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My New Vantage Point at SalientMG

  • by Kate Kaye
  • Aug 23, 2017

As a business reporter since before the dot com bust (That’s B.C. — Before Cellphone), I’ve chronicled the evolution of digital media and marketing — from the early days of ad networks and behavioral targeting to today’s rapidly-moving mobile location data, IoT and AI sectors. My nearly two-decade reporting career immersed me in a dizzying […]

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Client Highlights – July 2017

  • by admin
  • Jul 31, 2017

At SalientMG, we take pride in client success: hearing they landed a major client, secured funding or did something to further their business objectives and increase their bottom line. Really, that’s the most important thing. But, we also take pride in the marketing initiatives and articles that increase visibility and exposure to help accelerate the […]

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2017 Client Highlights (so far!)

  • by admin
  • Jun 30, 2017

At SalientMG, we take pride in client success: hearing they landed a major client, secured funding or did something to further their business objectives and increase their bottom line. Really, that’s the most important thing. But, we also take pride in the marketing initiatives and articles that increase visibility and exposure to help accelerate the […]

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Ad Tech Gets the Jump on 2017 at CES

  • by Mack McKelvey
  • Feb 13, 2017

While many industries returned to their desks during the first full week of January 2017, the tech industry converged on Las Vegas for the annual Consumer Electronics Show (CES). This year, amid exciting revelations around autonomous cars, gaming systems, robots, artificial intelligence, computers, IoT, and even smart breast pumps; the advertising ecosystem was front and center […]

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Veluxe CEO Susanna Quinn on 7 Keys to Brand Traction

  • by Mack McKelvey
  • Dec 23, 2016

Jared Polis, Congressman from Colorado and the founder of Blue Mountain Cards and ProFlowers, said, “Underestimate the amazing Susanna Quinn at your peril.” I recently sat with Susanna Quinn, founder/CEO of Veluxe, and I heeded that warning. I found her to be a refreshingly authentic and savvy CEO who was willing to share her experiences […]

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Fortune Brainstorm Tech Inspires Marketers With Possibilities

  • by Mack McKelvey
  • Jul 20, 2016

Fortune Brainstorm Tech was not billed as a marketing conference. There were no mainstage discussions about campaigns, content, pricing trends, or ad blockers. But plenty of other topics on the agenda were near and dear to marketers, who were among the 600-plus C-level executives who last week descended on Aspen, Colo., to talk about advancements in […]

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What’s In a Name?

  • by Mack McKelvey
  • Jun 08, 2016

Before moving to Denver in the summer of 1995, I had been an intern for a U.S. Congresswoman; I had volunteered on Presidential, Gubernatorial and local elections; I had worked for the same restaurant and Marriott hotel for several years. I was a solid high school student and recent college graduate. When starting my first job hunt, I remember […]

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The Chaos of Creation

  • by Mack McKelvey
  • Feb 02, 2016

I was mesmerized by last night’s Grease: Live! on Fox.  The direction, the cast (and their performances) and the production went far beyond any live television show we’ve seen to-date.  Could this be the renaissance of live TV, a one-hit wonder or just another Sunday night?  And what, if anything does this teach us about […]

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How Mentors Can Help You for a Reason, a Season or a Lifetime

  • by Mack McKelvey
  • Jan 26, 2016

Today’s definition of mentorship is fairly nebulous. Is a mentor a coach, a confidant or perhaps someone that quietly helps behind the scenes? The truth is that it likely falls somewhere in between all of these. There are formally-structured mentoring relationships and ones that are more loosely-defined. But for those of us who have had […]

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New Year’s Resolutions Won’t Make You More Successful

  • by Mack McKelvey
  • Jan 06, 2016

It’s that time of year again–year-in-reviews and predictions are flooding my Twitter (TWTR -1.64%) feed. While the New Year is a good time for executives to pause and reflect on the previous year’s successes and missed opportunities, it should also mark the time that leaders are focused on the coming year’s goals and milestones. Business milestones are one thing; resolutions are […]

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