Jenn Wilson

57 Flips | 7 Magazines | 7 Likes | 13 Following | 4 Followers | @jennjem | Award winning author and composer. Publisher, planet slueth, curler, and other hashtagables. @jennwilsonjw

MIP 2014: On Digital Books and the New Subscription Economy

New research on subscription ebook models from BISG shows publishers are still reticent, while consumers who embrace the model continue to buy …

How Mute Erodes What’s Great About Twitter

Twitter introduced Mute earlier this week, a feature that makes following someone just like friending on Facebook: an empty gesture.<p>Following is fraught. Twitter’s simple-on-purpose social interface–you are either following someone’s tweets, which means they visibly populate your feed, or you …

Is This How We'll Cure Cancer?

For 85% of kids with a terrible cancer called acute lymphoblastic leukemia, chemotherapy is a cure–but not for Emily Whitehead. Diagnosed at 5, she suffered an infection from her first round of chemo and nearly lost her legs. Then the cancer came back; she was put into remission once more and …

ASCAP and the Great Pandora Battle Where Artists and Musicians Pay the Price

<i>Guest post by Monica Corton (@momusing), Executive Vice President, Creative Affairs & Licensing Next Decade Entertainment, Inc.</i><p>I spent many hours …

8 Ways Tech Has Completely Rewired Our Brains

Technology has altered human physiology. It makes us think differently, feel differently, even dream differently. It affects our memory, attention …

Invest Online In Startups Via Equity Crowdfunding

Investing involves risks, including loss of capital, illiquidity, lack of dividends and dilution, and should be done only as part of a diversified …

Agile issue tracking

Don't ask how projects are going.<p>Watch how they're going in real time. Log in with Google Apps to get started<p>Wish you could see all your projects at …

Project Management

Digital Publishing Strategy: Key to Profit

Digital publishing is in high demand these days.<p><b>But what can guarantee 100% profit from a digital magazine or newspaper?</b><p>Some publishers mistakenly …

How to Take Your Publishing Brand International in 2014

<i>Mick Rigby is the CEO Yodel Mobile, where he brings more than 20 years of experience as a strategist in advertising and marketing.</i><p>We’ve almost reached the tablet-to-PC tipping point where the cheaper, more portable tablet form factor is becoming the de facto device for browsing and consuming online …

Train your brain to stay sharp

Chicago - A brief course of brain exercises helped older adults hold on to improvements in reasoning skills and processing speed for 10 years after …

20 Ways To Maximize Your Motivation All The Time

Are you looking for effective ways to help you maximize your motivation? Look no more - these 20 tips are sure to help you stay motivated all the …

30 Days, 30 Workouts: Our anti-resolution guide to keeping you motivated

30 Days, 30 Workouts: Our anti-resolution guide to keeping you motivated<p>Date January 7, 2014<p>It’s #NewYearNewMe time. Practically everyone has …

How to Harness Your Brain's Dopamine Supply and Increase Motivation

I spent an hour on this opening paragraph. The hour wasn't time well spent, mind you. Sure, I was working—writing, deleting, fiddling with words here …

Imagination can change what we hear and see

Our imagination may affect how we experience the world more than we perhaps think. What we imagine hearing or seeing "in our head" can change our …

Do TED Talks Prevent Real Innovation?

University of California San Diego professor Benjamin Bratton gave his own TED talk about why the much-loved lectures don't provide the reasoned, practical solutions they claim to. Is he right?<p>TED talks are intended to spread ideas worth spreading. But have you ever left a TED talk with a false …

TED Talks

Your brain is wired to quiet voices in your head

Nerve circuits let the brain turn down sounds that come from our own actions, and turn up other sounds we need to pay attention to, say …

It Takes a Child's Mindset to Discover Your Business's Purpose

Today, embracing a business's purpose is more critical than ever, but discovering it may require a change in thinking.<p>In the bestselling book <i>It's Not What You Sell, It's What You Stand For</i>, author Roy Spence makes the case that all extraordinary businesses are driven by purpose.<p>Spence has tested …

Business Strategy