John Boitnott

John Boitnott

VIP Contributor / 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.

More From John Boitnott

Careers

How to Tell Your Boss 'No' When Asked to Run a Personal Errand

If the boss thinks you're there to coordinate with the dog walker, you need to figure out for yourself why you're there.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Branding

5 Ways to Turn Mere Followers Into Devoted Brand Ambassadors

You will never sell yourself more persuasively than your enthused customers can.
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