Jason Ankeny

Jason Ankeny

Chicago-based writer Jason Ankeny is the executive editor of Fiercemobile content, a daily electronic newsletter dedicated to mobile media, applications and marketing.

Growth Strategies

The Secret Behind This Legendary Hollywood Hotel's 50-Year Run

The Sunset Marquis isn't just a place where entertainment icons stay and play--it's a Hollywood legend in its own right. Here's your all-access pass.
Revolutionizing the Film Industry With Remote-Controlled Drones
Starting a Business

Revolutionizing the Film Industry With Remote-Controlled Drones

Videography company Aerial Media Pros captures hard to get shots at a fraction of the traditional cost.
A New Take on Vintage Design
Starting a Business

A New Take on Vintage Design

Apparel startup Homage combines period-correct design sensibilities with contemporary production techniques.
The Future of Fashion Design Is Mobile
Technology

The Future of Fashion Design Is Mobile

Crowdstar's new Covet Fashion app lets fashionistas style a digital mannequin by mixing and matching real-world garments and accessories -- all from their phones.
The Man Behind the 'Bible of Bro Culture'
Entrepreneurs

The Man Behind the 'Bible of Bro Culture'

Rude, crude, sexist and often mean-spirited, David Portnoy's Barstool Sports has become a go-to for young men. But can Portnoy continue to cash in on controversy?
Creating a Banner Ad Worth Clicking on
Marketing

Creating a Banner Ad Worth Clicking on

Dispop sources click-worthy banner-ad proposals from a network of designers.
Fashion Trend for 2014: Country Couture on the Rise
Growth Strategies

Fashion Trend for 2014: Country Couture on the Rise

Country music's crossover appeal is spurring interest in western apparel.
Why Your Business Should Get in on the Gamification Trend
Technology

Why Your Business Should Get in on the Gamification Trend

Gamification, a principle for applying gameplay mechanics and theories to everyday problems, is growing in popularity. Here's how your small business can start playing.
Using Gamification to Boost Staff Morale
Technology

Using Gamification to Boost Staff Morale

In addition to helping business owners solve problems around customer engagement and retention, gamification can enhance staff relations.
Creating a Mobile Game: A Cautionary Tale
Technology

Creating a Mobile Game: A Cautionary Tale

Entrepreneur wanted in on the multibillion-dollar mobile gaming business. So we decided to build our own iPhone game and share everything we learned with readers. Here's the painfully true story of Bosshole.
A Facebook Alum Builds an Intelligent Sales Platform
Starting a Business

A Facebook Alum Builds an Intelligent Sales Platform

Darian Shirazi turned down a $35 million acquisition offer from Google, and leveraged his massive local database to provide real-time information for sales teams targeting the U.S. small-business market.
The Company Giving Common Objects a Sleek New Design
Marketing

The Company Giving Common Objects a Sleek New Design

Slice aims to make everyday items both nicer to look at and easier to use.
In New Venture, Bonobos Co-Founder Reimagines the Way Men Shop
Growth Strategies

In New Venture, Bonobos Co-Founder Reimagines the Way Men Shop

Brian Spaly's latest venture, Trunk Club, bucks conventional retail models.
SoLoMo and How It Can Help Your Marketing
Marketing

SoLoMo and How It Can Help Your Marketing

The convergence of social media, mobile interactivity and geolocation technology has given rise to a new marketing trend: SoLoMo. The name may be a mouthful, but it could signal the next evolution of local advertising.
When to Hire a Design Firm to Get Your Logo Just Right
Marketing

When to Hire a Design Firm to Get Your Logo Just Right

Struggling to convey your startup's value to consumers? Team with the right design firm for branding that fits.