As a former programmer, I am a natural skeptic. One of the virtues of a programmer is critical thinking which ensures that the software we create works in many scenarios. When I turned my freelance services into a business and learned how to sell in order to grow the company, I carried that trait with [...]
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Over the past few months, we’ve been diligently working on putting together our annual Internet Marketing Report. This report, titled 2014 State of Internet Marketing Report, is compiled from the results of our survey that was completed by marketing professionals and business owners.
Twenty-five years ago this Spring, I was a freshman in college and had the fortunate experience to hear August Turak speak on campus. At the time, I had no idea what an influence he would have on the next 4 years of my life. Even though we haven’t spoken in years, his recent book, “Business Secrets of the Trappist Monks,” continues to call me to the challenge of seeking the knowledge to lead a life worth living. It’s not often that we have a chance for transformational experiences, and I wanted to share a bit of his message with you.
Heartbleed, the latest cyber security threat, has been quickly making headlines around the world since Monday. The vulnerability exposes secured website traffic, such as passwords and credit card numbers, to eavesdropping. Due to the potential impact, some security experts are recommending to stay off banking sites and other web servers that contain highly confidential information. Read on for further recommendations.
Earlier this month, I participated in a panel discussion on CMO & CIO Engagement for SIM Charlotte. The evening event discussed the Evolving Roles of CIO+CMO and the Digital Marketing Trends Impacting IT. Joining me on the panel were Lisa McCarthy, president of Marcom, and Jack Rech, CIO of National Gypsum. Kelly Laughton, IBM Client Executive, moderated. [...]