The on-demand economy: Here’s what happens when groceries go digital

Mindset Digital
Mindset Digital // March 28, 2017
We put three online grocery services to the test. Here’s what went down.   For some time, a bevy of startups have offered to ship pre-prepped but uncooked meals right to your door. Blue Apron and HelloFresh are the better known options in this space, but they are facing competition from services...

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MSD Podcast, ep. 16: Check out this app: Digit

Mindset Digital
Mindset Digital // March 9, 2017
A new (and secret) take on saving money! Today we unveil our new "Hey! Check Out This App!" episode format as Morgan Mulgrew takes me through her experiences using the Digit automated savings app. Take ten minutes to learn of a disruptive new way to save money. [embed]https://soundcloud.com/mindset-digital/ep16-hey-check-out-this-app[/embed] Digit app: https://digit.co/ iTunes: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=digit.android&hl=en ...

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It’s time to stop throwing shade at vertical video

Pete Brown
Pete Brown // February 21, 2017
While our eyes prefer horizontal frames, our hands prefer holding our phones vertically. And in the ongoing battle between the two, it seems our hands are winning. So, let me get this out of the way first— I love doing this: I know it makes me look like a caricature of a...

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The Power of Streaks

Pete Brown
Pete Brown // February 6, 2017
Are apps like Snapchat gamifying their use or creating a friendship scoreboard? I drive my 8th grade daughter to school every day, and have done it for years. I learned to treasure the few minutes as an opportunity to check in, daughter-to-dad style. This year, though, the conversation is definitely down...

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Telling Your Story in 15 Seconds on Instagram

Pete Brown
Pete Brown // February 15, 2016
This past week Instagram announced rolled out an account switching feature, allowing you to easily switch between accounts within the app without logging out of one and tediously logging in to another. The announcement was met by cheers from social media managers (one of whom emailed me with the subject...

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