The Coney Island problem

Disney theme parks created more than 20 billion dollars in revenue last year. Coney Island, not so much. Coney Island is dozens of small honky tonk vendors and attractions, an ecosystem, not a corporation. Independent local stores got hammered by the more organized stores in the mall and then by the centrally controlled Wal-mart and…

How to Get Sponsored on Instagram [What 500+ Social Media Marketers Are Looking For]

It’s no surprise you want to become a paid Instagram influencer, but the idea of getting your posts sponsored might seem laughable if you’re just posting pictures of your brunch instead of skydiving pictures in Australia.   But you’re probably more marketable than you think — as Instagram is a popular channel for influencers to…