CNN’s iReport – user-generated news

I have been following CNN’s I-Report initiative and have been pretty impressed with how they are engaging readers/viewers by having them submit news content.  The photos, videos, and text add a new dimension to CNN.com where the reports capture images and videos...

Will the future of media look like this?

  This is one of my favorite videos to show clients about the future of the media business.  Even though part of it are scary, but the good thing is that it gets media folks thinking and experimenting.

10 blogging tips from 10 bloggers

This article originally appeared on iMediaConnection. Business blogging has passed the tipping point. Today, executives and professionals in the media, marketing, technology and public relations industries get much of their information from blogs and strategize about...

Which newspapers will disappear?

Dave Morgan, the founder of Tacoda spoke at an IAB Mexico event back in September and one of his comments keeps resonating with me.  I often discuss this statistic with friends.  He said that on average, newspaper costs are increasing 4 percent per year while...

Quality vs. Quantity?

I saw a great movie the other night: King Corn. The documentary is about two recent college graduates from Boston who decide to go on a cross-country road trip: Ian Cheney and Curt Ellis. They stop at a University medical center and end up getting a hair test to see...

Friday learning/training sessions

As a part of my ongoing responsibilites in building the online sales team at Time Inc Mexico (Grupo Editorial Expansion), I wanted to do something more than sharing reading material and having everyone sign up for email newsletters, as described in my previous post....

Interactive Media Training

How do you share knowledge and educate an interactive sales and marketing teams? This is a key question in a business that is growing 30% or so per year. We talk about this question a lot at the IAB Mexico and especially in the education committee where we have worked...

Yahoo’s CMO & others share vision of future

Originally published on iMediaConnection. Thought leaders gathered in Mexico to share insights on global internet activity and explore where that will take us. As Danny Meadows-Klue, chief executive of the IAB Europe, posted on his blog recently, “Two and a half...