crackle will rebrand itself as “Sony Crackle” because, according to the story, the company wants to leverage the power of the Sony name. That’s…

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Abandoning the Cult of Medium

With the turn of the calendar over to the new year I, as I stated before, decided to reevaluate some things I was doing online.…

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What Upcoming Movies Are Audiences Talking About?

My latest post at Adweek is a look at a list of the "most anticipated" upcoming films this year based on online chatter. I also…

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Facebook Wants To Be Your Message Board

At this point you’ve probably already read not only about Facebook’s change to the News Feed to remove most of the “news” from it and…

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This Week Elsewhere: 1/12/18

Cinematic Slant Cinematic Slant is where I write about movies, including the campaign recaps I’ve been doing since 2004 along with other news and opinions.…

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Quick Takes: Content Marketing and Media News For 1/11/18

People aren’t thrilled with Instagram’s insertion of posts from people and accounts they don’t follow into their feeds. The company is positioning this as being…

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