Category Archives: Productivity

Untangle The Data Hairball of Data-Driven Marketing

What is the data hairball? I use “hairball” as a metaphor to describe the complicated jumble of interactions, applications, data and processes that accumulate haphazardly when companies are unprepared to handle information from a wide range of sources. It’s different than the “data deluge” or

Cutting the Cord: Dove Channel streams family-friendly happy thoughts

Those in search of wholesome family videos to stream have a new destination: Dove Channel. The subscription service, which launches Tuesday on is curated by The Dove Foundation, a non-profit that for nearly 25 years has produced its own movie reviews based on Judeo-Christian

The difference between a Twitter: Reply, Retweet, and Direct Message

Twitter is like a river of confetti. Tweets are the confetti which are individual messages floating down the river. If your audience is standing on the bank of the river and paying attention then they will see your message or Tweet. But Twitter has created some tools to allow users to communicate with each other in a more direct manner; Replies, Retweets and Direct Messages.

8 Things You Should Not Do Every Day

If you get decent value from making to-do lists, you’ll get huge returns–in productivity, in improved relationships, and in your personal well-being–from adding these items to your not to-do list: Every day, make the commitment not to: 1. Check my phone while I’m talking to someone. You’ve