Shane Snow

Shane Snow

I'm a journalist.

Shane Snow is a journalist in New York City and CCO of Contently. MS/Journalism, Columbia; Fellow, Royal Society of the Arts. Contact for speaking inquiries at

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How Matt's Machine Works ⚙ Co.Labs ⚙ code + community

With a new version out and millions hooked, WordPress creator Matt Mullenweg's unconventional model can make or break the Web.

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How Stars Like Jay Z And Martha Stewart End Up With Samsung

How Stars Like Jay Z And Martha Stewart End Up With Samsung Phones

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The Biggest Threat To A Growing Company's Culture

Is not what you think...

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The Problem With Best Practices | Fast Company

Cookies, broadsheets, and how to not do things the dumb way

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These Are The Ages When We Do Our Best Work | Fast Company ...

Every time I hear a Justin Bieber song I shake my fist

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What We Learned From Sending 1,000 Cold Emails | Fast Company ...


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What I'll Remember About David Carr

A personal essay about a great man.

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The Rise Of The Superconnector

It's not unusual to have hundreds or even thousands of LinkedIn connectionswhich can make your socialmedia world as messy and noisy as a crowded party...

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Send The Trend's Divya Gugnani On Avoiding A Post-Acquisition Slump

Divya GugnaniCEO, Send the TrendLaunched in 2010 and acquired by QVC in February 2012, Send the Trend's personalization engine uses browsing and purchasing behavior data to help women shop...

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Facebook Of Latvia Is Bigger Than Facebook (In Latvia)

When Facebook hits the inevitable user plateau, perhaps it should take a cue from Eastern Europe.

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The One Conversational Tool That Will Make You Better At Everything

Ask yourself: If you could interview like Walter Cronkite, would you get more value from your meetings? Would your mentors become more valuable? Would your chance encounters with executives in elevato...

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For Lexus, Acura, And Airbnb, The Center Of The Mobile Galaxy Is Durham, NC

All around the country, Americans are dreaming big. Their boldest ideas are changing their communities--and having a ripple effect...

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Beyond Bogus Corporate Responsibility: It's Time To Get Your Hands Dirty

Companies might think throwing money at nonprofits looks good but do they really care It's time for businesses to inspire their employees to take real...

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How To Write Thought-Leadership Pieces That Get Published And Don't Make Editors Want To Die

If entrepreneurship is, as Harvard professor Howard Stevenson calls it, “the pursuit of opportunity without regard to resources currently controlled,” then business builders have a lot...

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YouNow: Like A Digital "Gong Show"

Andrew Garner dances shirtless to “Friday” by Rebecca Black during his turn to broadcast live on who’s ever wanted to throw rotten fruit at a performer: Your moment...