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Stand out from the pack, with comedian and author Baratunde Thurston

LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 01: Comedian Baratunde Thurston performs onstage during The Last Weekend Kickoff LA Presented by Swing Left at The Palace Theatre on November 1, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Scott Dudelson/Getty Images)
Social media wunderkind Baratunde Thurston says we’re living in an age of information overabundance, but that this needn’t be a problem. Just as supermarkets offer us many more choices of cereal than we actually need, the internet and cable television are crowded spaces where a million voices compete for consumers’ attention.
In a noisy world, says Thurston, trust is incredibly important. Don’t try to game the system – find ways to express and grow your brand through it. In this lesson, he teaches you how.
  • Social media can bury you. To avoid this, build community around your products and services.
  • Make your intention, sensibility and perspective on the world clear.
  • Invite customers to participate in the brand community.

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Stand Out from the Pack, with Baratunde Thurston, Comedian, Author and Former Director of Digital for The Onion
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