Notes from Duct Tape Marketing: Day 3

Yesterday through Friday, CreativeLIVE is broadcasting John Jantsch, the author of Duct Tape Marketing, on boot-strapping or optimizing the marketing arm of a small business. Day 1 notes here | Day 2 notes here | Below are my notes from Day 3 of these sessions.

Let me know what you think on Twitter at @staringispolite

The book on Amazon

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Notes from Duct Tape Marketing: Day 2

Yesterday through Friday, CreativeLIVE is broadcasting John Jantsch, the author of Duct Tape Marketing, on boot-strapping or optimizing the marketing arm of a small business. Day 1 notes here | Day 3 notes here | Below are my notes from Day 2 of these sessions.

Let me know what you think on Twitter at @staringispolite

The book on Amazon

Watch the session live here: http://www.creativelive.com/live1
They have “course materials” here: http://www.creativelive.com/courses/duct-tape-marketing-john-jantsch

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Notes from Duct Tape Marketing: Day 1

Today through Friday, CreativeLIVE is broadcasting John Jantsch, the author of Duct Tape Marketing, on boot-strapping or optimizing the marketing arm of a small business.  Below are my notes from Day 1 of these sessions | Day 2 notes here | Day 2 notes here.

Let me know what you think on Twitter at @staringispolite

The book on Amazon

Watch the session live here: http://www.creativelive.com/live1
They have “course materials” here: http://www.creativelive.com/courses/duct-tape-marketing-john-jantsch

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Attention humans: Let’s talk about Miss Utah

 

Now that we’ve gotten some distance from it, let’s look back on the Miss Utah video. I won’t link the video here. Instead, I’ll summarize: A celebrity judge asks Miss Utah, 21 year old Marissa Powell of Salt Lake City, for her thoughts on income inequality between men and women. Essentially, it looks like Ms. Powell’s brain thought “I got this: general job scarcity; get more men on board who are already in positions of power; educate the younger generation”, and then instead, her nerves staged a coup. Within earshot of The Internet. Sean Plott’s tweet above was virtually the only sane voice I saw on the topic. For days, as this blogger on ABC News put it, “people who will never be on a [public] stage in their lives, piled on.”

I can’t articulate exactly why this bothered me so much, but here are a few attempts:

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Notes from Design+Startup:Making

Just got back from a fun and inspiring night at IDEO, who hosted Design+Startup (an ongoing series of design and hacking talks with lots of pizza and booze mixed in). Big thanks to @madisonmount and @phineasb for hosting. Below are my notes from the event’s talks. They’re mostly in stream of consciousness form, though I do make some attempt to organize them. Many past events can be found in video form (nicely separated into separate talks) on First Round’s Youtube channel.

I hope these can be a helpful resource. Final note: I love talking design and hacking. If you went tonight, or want to discuss, find me at @staringispolite.

TABLE OF CONTENTS:
Kyle Neath on: TOOLS
Karen Kaushansky on: EXPERIENCE DESIGN
Vivian Barad on: MANUFACTURING
Brad Simpson on: DATA VIS / TELLING A STORY
Tobias Toft on: PRINTER ART SIDE PROJECT
Jeffrey Kalmikoff on: DOING EVERYTHING

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