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Sam Slaughter a tech executive and journalist.

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The New York Times

Text Me? Ping Me? Communications Overload in the Digital Age

How we communicate now.

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The New York Times

Your Job Title Is … What?

Why are our job titles so complex and nonsensical?

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The Content Strategist

Do Content Marketers Need Editorial Independence?

How much leeway is too much.

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The 76ers Are Tankmatic | Complex

The 76ers Are Tankmatic | Complex

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Content is Bigger Than Marketing

It's real big.

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Genuine Brand Publishing Needs to Trump Generic Content Marketing

Can't just tick a box on media plans.

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Providence Phoenix

Features | The savage saga of backyard wrestling

An East Providence-based league emulates the WWE’s macho theatricality, spilling plenty of blood in the process.

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The Content Strategist

Crawl, Walk, Run: How to Staff Your Content Marketing Team

Slowly, but surely.

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The Content Strategist

The ROI of Content Marketing—In One Duck-Themed Tale

ROI is like a hurricane.


Why Everyone Should Be a Content Creator

Everyone can write; not everyone can do it well.

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The Content Strategist

Predictions: What's the Endgame for BuzzFeed, Vice and Vox

Where will the venture-backed digital media cos end up?

The Content Strategist

AOL, Facebook, & the Myth of Vertical Integration

Vertical integration sounds cool, but only works for drug dealers.

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The Content Strategist

If You Don't Have Good Content, You're Going to Fail on Social ...

Or: don't tweet wack sh*t.

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Facebook's Goodfellas Moment | Adweek

Facebook's Goodfellas Moment | Adweek

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Party with Villains

How to Sell Your Car in Paraguay and (Barely) Live to Tell About

Make sure you have a lot of blow and a calculator.