“Things I’ve Learned from Lately” is a regular compilation of articles that have made me a smarter marketer. Hopefully, they’ll help you, too.
NFL is More Valuable than Ever - The NFL has had more than its share of issues, but overall, it remains the most valuable sports business in the world. NFL teams make up more than half of the 50 most valuable sports franchises. This article is pretty interesting considering the PR hell scape that has been the last several years of the NFL.
Confidence Doesn’t Mean Knowledgable - A recent study on the public’s perception of genetically modified foods raises some interesting insight into how the human mind works. “Those who were most opposed to genetically modified foods believed they were the most knowledgeable about the issue, yet scored the lowest on actual tests of scientific knowledge.” The more we think we know, the less we may know.
Did I Do That? - There is so much we’re contending with now when it comes to tech. We’re just now seeing the serious ramifications of seemingly innocuous features and products developed years ago. This is the story of the Retweet, “the button that ruined the internet,” from the guy who invented it.