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The Hidden Lessons of Google and Facebook

December 18, 2013 by Douglas Karr

Google and Facebook Lessons

A few years ago, I was strung out on SEO. I’m not kidding… the traffic that Google was sending our blog kept me up at night, writing, tweaking, writing, tweaking, writing. I was chasing the algorithm, my competition, and it was driving every decision that I had with the blog.[read more]


It's A Volunteer Mentality.... Teaching With Social Media

September 28, 2011 by Julie Morey

"It's a volunteer mentality" features guitar instructor Tim Wilson. Part of Elastic Lab’s Culture of Content Creation series on digital content creators. Filmmaker: Tim Wilson[read more]

The Rules of Branding

September 14, 2011 by Dominique Ellis

Branding. It’s what smart businesses do when taking their marketing to the next level is the order of the day. But there’s more to branding than getting your message broadcasted the right way.It’s time for some class rules.[read more]


Steve Jobs: Failing Forward

September 12, 2011 by Joshua Leatherman

The news is awash with retrospective pieces on the accomplishments of Steve Jobs. Rightfully so, accomplishments should be celebrated.As innovative and redefining as Job’s successes are, I have become more enamored with his failures. More specifically, in his ability to fail forward.  There is a lot that we can learn from Steve Jobs...[read more]