Tag Archives: brand

Enough with the branding BS

The backlash against “personal branding” has begun. I saw it first in this post by Yvonne in BlogHer. ¬†Now you can feel the line begin to whip with¬†Manifesto: I am Not a Brand, by Maureen Johnson, also in BlogHer. Bravo. … Continue reading

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Reputation vs. Branding

Branding has jumped the shark. The meme is stale. Worn out. Post-peak. If branding were a show on Fox, it would be cancelled next week. I can witness this trend by watching links going to three posts I made last … Continue reading

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In defense of Craigslist

Here’s a job for the Citizen Media’s long tail: find the fist time anybody used the terms “Craigslist killer”, “Craigslist case” or “Craigslist murder”. What the effort will highlight are two issues for journalism. One is the absence of an … Continue reading

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