The Four, Book Review

Written by Scott Galloway, “The Four: The Hidden DNA of Amazon, Apple, Facebook, and Google” reads like the highest aspiration of the edgy business book genre. Flipping to any page, and putting a finger on any sentence gives you about a 70% chance of reading an (at least semi) meaningful insight, wrapped in a warm […]

Moonwalking with Einstein, Book Review

Moonwalking with Einstein is a delightful read offering a solid overview of memory techniques. I normally finish a book before recommending it, but the day I started reading I’d told at least six people to check it out. A few days later when I finished I considered it one of the best pieces of participatory […]

How To Find Royalty Free Music for Your Video Online

Anyone doing professional  ( or even personal) videos knows that licensing music can get expensive and that sometimes just getting record labels to respond to your emails can take an act of God. So to get that perfect sound for your videos, do you just toss licensing out the window and buy the song off iTunes? No! You’d  get a take down […]

YouTube Audience Retention Now Shows Organic and Paid

For those who don’t know, YouTube recently started showing some new Audience Retention data. You now see separate retention for organic and the different types of TrueView Advertising. One of the things I notice is that YouTube seems to only give you an Average View Duration for organic. This is a new feature, so I can’t speak to what […]

How Blacklist Word from YouTube Comments

For those who haven’t heard YouTube just rolled out a new comment system.  They still have a few bugs to work out, but I’m not here to complain. I’ll let the guys from LittleshyFiM explain Everything Wrong With Google+ Youtube Update in 1 Minute or Less and leave my comments out of it. Hopefully Google get’s most of these problems fixed quickly. All problems […]