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Derek McLennan
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The Content Promotion Ecosystem

This is a great graphic and solid article from +RelevancePublication on the ecosystem around paid promotion of content: http://relevance.com/introducing-the-content-promotion-ecosystem/ I think this merging of paid promotion and amplification of content is going to be very big over the next few years.
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The same thing happens to me once every three months. I’m productive and prolific and then, all of a sudden, I feel overwhelmed. I realize that I’ve taken on too much. When it comes to saying yes to
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Harley-Davidson will unveil its first electric motorcycle next week: http://on.mash.to/1pjTKyi
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"Here it is – the completed +Adobe Creative Cloud mosaic! See each of the tiles from the 48 creatives around the world who contributed their unique expressions to our mosaic: http://adobe.ly/1yoF4Uw

Missed our #CCNext event? Watch the replay below."
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Hiring a new employee is always risky business. Take the guesswork out of the process with advice by LinkedIn Influencer James Caan. http://linkd.in/1rlSoHl
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Photo series featuring record collectors & their massive vinyl collections http://ow.ly/yH1KX
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Happy Juneteenth!

Juneteenth is the oldest known celebration commemorating the ending of slavery in the United States. Dating back to 1865, it was on June 19th that the Union soldiers, led by Major General Gordon Granger, landed at Galveston, Texas with news that the war had ended and that the enslaved were now free. Note that this was two and a half years after President Lincoln’s Emancipation Proclamation - which had become official January 1, 1863. The Emancipation Proclamation had little impact on the Texans due to the minimal number of Union troops to enforce the new Executive Order. However, with the surrender of General Lee in April of 1865, and the arrival of General Granger’s regiment, the forces were finally strong enough to influence and overcome the resistance.

Source: http://www.juneteenth.com/history.htm
Photo: Juneteenth celebration from 1900 via The Smithsonian
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