John Boitnott

John Boitnott

Journalist, Digital Media Consultant and Investor
John Boitnott is a longtime digital media consultant and journalist living in San Francisco. He's written for Venturebeat, USA Today and FastCompany.
One Way to Reduce Inconvenience and Cost of Managing IT
Information Technology

One Way to Reduce Inconvenience and Cost of Managing IT

'Hyperconvergence' is transforming IT storage. Here's how you can start making the switch.
How Self-Learning Software Is Already a Huge Part of Your Life
Artificial Intelligence

How Self-Learning Software Is Already a Huge Part of Your Life

Artificial intelligence has been a thing of the future for so long that we can easily overlook how important it is now.
7 Tips for Successfully Introducing Freemium Business Software
Freemium

7 Tips for Successfully Introducing Freemium Business Software

Making a profit on a new software business solution requires successfully giving away the basic version.
Plan to Get the Most Out of CES
CES 2017

Plan to Get the Most Out of CES

Without a plan you risk CES being a blur of cool tech and missed opportunities to meet the people you need to know.
How Virtual Reality Will Change Storytelling and Marketing in the Next Decade
Virtual Reality

How Virtual Reality Will Change Storytelling and Marketing in the Next Decade

Consumers will grow accustomed to immersive brand experiences, requiring businesses to create campaigns that are more interactive.
4 Industries Wearable Tech Is Already Changing Forever
Wearable Tech

4 Industries Wearable Tech Is Already Changing Forever

Wearables are an example of technology that won't replace human workers, just make them vastly more effective at their jobs.
7 Things Teenagers Can Teach You About Social Media Success
Social Media

7 Things Teenagers Can Teach You About Social Media Success

A good way to decipher social media is to learn from young people for whom it is no mystery at all.
8 Free Training Tools That Will Help You Excel at Your Job
Professional improvement

8 Free Training Tools That Will Help You Excel at Your Job

Not every employer will pay for training to get you ahead but they all notice when you're falling behind.
How to Spot Real News from Fake News Online: A Definitive Guide
News and Trends

How to Spot Real News from Fake News Online: A Definitive Guide

Many of these fakes originate from overseas "companies," whose members cite "income" as the primary motivating factor.
4 Ways to Handle a Boss Who Steals Credit for Your Ideas
Leadership Qualities

4 Ways to Handle a Boss Who Steals Credit for Your Ideas

Being a loyal member of the team doesn't require you be a passive victim.
8 Ways to Negotiate Your Way to a Higher Salary
Asking For a Raise

8 Ways to Negotiate Your Way to a Higher Salary

These raise strategies work because they focus on showcasing the value proposition an employee offers.
Why Employee Engagement Programs Backfire and What You Can Do About It
Employee Engagement

Why Employee Engagement Programs Backfire and What You Can Do About It

To create true engagement among employees, leadership teams need to first understand what employees want.
5 Ways to Reach Businesses Looking for Your Services But Haven't Found You Yet
Marketing

5 Ways to Reach Businesses Looking for Your Services But Haven't Found You Yet

B2B marketing is fundamentally about getting introductions and building relationships.
5 Ways to Turn Mere Followers Into Devoted Brand Ambassadors
Make More Happen

5 Ways to Turn Mere Followers Into Devoted Brand Ambassadors

You will never sell yourself more persuasively than your enthused customers can.
7 Types of Jerks Found in Every Office
Office Politics

7 Types of Jerks Found in Every Office

Everybody is aggravating to somebody some of the time. A jerk is aggravating to everybody all the time.