(Vincent Cacace / MediaPost)
VR is on all kinds of 2017 prediction lists. Here’s your first primer on measurement.
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The Shortcut app’s innovation is to change how we listen.
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Insight into how non-media organizations wrestle with engagement.
(Julien Collet / Medium)
Two minutes on what makes a good metric.
(Elad Levy / Medium)
This 5-minute project is an easy New Year’s Resolution.
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Jason Alcorn (@jasonalcorn) is the Metrics Editor for MediaShift. In addition to his work with MediaShift, he works as a consultant with non-profits and newsrooms.