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October 22, 2008 1:02 PM

Why You Need To Be Looking At Twitter tagged “Blogs”

Twitter is becoming ever-more powerful. You can tell when businesses, brands and governments start putting skin in the game. Were you just as shocked as I was to see the attention that the general election in Canada was giving to... Read more

By Mitch Joel

October 10, 2008 9:51 PM

Bloggers Have No Ethics tagged “Blogs”

"Bloggers have no ethics" has long been the battle-cry of mass media in an attempt to keep the medium down and to keep the validity of their mainstream news channels high. Jay Rosen is one smart dude. You should check... Read more

By Mitch Joel

October 9, 2008 8:19 AM

Books You Need To Read To Succeed In Business tagged “Blogs”

It's not all about Blogs and Digital Readers. Picking up a great business book will give you focus, new perspective and help you grow as a Marketer. Did you happen to catch the Raise-a-Reader fundraising day that was run by... Read more

By Mitch Joel

October 2, 2008 8:11 PM

Good News In Bad Times For Digital Marketing tagged “Blogs”

65% of Chief Marketing Officers and marketing executives said that because of the troubled economy more of their money will go toward digital/interactive marketing than before. In the same breath, 59% reported a decrease in their traditional advertising spend. “In... Read more

By Mitch Joel

September 26, 2008 2:41 PM

6 Reasons Why We Can't Be Friends tagged “Blogs”

It's getting harder and harder to define the friends from the foes in these social circles. People are starting to choose wisely instead of widely. It's getting beyond information overload. The slew of invites from the myriad of social spaces... Read more

By Mitch Joel

September 5, 200811:37 PM

6 Writing Rules To Master tagged “Blogs”

If you want to write like a best-selling author, you might as well listen to what one of them thinks about writing. George Orwell may be best known for the books Animal Farm and 1984, but there is a lesser-known... Read more

By Mitch Joel

August 22, 2008 7:05 AM

Newspapers Are A Conversation But Some Journalists Disagree tagged “Blogs”

A traditional journalist is always going to flare up their own Google Juice when they write a piece titled, I'm Not Blogging This, Mark My Words, like Christie Blatchford did yesterday in the Globe and Mail (full disclosure: I write... Read more

By Mitch Joel

July 30, 200811:53 PM

Don't Just Join The Conversation... React To It tagged “Blogs”

When Blogging first started to get some serious steam, I remember the rule of thumb being that you should try to post - at least - once a week. As Blogging continued to grow, the stakes were raised. A good... Read more

By Mitch Joel

June 5, 2008 9:40 PM

Sweet Mother Of MySpace tagged “Blogs”

I was settling into a long Air Canada flight from Montreal to Vancouver and all primed to read the cover story from BusinessWeek called, Beyond Blogs - What Business Needs To Know (June 2, 2008), when I came across a... Read more

By Mitch Joel

November 25, 2007 6:58 AM

SPOS #79 - Corporate Blogs With Debbie Weil tagged “Blogs”

Welcome to episode #79 of Six Pixels Of Separation - The Twist Image Podcast. It seems like I've had a flurry of great conversations with the who's who of the Digital Marketing landscape, and this week is no exception. I... Read more

By Mitch Joel

November 24, 2007 1:55 PM

Bloggers Pass Journalists On The Credibility Barometer - Mark This Day tagged “Blogs”

Several years back, I was asked to speak in Toronto at a two-day conference called, Leveraging Blogs For Corporate Communications (I just checked - the link has been removed). One of the stand-out sessions involved a panel discussion with the... Read more

By Mitch Joel

November 19, 2007 8:05 PM

Your Blog And Podcast Are Not Enough - Start Adding Comments tagged “Blogs”

I've been watching the traffic to this Six Pixels of Separation Blog and Podcast. It's not that things have slowed down. Quite the contrary. There seems to be more action in the comments section then ever before and, by the... Read more

By Mitch Joel

November 12, 200711:41 PM

Blogging And Lessons Learned From My Days In The Music Industry tagged “Blogs”

You may not know this, but my first "real" job was in the music industry. I guess you could have called me a Music Journalist, but I never liked the word "journalist," so I used to tell people that I... Read more

By Mitch Joel

October 15, 2007 5:24 PM

TED - If You Don't Want To Read Blogs Or Listen To Podcasts, You Can Watch (And Get Smart) tagged “Blogs”

TED is the big conference. Once a year, one thousand people pay a lot of money to jumpstart their brains. TED stands for Technology Entertainment Design and is happening this year - February 27th - March 1st, 2007 in Monterey,... Read more

By Mitch Joel

September 27, 200711:47 PM

Seth Godin Serves Up His New Book - Meatball Sundae And Questions Marketers (Again) tagged “Blogs”

Seth Godin writes great books. I can't think of one that didn't either put a smile on my face or make me reflect on the Marketing work I try to accomplish on a day-to-day basis. With the buzz still going... Read more

By Mitch Joel

September 15, 2007 6:42 PM

Social Media Marketing Full-Day Seminar Coming To Toronto, Ottawa And Montreal Next tagged “Blogs”

Warning: self-promotional Blog posting ahead... Along with IAB Canada - Interactive Advertising Bureau, I created a full-day seminar on Social Media Marketing. I already started the second leg of this cross-Canada seminar, and there are a few more dates coming... Read more

By Mitch Joel


September 12, 2007 8:05 AM

Your Blog - Your Personal Brand And The Big Long Beast That Is The Long Tail tagged “Blogs”

A Marketer's calling is quite simple: provide solutions (through marketing channels) to consumer's problems. A Communications Specialist's calling is quite simple: provide clarity (through media channels) to their client's messages. Personal Blogs do neither. A Personal Blog provides an individual's... Read more

By Mitch Joel