Douglas Freeman North Cook

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The secrets of the world's happiest cities

Two bodyguards trotted behind Enrique Peñalosa, their pistols jostling in holsters. There was nothing remarkable about that, given his profession – and his locale. Peñalosa was a politician on yet another campaign, and this was Bogotá, a city with a reputation for kidnapping and assassination. What …

The Best Way To Prevent Social Media Disasters

It’s become <i>de rigeur</i> for companies to have a Facebook page or Twitter feed. But it’s far less common for them to permit their employees – potentially their greatest brand ambassadors – to engage on behalf of the company on blogs or social media. After all, executives fear, won’t they end up with …


Social media has been good to me. It's re-defined my career, opened new doors and enabled me to make connections that would have been impossible had …

Demystifying Marketing and Social Media Measurement

by Nichole Kelly | October 15, 2013<p>I’ve been evangelizing measurement in social media since 2009. I’ve started to sound a bit like a broken record to …

How to Master Facebook Ad Targeting & Zero-In on Your Audience

Follow our extensive guide to Facebook ad targeting and learn about the available options and best practices to zero-in on your customers.

The Complete Guide to Twitter Marketing

To get your brand's voice heard on social media, you need a Twitter marketing guide to push your business ahead of the competition.

Simpler Page Insights Are Coming to Facebook Today

After gathering feedback, Facebook is rolling out updated Page Insights to all Page owners today, as well as some new, highly requested features.

How I Taught Steve Jobs To Put Design First

Hartmut Esslinger, founder of frog and creator of Apple’s Snow White design language, recounts convincing Jobs to empower designers.<p><i>The following is an edited excerpt from</i> Keep It Simple: The Early Design Years of Apple <i>by Hartmut Esslinger.</i><p>Editor’s Note<p>12/25/13<p>Happy (almost) New Year! We’re saying …