Chris Brogan

  • Your Kids Want to Make Their Own Games

    My son and I are learning a bit about coding. I’m downright not-smart at it. It doesn’t come naturally to me. My son? Well, he started learning on Scratch when he was five. So when I saw that Unity had released a game making software (aff) called Swords & Shovels, I was intrigued. Making a Game is a Great Way to Learn to Code The old version of game making used to be silly.

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  • What Does it Take For Your Business to Stay Top of Mind?

    When we’re at work, we want to believe that people think about our business all day long. In our minds, we’re the FIRST company a customer or prospective customer considers when a particular need arises. But you and I both know that’s not how it works. What does it take for your business to stay top of mind? This work we’re talking about is called branding.

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  • Your Customer Data Needs to Be Smarter

    One of the new content marketing trends for 2018 is to build stronger levels of content personalization into the marketing and communications workflows you send to your customers. It sounds tricky, but the truth is that the data is often there, and with just a little bit of manual intervention, there could be even more.

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  • My 3 Words for 2018

    It’s that time of year. You’re thinking: “how can I make this a better year than last?” Maybe you need a resolution. But no, I’ve found that New Years Resolutions rarely survive the first six or seven days of January. Which is why I started the My 3 Words practice back in 2006. Let me share it with you! What is the My 3 Words Process? Every year, at the beginning of the year, ...

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  • Amazon Alexa, The Need for Better CRM, and Trust

    Amazon Alexa and Google Home have the same problem: they can do some really clever things that make them feel “real” to us, but the illusion is easily shattered. You might think “So what? That’s Amazon’s and Google’s problem.” But the thing is you need this, too. Smart Speakers Aren’t All That Smart I can say, “Alexa, who am I?” She’ll say back, “You told me your name is Chris.

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  • GoDaddy Conveniently Deletes My Fiance’s New Domain Purchase

    After years of supporting GoDaddy (even through their rough times with public relations), I might be done defending them because of something they did to my fiance, Jacqueline. GoDaddy Deletes a Domain Purchased From Their Site So here’s the story. On Tuesday the 5th, Jacqueline calls me all excited and tells me that GoDaddy has new .health domains available. She purchases “woman.

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  • Set Up a Website Quickly with StudioPress Sites

    I shot a quick video showing just how easy it is to build a WordPress website fast using StudioPress Sites. I’ve been promoting and marketing their products for years because I think they’re great. Let me show you why. Set up a Website Quickly with StudioPress Sites Watch this video. It’s reasonably brief. I s ...

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  • Why I Keep Pushing So Hard About Blockchain

    If you’ve paid any attention to me over the last several weeks and months, I’ve repeatedly said that blockchain as a technology is a huge and major shift that will impact many businesses (probably yours) in the next handful of years. I’ve also said repeatedly that you need to get out in front of it and learn more now so that you don’t repeat the mistakes you made in the DOT C ...

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