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Chris McLaren
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Come on, Swansea!!! Man U, this will be your expression when Swansea scorpion-kicks you all in the collective nuts tomorrow.
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Digital Marketing
  • Wunderman
    Digital Marketing Strategy & Planning, present
  • Target
    Business Consultant, 2007 - 2009
  • FICO
    Sr. Manager, Digital Marketing, 2003 - 2007
  • Digital River
    Independent Consultant, 2009 - 2009
  • Ciceron
    Creative Director, 1998 - 2003
  • Gage Marketing
    Director, Emerging Media & Strategy, 2009 - 2012
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Interactive and social media marketer. Constantly seeking the point at which new-tech hype ends and real business value begins.
Marketing and technology professional with over ten years experience in agency, corporate financial services and retail settings. MBA from Carlson School of Management with focus on Marketing and Innovation Management. Experienced in B2B and B2C marketing management, web-based product development, and technology portfolio management. Skilled at using new technology to overcome business challenges and deliver value innovation.
  • University of Minnesota
    MBA, 2003 - 2007
  • University of Wisconsin
    Graphic Design & English, 1990 - 1995
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9 Things Emotionally Intelligent People Won't Do

My last article, How Successful People Stay Calm, really struck a nerve (it has more than a million reads here on Forbes). The trick is that

Gmail Visual Inbox Could Mean Pay-To-Deliver For Email Marketing | Expre...

Google is rolling out a field trial for Gmail users to test out a “Grid View” for promotional email. The Grid View offers a Pinterest-style

5 Books Every 20-Something Needs to Read

The media is dead wrong.Nearly every article I read about millennials makes it seem like the image above is all we stand for—a superficial,

When Teams Prevent Greatness

Our society reveres individual greatness. We root for the Kobe Bryants and Peyton Mannings of the world, we are mesmerized by the likes of M

Perfect Practice Makes Perfect

The “10,000-hour rule” – that this level of practice holds the secret to great success in any field – has become sacrosanct gospel, echoed o

The Positive Power of Negative Thinking

If you want to achieve a major goal, conventional wisdom says to think positive. Picture yourself delivering the perfect presentation, and a

10 Things Employees Want More Than a Raise

Making big money is often less important to employees than satisfying these basic needs.

Thought Leaders: Digital Experts or Douchebags?

It's always fascinating to see how cultural divisions arise within communities, especially around language. Having been part of the world of

The Two Basic Facts That Should Be in Every Shutdown Story

If Congress could vote on a "clean" bill, it could end the shutdown tonight. So why isn't it allowed to vote?

50 Powerful Statistics About Tech Mega Trends Affecting Every Business

There are five mega trends impacting the IT departments of every company: Mobile, Social, Cloud, Apps and Big Data. In this presentation, Va

What Marketing Activities Do Small Businesses Outsource?

Marketing Strategy - The creation of TV and radio advertisements is the most commonly outsourced marketing activity by small businesses, acc

Ad agency gives workers 500 paid hours to pursue passions |

MINNEAPOLIS - Another summer racing by; so many plans, so little time, but this summer is different for Janie Waldron. "My neighbor he goes,

Agencies Are to Blame for Job-Hopping Epidemic

Junior staffers say they'd stay longer at media agencies if it wasn't so hard to progress.

10 Marketing Roles for the Next 10 Years

Did you know that nine in 10 companies create their own content to attract or retain customers? That content is then distributed through soc

Sales Worst Practices: Three phrases I don’t want you to say anymore

Quick update: I am tired and I missed a post this week. Well, enough with that. Today, I felt like making a list of passive aggressive sales

A Standard Business Plan Outline — Business Plan Help & Small Busine...

What information needs to be in your business plan? What is the order of information that will make the most sense to lenders and investors?

So You Want to Start an Agency? Here's Some Tips | Guest Columnists - Ad...

Here are 11 things you need to know, starting with: The world does not need another ad agency.

Social Recommendations - Brand Advocacy - Social Media Marketing - Word ...

Zuberance powers millions of Social Recommendations for leading brands on Facebook, Twitter, Yelp, Amazon and more.

How Apple and Amazon Security Flaws Led to My Epic Hacking | Gadget Lab ...

In the space of one hour, my entire digital life was destroyed. First my Google account was taken over, then deleted. Next my Twitter accoun

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