Oregonian Opinion post: A New Slant on Racism

Currently, my band is fighting a battle with the United States Patent and Trademark Office over the right to register a trademark on our name. It's been going on for four years now. Today, the Oregonian published an opinion piece that I wrote talking about the case. You can read it here. I suppose in … Continue reading Oregonian Opinion post: A New Slant on Racism

Lessons From the Nielsen Social Media Report

The world’s leading global communication and measurement company, Nielsen, just released their newest report, State of the Media: The Social Media Report 2012. While the continued growth of social media is no surprise, there are several new trends that you should be aware of. First, there is the idea of “the global living room” or “social tv.” … Continue reading Lessons From the Nielsen Social Media Report

The Story that Spreads is the One that Wins

Ten years after Enron: despite multiple court investigations clearing the company of many of the accusations, some people are still fighting to clear their name. Malcolm Gladwell writes about this condition that often is a part of the trigger-happy press - and even writes about the Enron situation extensively. It plagues politics, companies, and brands...but … Continue reading The Story that Spreads is the One that Wins