3 Marketing Takeaways from Digital Summit 2019

2019 Marketing Trends from Digital Summit
Here are my top 3 trends from this year’s Digital Summit.

1. Not just VIDEO, but marketers need to produce LIVE video.
2. Voice is the new whitespace
3. Influencers are the new celebrities.

How to get into a Better Start Wave for the Peachtree Road Race

It’s hot, humid, and way too crowded with 59,999 fellow participants. But the AJC Peachtree Road Race is the can’t miss running event of the year.¬† This is the biggest 10K race in the world, and an Atlanta tradition.

I have run the Peachtree Road Race (aka Peachtree) for 5 years in a row, and I love it. It’s a well organized, fun race, and presents a serendipitous opportunity to get on TV! It’s turned into a tradition for me to see my friends at Peachtree each year.

2017 Post-Peachtree

Top 10 Finalist in Alexa Multimodal Challenge

I’m thrilled to be named a top 10 finalist in the Alexa Skills Challenge: Multimodal for my skill Running Clothes! Running Clothes is a top 10 finalist out of over 430 entries and currently competing for the grand prize. Watch my entry video here.

I developed Running Clothes to take the guesswork out of checking weather for outdoor runs. Running Clothes will tell you your local temperature, wind speed, and a suggested running outfit.

You can also “log your run” after you return and let her know how the clothing recommendation

3 Things I Learned from Watching Georgia Tech Basketball

Here are my top three observations from attending 34 of 39 home games within the past 2 seasons of GT Men’s Basketball.

Marketing Podcast

I’m pleased to announce that I am starting a podcast to share my marketing insights and experiences.

My Journey to the Front Page of Amazon’s Alexa Skill Store

I woke up at 4:30 am on November 30th to check the front page of Amazon’s Alexa Skill Store. I was informed the day before from Amazon that my Alexa Skill Cork Ornamentswould be featured. How did I get there?

RetailLoco Recap

2018 RetailLoco conference featured an all-star lineup of speakers from FourSquare, The Weather Company, Dunkin Donuts, CocaCola, Home Depot, Mizuno, GameStop, Charlotte Hornets, Hilton, and Mall of America. During this 2-day conference, marketers from North America converged to have honest conversations on successes and failures in Location Based Marketing from retail to quick serve restaurants, and big brands.

Top 5 Learnings from Digital Summit: Content + Social

As expected, the team from Digital Summit put together a great lineup for Atlanta Marketers on October 23, 2018 at Cobb Energy Center. We covered “Everything: Content & Social” with speakers from GoDaddy, Westin Grand Cayman, Futurus, and marketing leaders from across the country.