The Three. Le Trois. El Tres

Hello!

Happy FriYaY!

Here are the three articles that caught my eye!

I love you all!

Have a great weekend!

Nick

@Nickhtang

P.S. If you’re building a business, followers on social media aren’t the same as customers.

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Stay at home workout

If it’s nice, go outside for a walk, chat with your neighbor (maintain the 6 feet/2 meter social distancing rule), re-fill your bird bath or if you have a backyard, patio and furniture, sit in the backyard. And listen to nature (the same applies if you live in a condo or apartment. Go onto your balcony).

Bonus article: it takes 66 days to create a new habit. Fitness wise, a lot of you are downloading fitness apps. Or joining live, online fitness groups. I can guarantee that 100% of you won’t be going back to the gym when it re-opens. And you’ll continue to use your app/online group to do your workouts:

Fitness apps see 67% jump in installs during pandemic

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It could be in aisle 3…

The top three reasons why there’s a paper towel shortage during this pandemic (article is behind a paywall):

  1. JIT (Just In Time) deliveries (from the manufacturer -> store regional warehouse -> store)
  2. It takes years to build a new plant and
  3. It’s expensive to keep things in a warehouse.

Why Are There Still Not Enough Paper Towels

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Pandemic pods

If you’re in marketing, you need to be aware of this.

Why?

Because many generations are living together.

And you’ll have to budget some money to create the services they’ll need (eg: the Peloton Family Plan or Netflix’s Premium Plan (four people can watch Netflix at the same time)):

Pod people: what marketers need to know about this new kind of ‘family’

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It’s about the video clips

Technology’s impact on the entertainment world?

The ability of a TV/cable/sports show etc to create a video clip(s). So it can go viral on social media (because you need options in case you don’t have time to watch your favorite show):

‘Video highlights will be more valuable than live rights,’ says WarnerMedia VP

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Shameless plug

If you have nothing to do on Thursday, August 27th, you can join me for #AIChat (it’s a 10-15 minute Twitter chat on artificial intelligence (AI)).

I can guarantee that you’ll learn something new in 10-15 minutes.

My guest?

Dr. Sophia Ononye-Onyia, PhD MPH MBA

The topic?

How can AI be used in life sciences?

The time?

Starts at 2PM ET

Ends at 2:10/2:15PM ET

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