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What’s This Creative Content Project All About?

There has never been a better time to be an independent creator looking to self-publish and self-distribute your work. Tools for creation are more powerful and less expensive, platforms for distribution are emerging and a number of early pioneers are showing success in forging ahead without traditional publishers and distributors. But how do you do […]

Sustainable Business Models Symposium

I’ve been remiss in not posting a link to the ASMP Sustainable Business Models Symposium I helped moderate last October. As I begin work on my next presentation, Unlocking the True Value of your Creative Content, to be delivered at the NAB Conference on April 10th, I’ve been reflecting on the wonderful insights provided by […]

Convergence Opportunities

Convergence Opportunties In my recently-concluded seminar Series Adaptation: Building A Successful Photo Business in the Era of Smartphones, Tablets and Social Media, I highlighted the ways technological changes are disrupting a a wide varity of industries and occupations. To illustrate the point, I used two articles highlighting the ways intelligent software is changing the processes […]

CSaaS-Creative Services as a Service?

“As the idea of a sharing and scaling services that were otherwise once local and isolated continues to spread, we are now seeing just about every function you can imagine being delivered as-a-service to any business who wants them.” -Brian Profitt As Brian Profitt correctly outlines in his article “Everything As A Service” on ReadWriteWeb, […]

In Praise of Irrationality, In Praise of Creatives

I’m in the midst of taking two online courses, Intro to Finance and Intro to Statistics and appreciate the tools and insights both disciplines bring to the decision making process. Paradoxically however, the more I’ve learned about thinking, the more problematic I find our deep-seated perception of humans as rational entities capable of making informed, […]

Newsweeklies Continue Long, Slow Print Goodbye

This last week has been an alarming one in the world of print journalism. Scripps media, owners of the Rocky Mountain News, have put the Rocky up for sale and the Tribune Co, owners of the LA Times, Chicago Tribune and Baltimore Sun has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. Today’s announcement that Newsweek is […]