Emotional Intelligence in Marketing

The amount of information marketing professionals have at their disposal is unprecedented. These days, we can discover almost every aspect of a consumer’s lifestyle and buying habits, and use this information to influence their purchasing decisions. With this wealth of information for sales and marketing, marketers should be able to form deep connections with potential…

Twitter’s Live Video Service Makes a Big Hire — Fortune

Evan Hansen, the top editor at online publishing upstart Medium, is leaving to join Twitter’s live video push. He will serve at editor in chief of Periscope, the live video app that Twitter acquired last year and has since made a major focus as the company tries to restart growth amid investor pessimism. “I still… via…

2015 bite-sized #Mktng prediction

Driverless cars are on the horizon. No one could have predicted the last year in history. A step further, no one could have predicted the many headlines in which the internet played a strong role. The story of social media’s impact on culture is just starting to accelerate. Very interested in helping to increase the…

Gartner Predicts Live Video Broadcasting Will Be the New “Selfie” By 2017

Originally posted on I am a Bridge:
Connected-Home Experiences Will Center on Video and Apps Video and visual technologies are becoming increasingly important for interacting with customers and each other, according to Gartner, Inc. Gartner predicts that by 2017, live video broadcasting will be the new “selfie” and recommends that product managers start creating a…

Facebook Co-Founder Chris Hughes Defends His Approach At The New Republic

Originally posted on TechCrunch:
The New Republic, the political magazine that was purchased by Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes a couple of years ago, has seen resignations from numerous writers and editors in the past couple of days — from the outside, it looks like another clash between the values of tech entrepreneurs and traditional journalism.…

Mesosphere Announces First Data Center OS And $36M In Funding

Originally posted on TechCrunch:
Mesosphere, the commercial entity built on top of the open source Apache Mesos project, announced some major milestones today, starting with $36M in Series B funding along with the early release of what they are calling the first data center operating system. The round was led by new investor Khosla Ventures with additional funding…