In the connection economy, connections are currency, they have worth and are extremely precious. What caused this shift was the internet. The internet has one job that it does well and that is connecting human being. It’s a connection machine. So when we look at every business over the past ten years that’s online (Groupon, Facebook, Read more about The connection economy[…]
This is something I learned about from Kevin Kelly’s blog written back in 2008. Go read it! Some of you will read this and immediately get clarity. The others will read it and start discussing the meaning of “true.” My position: you need to alter, change, or create something so that 1,000 true fans is sufficient to Read more about 1000 true fans[…]
There is a revolution going on in the book review business and we know all what revolutions do. They destroy the perfect and then they enable the impossible. Which brings me to my point, the age of the professional reviewer is quite possibly over. Social media has created more platforms for the spread of information and ideas, that Read more about The Social Reviewer of Books[…]
A tribe is any group of people, large or small, who are connected to one another, a leader, and an idea. For millions of years, humans have been seeking out tribes, be they religious, ethnic, economic, political, or even musical. It’s our nature. Now the Internet has eliminated the barriers of geography, cost, and time. Read more about Who is going to lead us?[…]
If you want to change the world or put a dent in it with your art, there will be no map, no step-by-step process, or dummies guide for doing so. That means it’s going to take vision, initiative, making mistakes, and creating your own map. Maybe this is the reason that every musician that has some fame, responds Read more about There’s no dummies guide for that….[…]
Here’s the deal with the new marketing. In the old days the marketing team used to be in charge of talking. And traditional marketers used advertising for talking. Ads, flyers, billboards, brochures, and expos all were used for talking. Now, the new marketing is more about doing because people don’t have to listen. So the only option is to Read more about The Talking vs. Doing Gap[…]
Dear Passionpreneur, Do you have any desire to do what you’re passionate about …to make a living helping those you know, enjoy or care about? You may like the idea of getting paid for doing what you love and are passionate about. You are not alone; many people desire that. But amazingly, while a majority Read more about Update from Patrick on Profitable Passion – New FREE eBook![…]
Marketing Versus Advertising Jeff Beale just started a new podcast that is already on my short list of must-listen-to shows. In this episode he interviews me about my blog Marketing and Advertising are not the same, and how the internet works. You can find Jeff’s “website” here and the interview here.
The producers of the ABC reality series Shark Tank are on a nationwide search to discover the next successful (and possibly wealthy) entrepreneurs, inventors, businesspersons, creators and innovators. In each episode, budding entrepreneurs are given the unprecedented chance to make their business grow immediately.
How can you improve service and receive great innovation ideas? Start you own Idea Exchange Community. Why not? Verizon has one: here. This is where you share your ideas with Verizon, big or small. Vote on ideas from other Community members, or join in the discussion. Verizon states, ” We’re here, and we’re listening. Let’s get started!” “People today don’t Read more about Idea Exchange[…]