“I realize we spent countless hours…”

MARK COLANGELO – “I love making music, but make no mistake; it’s hard work.  Invisible Garden has put out two EP’s. Looking back, I realize we spent countless hours writing, recording, and mixing, but virtually no time promoting. That part was boring, and I didn’t think it was important.  I used to believe that good … Continue reading

Keys to Success: Quality Work and Truth

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DAN MUNOZ – “As an independent artist, the key to success is putting out quality work, and always being true to yourselves. That will shine through in the music and more often than not, people will be drawn to that realness and truth.“ That is the truth, over the past couple years, KB Jones and … Continue reading

Press Pause Play | Being an Artist in 2013

Being an artist is not easy these days. Nor is life that easy for marketers or consumers as well. Through my daily roller coaster quest to develop as a professional creator, I constantly seek feedback, engagement and inspiration. Here is a great film that really captures the challenge and opportunity of being an artist in … Continue reading

3 Posts Worth Reading..

I. 10 Ways social Media will change in 2011: We should think about the implications for brands and help arm your clients and teams with the knowledge to understand. Social Media will be supersized Companies will integrate social feedback into their decision making process Mobile will become our gateway to the world Video will be … Continue reading

Friendship is changing.. For Better or Worse?

Friendship

For better. We are evolving. But that’s just my own pov. “If you address either boyfriends or money.. Then I’m not coming home for thanksgiving!” Were the words echoing in the the hall from my friend shouting at her mother through the phone. “We are 21, 23 and 24..If we come home with a friend, … Continue reading

Why Brands should approach SM like consumers do..

Re: Social Media – Is it Strategic or Tactical? Yesterday Carol Phillips posted the following thought and question in her Millennial Marketing ‘Super Consumer’ Community, “Social media offers another way for brands to connect and build relationships with customers and potential customers. It is a tactic most brands should at least consider, particularly if they … Continue reading

Content is King, Marketing is Queen..

And Context is the Jester that stole the freakin crown.. Ah what a sight to see.. #sx10 – oh what a scene..#awesome First off – thank you Austin, TX for being such a Kick Ass host!! No seriously, they even had vans with the words Kick Ass painted on the side, driving around. And thank … Continue reading

Just an observation.. What the cool kids drink..

It seems, for what its worth, that the “Y” generation is trading down. Though the term “trading down”, well is used loosely since we’re talking about Manhattan and bottle service in the hottest clubs around. The ever elusive hot club scene where 20-somethings run around from table to table and rock-out to the wee hours … Continue reading

HOW the Digital Frontier is like the “New world” 500+ years later..

Apps on facebook and brand names on twitter.. Get with the program people – it’s like a gold rush, or better yet exploring a new frontier!! This is the best shit that’s happened since Christopher Columbus!! The online world is kinda like the offline world.  Except that most of the offline (Physical Reality) has already … Continue reading

Dear @papajohns, thanks for the apology.. and free pizza!

Thanks for the phone call this past week in response to the note below. Luis handled the situation great. In fact my roommates and I took him up on the offer for a complimentary large any topping, just this past Saturday – and ordered another pie in addition.  Thanks for the hook-up – we’re back … Continue reading