Scott Monty - Strategic Communications & Leadership Advisor

Scott Monty - Strategic Communications & Leadership Advisor

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Forget llamas and blue/black vs. white/gold - it's Pebble Time, the world's most popular brands, the future of mobile search, major hires at Amazon and BuzzFeed, the intersection of porn and marketing, Facebook is concerned about suicides, Twitter hates trolls, YouTube loses money, Roadie and Roadster hit the collaborative street, a boost in podcast listening, using Google Analytics to know if your marketing is working, the number one city for tech and more, it's This Week in Digital.

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  • Video star Casey Neistat talks about YouTube versus Snapchat. (GigaOm)
  • In an effort to boost use and improve the user experience, Ev Williams announced that some changes are afoot and that a Less Long, More Connected Medium is here. Long form and short form content are both welcome, and the goal is to make content easier to find, Improvements include things like inline editing, tagging and a better preview function in the stream. (Medium)

Collaborative Economy


  • We're always interested in the writing process. Who better then, to learn from than the founder of Contently? (Copyblogger)


Metrics / Measurement / Data

Privacy / Security / Legal

When You Have the Time: Essential Reading / Listening / Watching