Black Wall Street

One of the greatest treasures of life is learning the infinite wisdom that applies directly to my life. All throughout my educational career, I never once heard of Black Wall Street.

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Nike Raises Brand Authenticity with Colin Kaepernick

Typically, I won’t talk about current events unless it directly deals with me in some fashion. In the last couple of years, I’ve had a few folks come up to me and ask my opinion of the former 49er’s Quarterback, Colin Kaepernick, kneeling during the national anthem.

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The 4 Ps of Marketing

One of the core principles of marketing is the 4 Ps. In the digital era of non-stop constant ads, we’re being bombarded with it. Every company has a strategy and if the budget allows, there is a mass amount of dollars being invested to get you to buy.

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Black Suburbia Privilege

Our little town is a small white suburb of Portland, OR and most of the community members are happy to believe those issues won’t ever happen here. This is the start of what I’m going to call Black Suburbia Privilege.

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Eleven Ways Mobile is Redefining Marketing

Since 2007, my measurable marketing agency, Anvil, has been claiming the ‘Year of Mobile’ is upon us in our annual predictions. While we may have been a bit ambitious in our timing, mobile is now integrated into the marketing mix.

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Why You Should Fire Your Social Media Marketing Manager

I recently hosted an all-day boot camp on the fundamentals of digital marketing at Online Marketing Summit in San Diego. During the social media marketing section, I explained to a somewhat confused audience that they should all consider firing their Social Media Marketing Managers. The reason is simple: the job description is inherently flawed. Based

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