Brian fanzo

8,572 Flips | 30 Magazines | 763 Likes | 1,125 Following | 8,148 Followers | @iSocialFanz | Millennial Business Keynote Speaker - Podcast Host of FOMOFanz & SMACtalk - iSocialFanz.com - Change Evangelist Creator of #BeYourself Course

Influencers Are People Too

How much money would you say goes into influencer marketing?<br>On Instagram – that bastion of vanity – brands are spending $1.6 billion on influencers …

Public Relations

How Brian Fanzo Combines Real-Time and Right-Time Social Media

<b>Jay Baer:</b><p>Hey everybody it's Jay Baer from Convince and Convert joined as always by my special Texas friend. He is the Executive Strategist of …

Does Your Company Need a Chief Storyteller?

One day eight years ago, Microsoft Chief Storyteller Steve Clayton figured he was going to get fired. In his time at Microsoft he had moved up from a …

Satya Nadella

How to Future-Proof a Career in Marketing When the Old Rules No Longer Apply

Thanks to digital transformation, there are myriad ways to reach consumers, and these new channels have revolutionized not just how advertising is …

Advertising Industry

You aren’t too nice to be leadership material

Have you ever been told at work that you’re too nice? That you need to be tougher, more demanding? I have, at least a dozen times, by colleagues, clients, and bosses.<p>These voices were in my ear years ago when I had a run-in with a coworker named Jane. Jane was responsible for giving approvals for …

Leadership

23 Travel Tech Essentials That Will Upgrade Every Part of Your Trip

This year's coolest travel gadgets make it easier to communicate, navigate, connect, and relax when you're on the road.<p>If we asked you to tell us …

Gear & Gadgets

Magical thinking about machine learning won’t bring the reality of AI any closer | John Naughton

”Any sufficiently advanced technology,” wrote the sci-fi eminence grise Arthur C Clarke, “is indistinguishable from magic.” This quotation, endlessly recycled by tech boosters, is possibly the most pernicious utterance Clarke ever made because it encourages hypnotised wonderment and disables our …

Machine Learning

Why Deep Learning Is Suddenly Changing Your Life

Illustration by Justin Metz<p>Decades-old discoveries are now electrifying the computing industry and will soon transform corporate America.<p>Over the …

Deep Learning

The future is ear: Why “hearables” are finally tech’s next big thing

The explosive growth of their AI voice assistants has Google, Apple, and Amazon racing to put your entire smartphone in an earpiece.<p>In October 2016, an impressive group of tech industry royalty took the time to get a demonstration of a product from a startup called Doppler Labs. Microsoft cofounder …

Batteries

Meet Fetch, the AI creation of DeepMind pioneers who refuse to succumb to Google

Google battled Facebook to acquire artificial intelligence lab DeepMind in 2014 for a reported $660 million - but not everyone was happy with the move.<p>“How in the world can you build a truly neutral artificial general intelligence under that company?” questions Humayun Sheikh, an early investor who …

Artificial Intelligence

Facebook redesigns biz Pages for utility as feed reach declines

An unescapable fact of Facebook’s ubiquity is that as more Pages and people compete for limited News Feed attention, the percentage of a business’ followers who see their posts declines. Reach dropped 52 percent in just the first half of 2016, for example. Some admins consider it a conspiracy to …

Social Media

This 29-year-old digital nomad is making millions while traveling the US in his van

When Jack Mann's alarm clock goes off in the morning, you won't find him knotting his tie and rushing out of the house to the subway. He'll be …

Digital Nomads

Strengthen your video storytelling by following these trends

It’s never been more imperative for PR pros to effectively tell clients’ stories with video.Major platforms like Instagram and Twitter are going all …

Social Media

How To Connect With Your Audience And Authentically Communicate Your Brand

With millions of businesses looking to compete for mindshare, having a strong and authentic brand is absolutely critical for businesses to differentiate themselves. First, you need to understand your brand identity. According to HubSpot: “A brand identity is made up of what your brand says, what …

