Ryan Stoner | Brand Strategist

Brands and Chatbots, the Time is Now

Brands and Chatbots, the Time is Now

Chat is the future: Generation Y is the first generation to prefer chatting over the web or social media to talk, rather than over the phone. Six of the top ten most used apps globally are messaging apps. And it’s not just how they prefer to talk to each other, it’s...
What Agencies Can Learn From Incubators

What Agencies Can Learn From Incubators

Jason Alan Snyder recently wrote a piece in AdWeek covering the strengths and weaknesses of agencies that really got me thinking. While agencies have the energy and stimulus to really drive a person professionally, when it comes to invention and innovation, they can...
Thoughts on Facebook’s F8 Conference

Thoughts on Facebook’s F8 Conference

Facebook’s F8 developer’s conference completed last month, a platform for, amongst other things, Zuckerberg’s speech about the devotion he has about branching out beyond social media. Adweek calls him the “Oprah of the Digital Age” From airplanes and satellites, to...
Using the Internet of Things to Shape Brands

Using the Internet of Things to Shape Brands

First, let’s start with the basics of what the “Internet of Things” is. For years, the only information on the internet was captured and input by human beings. Recently, however, we’ve seen a surge in “smart” objects. From your fitness tracking wristband to lights in...