In US there are now 4 groups where <50% say they are religious: 18-24, 25-34, Students, People w/ Masters & Doctor degrees. Probably about right: education and religion inversely correlate (more education, less likely to believe in supernatural beings). And young people thanks to the internet are more critical thinkers / questioning their world (http://goo.gl/Qaxbf2). Good stuff.
Honestly have no problem with people who believe and keep it personal but the religious people who push their agendas on the world and stop, say,marriage equality or equal rights for women are just awful humans. With tomorrow's leaders and policy makers not being religious all this nonsensical BS will hopefully be totally behind us :)
Got around to testing a music distributor to share my art. The problem again is they have no mechanism for creative commons (non profit) artists. There is no "free" option (I have to pay to upload my art and I also can't offer it for cost of $0 - they don't consider non-profit artists). Also my most recent album Untold Story (https://adamsinger.bandcamp.com/album/untold-story) was rejected because it has some snippets of vocals on several of the tracks from other artists (despite the services looking the other way on big name artists like Girl Talk). A bit hypocritical but that's the music industry.
Anyway if you want to stream my 2012 artist album "What If" you now can:
And it should be on others like Pandora now too.
Of course you can download it free on my music site here:
Note since I have released this album under Creative Commons any $ made from streaming I'll donate to Cancer Research and Muscular Dystophy Assoc. This way I am being true to the notion of a not for profit artist.
I also had to use different album art since the original art was creative commons and I can't re-use that image in a platform where $ is made (non-commercial license).
1) Don't buy into brand. Just get a car that works for your needs. There's no need to overspend if you're not image obsessed.
2) Arrange your schedule to avoid traffic. I drive into the office at 5:45am every morning and then exercise, and then I drive home in the early afternoon and keep working from home.
3) Take your car to cool places that are difficult to access without a car (like all the amazing hikes in the bay area)! Definitely helps with the healthier/fresh air/happier points.
4) Find stuff to do while in the car that are enjoyable. There's a lot of great podcasts and books on tape (Going Clear!) that keep you engaged.
5) Carbon footprint: you got me there. :)
- Product Marketing Manager, Google Analytics, 2012 - presentAnalytics Advocate at Google: empowering marketers, developers and analysts globally through enterprise web, social and mobile analytics. Editor for #1 Analytics blog globally and trusted voice of 7-figure social communities on behalf of Google. Learn more about my role on the Google Jobs site: http://goo.gl/0YFzn
- LEWIS PRDigital Marketing Practice Director, 2010 - 2012Lead a team of 300+ consultants at tech PR agency LEWIS for all social media, SEO and inbound marketing programs. Responsible for developing processes implemented by team members globally, thought leadership content creation for the LEWIS brand, business development for LEWIS' fast-growing digital practice and internal training for all team members on holistic online marketing: from analytics and content creation to search and social marketing.
- TopRank Online MarketingDigital Marketing Account Manager, 2009 - 2010Digital marketer, speaker and blogger for renowned TopRank Online Marketing, where I provided online marketing and PR strategy for top B2B and B2C brands in industries such as marketing, healthcare technology, manufacturing, advertising/subscription-based web startups and much in between. I also contributed to TopRank’s Online Marketing Blog, with over 40,000 subscribers that is ranked by Advertising Age and Technorati as one of the top Business & Marketing blogs online.
- Pierson Grant PRDirector of Digital Strategy, 2006 - 2009Lead creative Internet marketing campaigns, web design consulting, social media marketing, SEM/SEO campaigns, and digital strategy consulting for all clients at Pierson Grant Public Relations.
Adam Singer is Analytics Advocate at Google, a marketing, media and PR industry speaker, tech consultant, startup adviser and blogger. He previously was digital director for a 300+ person global consulting team and over the course of his career has provided online marketing strategy for B2B & B2C brands in a variety of industries including marketing, healthcare technology, consumer tech, manufacturing, advertising/subscription-based web startups, and much in between. Adam and his campaigns are consistently cited by top media outlets such as TechCrunch, AdWeek, Entrepreneur Magazine, Techdirt, NY Times and more for creative use of digital marketing and PR. Singer blogs at The Future Buzz - an award winning blog read by more than 50,000 readers per month.
He has a diverse amount of online marketing experience: from building million-member communities in social platforms such as Google+, Twitter & Facebook, to implementing enterprise SEO programs on popular sites with 7 figures in monthly traffic, to developing high conversion, niche-specific sites, to high-trafficked blogs (he built one of the most popular independently-owned marketing blogs from scratch as well as currently edits the #1 Analytics blog globally).
Adam is also a frequent marketing, PR and tech industry speaker at top events globally including AppNation, PRNews Conferences, Webmaster World’s PubCon, Search Engine Strategies, Integrated Marketing Summit, and a variety of user conferences for publicly-traded technology companies globally.
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