Marketing

Apple Kills The SIM Card

It all began simply enough. I had purchased an iPhone from Apple that was “unlocked” — and so, after almost 10 years with AT&T, I was moving to …

Advertising Industry

“The Lean Startup” is an unproductive legend

The only real measure of success for a startup is not to stay a startup. And yet, the gurus of innovation and entrepreneurship admonish us to “innovate continuously, like entrepreneurs do,” “fail forward,” and “fail fast.”<p>These slogans come from an ideology born out of <i>The Lean Startup</i>, which …

Startups

10 essentials for your social media marketing campaigns

It’s nearly impossible to run a successful business today without a social media strategy.<p>Unfortunately, social media marketing requires a lot more …

Marketing

Logitech unveils Apple-designed ‘Powered’ iPhone 8 & iPhone X wireless charging stand

Logitech today has unveiled its latest accessory for iPhone users. Dubbed the Logitech Powered, the accessory was designed “in collaboration with Apple” and offers iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, and iPhone X users a sleek way to wireless charge and cradle their device…<p>While there are a slew of wireless …

IPhone 8

Podcasting’s Next Frontier: A Manifesto For Growth

This is a long article. It will be challenging to some, especially those that have been in podcasting a long time (which, for the record, I have). …

Podcasting

Cure Your Digital Business Fear Of Missing Out: 078: Strategic Serendipity

Brian Fanzo the host of FOMOFanz might present himself as a massive extrovert but you might be surprised at how he feels about "forced conversations" …

Networking

What product designers can learn from marketers

<b>(Digital Summit Denver Recap)</b><p>If you are relatively new to a product design and got a chance to spend some time working on a real product in the real …

Marketing

Millennials Want Brands With Values, But, Really, A Good Deal More

Brands are often advised that a good way to get attention from Millennials is to “stand for something.” Millennials seem to admire brands with a …

Advertising Industry

Omni-Sensory Experiences In Marketing Innovation - Brian Fanzo Keynote

YouTube

The Difference Between People Who Succeed And People Who Flop

Successful people charge forward, take calculated risks, and come out on top because of it. But do you ever wonder what it is that <i>really</i> sets them apart from the rest? Jim Rohn believed it was pretty simple. He said, “Successful people do what unsuccessful people are not willing to do. Don’t wish …

Self-improvement

Masters of Love

Science says lasting relationships come down to—you guessed it—kindness and generosity.<p>Every day in June, the most popular wedding month of the year, about 13,000 American couples will say “I do,” committing to a lifelong relationship that will be full of friendship, joy, and love that will carry …

A Trip to the Office of the Future With Brian Fanzo

The way we work is changing, and it's changing fast. Communication, collaboration, reporting, teamwork, and even the nature of our jobs are evolving …

Artificial Intelligence

I've taught public speaking to hundreds of people — and they all make the same mistakes

There's nothing quite like connecting with a live audience — not to mention, the added perks of raising your profile, selling books, and generating sales.<p>And yet, boy, do people blow it.<p>As a branding pro and speaker who has been coaching people to speak at big events like TEDx, CES, and SXSW, plus …

Public Speaking

Can IGTV Finally Legitimize Vertical Video?

What comes to mind when you see a vertical video? That is, a video that is taller than it is wider.<p>Are you filled with unbridled rage? Do you roll …

Social Media

How To Boost Your Content With An Omni-Sensory Experience!

Does your content provide an omni sensory experience. What the heck does that even mean? I asked myself that question when Brian Fanzo (@SocialFanz) …

Social Media

3 Ways to Master the One Thing About Video That Entrepreneurs Don't Understand: Distribution

Got the 'Citizen Kane' of online videos? It still needs to reach the right audience.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Digital marketers have been creating videos since the dawn of their job category. But because most people would rather watch a video than read paragraphs …

Social Media