Kurt Kohlstedt

Urbanist, Author and Speaker

Tag: media

Seattle Interactive Conference 2013: Super Apps vs the Open Web

The 2013 Seattle Interactive Conference featured independent viral sensations to seasoned Fortune 50 representatives and much in between. The messages were diverse, but at least one thread emerged to tie many of them together: ┬ámore people are spending more time outside the web-as-such and inside so-called ‘Super Apps’ – hub spaces like Google, Facebook and […]

How Social Media Sites & Online Profiles are Replacing Conventional Engines of Search

The headline might sound extreme or downright fallacious to anyone who is a webmaster or online publisher, marketer or promoter or any kind. After all, search engine traffic is the pot of gold at the end of the SEO rainbow, right? And social media traffic, well, that is the fickle here-today-gone-tomorrow set of visitors who […]

Resource(ful)s: Genuine Forward-Thinkers in Online Media

Beware of experts in marketing, communications and business. For better or worse, the best resources are generally reserved for the resourceful – those who go beyond Google or the over-hyped ‘experts’ in a field or profession.