Technology Blogger

Back in 2012, my husband had an idea for a blog. He wanted to write something positive about technology because he saw a lot of fear surrounding technology–paranoia about vaccinations, fear about tracking and surveillance, and more. He wanted to get people excited about technology, excited about the possibilities for the future, spark the interest and imaginations of people online with visions about what’s possible right now. I thought this was a great idea, so I built him the blogRead more

The Truth about Engagement

Joseph Carrabis, chief research officer at The Next Stage Evolution, talked with Visionary Excellence about the nature of engagement, the future of analytics and how to develop a knowledge base about customers that includes not only clicks and bounce rate, but also passion, fear, disgust and love.Read more

3D Printing and the Future of Fashion

This post originally appeared on InsideFMM. This is another one of those stories that seems like science fiction, but is actually reality. Retail, distribution and manufacturing are on the verge of rebirth because of a revolutionary emerging technology: 3D printing. Early adopters in the fashion industry are embracing this new technology and creating truly innovative products that are currently available (see below). Someday customers will be able to print out clothes in the comfort of their living rooms, and that dayRead more

Managing Editor and Influencer

Back in 2010, I had the good fortune to work with Macala Wright, founder and publisher of Fashionablymarketing.me. Also known as “Inside FMM,” she had built her fashion, marketing and technology blog to a digital publication racking 1,500-2,000 unique page views a day and one million page views per year before she suspended its publication in 2012. As managing editor, I wrote and edited blog posts, managed contributing writers and created an editorial schedule in collaboration with Macala. She’s a fast mover,Read more

The Digital Future of Fashion Weeks and Trade Shows

This post was originally published on InsideFMM. In June 2011, Joah Spearman, co-founder and executive producer of Style X, contributed an article to the Huffington Post that asserted that fashion weeks and trade shows are industry relics soon to be replaced by digital platforms that are democratizing the fashion industry. “Fashion week events are still everywhere and rampant with budgets,” Spearman wrote. “They represent the TV of the fashion business; yes, people still watch them and there’s still a lot of money behindRead more