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Marketing Fit Interview: Mike Vardy of Productivityist

Marketing Fit Interview: Mike Vardy of Productivityist

May 14, 2014
While I don't consume every post from the majority of the blogs or podcasts that I subscribe to, there are a handful that I never miss an article or episode from. Mike Vardy's website, Productivityist.com, and his podcast, Mikes on Mics, with Michael Schechter are two of those. If there is a new productivity tool or technique, Mike has likely already tried it. He has a straightforward approach to his writing. Mike helps those that regularly consu…
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Fit Friday Recipe: Quick Chili with Ground Turkey, Spinach and Brown Rice

Fit Friday Recipe: Quick Chili with Ground Turkey, Spinach and Brown Rice

May 2, 2014
Fit Friday Recipes is a weekly series posted every Friday that provides you with a healthy recipe to try making during the weekend. Every recipe can be modified based on your fitness goals and taste preferences. It's the middle of a busy week and you're craving comfort food. Or maybe you're tired of eating chicken breasts, steaks and fish but are trying to stay healthy while keeping a high protein diet. Either of these sound familiar? Stress n…
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Marketing Fit Interview: Christopher Penn, Vice President of Marketing Technology, SHIFT Communications

Marketing Fit Interview: Christopher Penn, Vice President of Marketing Technology, SHIFT Communicati…

April 28, 2014
Throughout life we have the opportunity to meet people who make you smarter by being around them. They push you to be sharper. They help you to see challenges from different angles. Christopher Penn is one of those people in my life. In fact, Chris pushes us all to be better. Better marketers and better individuals. In this Marketing Fit interview, Chris covers everything from his top productivity tip to what he's learned self-publishing two b…
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Fit Friday Recipe: Healthy Spicy Chipotle Chicken Burritos

Fit Friday Recipe: Healthy Spicy Chipotle Chicken Burritos

April 25, 2014
  Fit Friday Recipes is a weekly series posted every Friday that provides you with a healthy recipe to try making during the weekend. Every recipe can be modified based on your fitness goals and taste preferences. Eating healthy does not have to mean eating bland food! Take for example this recipe that we recently created to solve a Mexican food craving that both Laura and I had. It is easy to make, tastes like you’re having a chea…
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How I Am Finding Value Using Foursquare

How I Am Finding Value Using Foursquare

April 22, 2014
As I sat in my car trying to catch my breath following a gut busting workout, I opened my phone and checked in on Foursquare at the gym. It occurred to me that checking in at the gym has become part of my morning routine. When I arrived home and took Sasha for her morning walk, I began evaluating how I am currently using Foursquare. I realized that I use Foursquare for three main purposes these days: Fitness Events Vacations On a t…
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Google News Refreshed

If you’re new here or just an old friend, I’d love it if you subscribed via RSS feed. Thanks for taking time out of your day to come hang out here!Google News has been my go-to source for news and has served as my homepage since it was released in 2002. I have always liked […]

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Being Blocked from the Social Web

For the past few days I have been staying in England for the annual Goodwood Festival of Speed. While the event has been a once-in-a-lifetime experience because of the cool work we’ve been doing with The Henry Ford and their future Racing in America exhibit, it’s also been extremely frustrating being here for one reason: […]

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The Importance of Feedback

The Importance of Feedback

I recently posted an article over on the New Marketing Labs blog regarding asking for feedback and the importance of having a feedback loop.  I thought it might interest you and I also wanted to get your opinion on it. Do you ask for feedback on a regular basis? No, not whether or not you […]

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The Growth of Demand Discovery

The Growth of Demand Discovery

Today David Baeza, the Vice President of pretty much everything marketing-related at Citrix Online (client), stopped by to explain the growth and importance of demand generation, discovery and capture. You can catch up with David on Twitter. Marketing has changed dramatically since the adoption of social media.  How consumers digest advertising and make buying decisions […]

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Inside Larry & Sergey’s Brain [Book Review]

Imagine if you had been a fly on the wall during the inception of Google straight through to today when they’re one of the most powerful brands in the world.  That is exactly what Inside Larry & Sergey’s Brain (affiliate link) by Richard L. Brandt does.  From the back cover: Based on interviews with their […]

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