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.

How These 10 Marketing Campaigns Became Viral Hits
Data-Driven Marketing

How These 10 Marketing Campaigns Became Viral Hits

Any company can create word-of-mouth ad -- all it takes is a clever idea and skillful execution.
Success or Failure: Which Breeds Stronger, More Resilient Entrepreneurs?
Careers

Success or Failure: Which Breeds Stronger, More Resilient Entrepreneurs?

Are champions born or are they made?
Aereo CEO: 'We're on the Side of the Angels'
Business Accelerated

Aereo CEO: 'We're on the Side of the Angels'

Aereo, which snatches over-the-air TV signals and streams them on the internet for a few dollars a month, is determined to prevail over the TV networks trying to bring it down.
Our Collective Mobile Security Blind Spot
Ready To Launch

Our Collective Mobile Security Blind Spot

With business continuing its shift from the desktop to smartphones and tablets, more than half of all companies now have sensitive information stored on mobile devices.
Small Business - Big Impact

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
Ready To Launch

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
Business Accelerated

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'
Control What You Can

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
Data-Driven 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
Small Business - Big Impact

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
Business Accelerated

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
Business Accelerated

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
Business Accelerated

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
Young Millionaires

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.