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As a nationally recognized marketing expert, digital media strategist and start-up veteran, Sean X has been at the forefront of digital for over two decades.

From running marketing globally for Ask.com, to his work as an agency creative and digital strategist for major consumer brands, he has helped shape the way consumers interact online.

Sean is currently VP of Marketing for Nav which provides small business owners with free tools–including personal and business credit scores–and helps them find the best business credit cards and best business loans.

Noted for his tell-it-like-it-is style, Sean X is actively sought after as a dynamic speaker, presenter, writer and digital strategic thinker.

Having lived through one too many Midwest winters, he currently lives in overpriced tech-mecca of San Francisco.

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The Nexus 7 Tablet Will Fail

(31) Comments | Posted July 2, 2012 | 11:49 AM

I have asked myself why, with the greatest collective brain trust at a single company, Google continues to fail to develop anything new that drives revenue? And why do they have to give away products for free (Gmail), deeply discount them (Nexus 7), or fund them at a loss (YouTube)...

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Social Media Is to Social Discovery, Like Porn Is to...

(0) Comments | Posted June 7, 2012 | 5:46 PM

...Well, good porn, I guess. The Glimpse Social Discovery Conference in San Francisco brought together an all day fest of experts in the Social Discovery space. Social Discovery is the new black, I guess, and that black is a better, one-more, one-louder version of social media; for it...

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The Mobile Signature: 'Please excsue typoo's'

(6) Comments | Posted May 9, 2012 | 12:23 PM

NOTE This is an iPhone email. The iPhone keyboard is, to say the least, persnickety. Since I have neither the thumbs of a newborn, nor the texting prowess of a 13-year-old, please excuse the occasional spelling mistake.

And so reads my iPhone signature line. Why should this offend anyone? And...

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Top 11 Responses to 'Can We Have Your Facebook Password?' in an Interview

(44) Comments | Posted March 27, 2012 | 5:22 PM

I have been embroiled in debate over employers asking potential interview candidates for their Facebook password. It is such a fundamental breach of privacy that I almost become apoplectic when I think about it. Unfortunately people applying for jobs are not in power positions, and often feel pressured...

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How to Teach a Client About Pinterest... and Help Yourself While Doing It

(0) Comments | Posted March 8, 2012 | 10:24 AM

Like nailing Jello to a wall, Pinterest is a bit hard to "get." It's fairly easy to define the concept, "scrapbooking with high viral potential," however many people, including many of my clients, struggle to figure out if it has any worth to them.

Instead of just telling...

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What Does Love Mean to Brands?

(1) Comments | Posted February 24, 2012 | 2:32 PM

Love. Often people give presentations about "brand" love and cite companies like Apple, or Starbucks, or Virgin. Guess what? No other brand is Apple, or Starbucks, or Virgin; and you cannot just go out and copy those brands. If I stood in front of you and presented a case study...

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