5 years ago when I left Minneapolis to move to San Francisco, I went car-free and documented how even after a short time period I found the experience completely transformative for my life in a positive way. As positive if not more so than ditching cable TV or getting better and more consistent exercise.
In a previous column, I shared technical reports related to performance that modern marketers can’t live without. It’s true, technical issues are a shared responsibility of marketers and developers, with each group having a strong understanding of the other.
One of the most frequent requests I receive while speaking at events and talking to users is for us to release more macro insights. We’ve been listening, and December has been a great month for us for sharing big picture thinking and unique data.
Unless you’ve embraced the life of a hermit over the past decade or so, it’s impossible that you haven’t seen at least one of the 1,000 episodes of Discovery Channel’s “Deadliest Catch.” The show depicts the real-life, heart-pounding nature of being a king crab fisherman out on the dark, dangerous waters of Alaska’s Bering Sea.
As a (relatively) frequent traveler, typically around ~30-40 trips a year involving flying, I’ve almost universally hated airline brands. Delayed flights due to broken planes, awful customer service, bad e-commerce platforms, overbooked flights, uncomfortable seats, terrible food in-flight, etc.