Following this November’s U.S. presidential election, many parents found themselves having to tell anxious children what a Trump administration would mean. If you have a friend or loved one who works in technology, it wouldn’t hurt to have a version of this talk with them, too. That’s because a Trump presidency is likely to usher […]

After Facebook’s most recent blowout quarter, the question is, “Where do we go from here?” For the last several quarters, I’ve been comparing the top-line revenue for both Alphabet/Google and Facebook through their first 17 quarters as publicly traded companies. Google’s 17 quarter ended December 31, 2008, while Facebook’s ended on September 30, 2016. As […]

At the conclusion of every quarter, investors, researchers, and members of the news media all want to get a read on whether Facebook can continue its impressive growth. Because I work for Ampush, a Facebook Marketing Partner, or FMP, I get a lot of those questions. After nearly every quarter, I come to the same […]

Following this, my 200th blog post, it’s time for a change. In the future, you will see fewer new posts from me. I don’t know what the frequency will become, though once every 4-6 weeks feels about right. This has nothing to do with this blog’s core theme – disruptive tech, trends, and opportunities – about […]

Reactions to Apple’s announcement of the iPhone 7 suggest that we have reached a plateau in smartphone industrial design. After all, Apple, the king of silicon chic, finally didn’t deliver a package that wowed. In fact, Apple’s “courageous” euthanizing of the headphone jack seems to either perplex, annoy, or strike a funny bone. I get the hullabaloo. […]

NFL head coaches struggle with job security. Going into the 2016-17 season, team owners fired six head coaches. This followed seven more who got the axe going into last season. With just 32 professional football teams, the resulting 40.6% turnover over the last two seasons is awfully high. Memo to NFL head coaches: rent before […]

Three years ago, I wrote a blog post entitled, “Why The Creatives In the Room Still Matter As Ad Dollars Shift To Mobile.” In it, I observed that marketers’ push into mobile would require talented designers and copywriters to ensure that consumers actually engaged. Since then, mobile has evolved considerably and in most ways is […]