Digital Marketing Blog

This blog is part of Jon Leland‘s commitment to “span the Grand Canyon gap between people and technology.” Posts cover a broad range of topics related to small business digital marketing. Suggestions and feedback are always welcome.

When Old Media Companies Don't "Get It"

As illuminated in this Wednesday, June 2nd's New Media New…

Free Internet Marketing Webinar for Businesses, May 27 at 11AM PT

If you are new to Internet marketing, we want to help you get…

Conan O'Brien Gets "The World Has Completely Changed." Do You?

(Note: Read & scroll down please. Two [2] cool video clips…

Online Video is Rockin' with Measurable Momentum, Increased Ad Spending & More

This week's New Media New Marketing report (Wednesday,…

Online marketing & advertising illuminated via a visit to ad:tech SF

As discussed in this Tuesday's New Media New Marketing report…

Twitter Tools & How to Build More Consumption of Your Media

This Tuesday's edition of which is shown immediately…

Local Newspaper Profiles Jon Leland &

We're pleased to get some "ink" from the local Tiburon, CA community…

iPad Insights: Content Consumption vs Content Creation

My video comments on this Tuesday's New Media New Marketing report…

Google TV Ads, Cisco Feeds MSNBC, & Interactive Marketing Agencies: A Fresh Perspective

Another week, another Tuesday segment on This week,…

Top 5 Online Video & TV on the Web Mega-Trends

On Tuesday's edition of, I talk about how hard it…

The Shrinking Stage of The Daily Show with Jon Stewart and The Colbert Report

Viacom is acting in a short-sighted manner in removing The Daily Show with Jon Stewart and The Colbert Report from Jon Leland explains why complete with video clip and quotes from Marc Andreessen.

Get a Grip on Internet Marketing: It's a Process

(This commentary originally appeared in the Feb-March edition…

Online Video, the TV Everywhere Buzzword & Where It's Going

A perspective on the expansion of online video in relation to the TV industry in particular including the growth of TV Everywhere programming i.e. Internet video programs that also appear on TV, cable and other more conventional screens.

Super Bowl Ads Still Lack Social Media Marketing Success (Mostly)

Follow up links and videos re Super Bowl TV ads and social media with other links and resources relating to 2010 Super Bowl ads, including our winner and loser advertiser in relation to social media marketing.

TV Industry News, Talkin' New Media, part 2

VIDEO of my "world premiere" on and link to press release: "New Media / New Marketing Consultant Joins the TV industry's Only Daily News Show with Weekly Segment"

Am I Your Go-To Guy? (a self-awakening)

Two client testimonials added up to a wake up call for me personally. Thanks to my willingness to listen, I realized that I have not been positioning myself at all well given the level of my expertise and skill. I realized that I actually am a "go-to guy" who can tell virtually any client of any size company what they should be doing next with regard to their web presence and their internet marketing.

Talking to the TV... Industry

Jon Leland has become the New Media / New Marketing expert contributior to, the TV industry's only daily video news show.

My Top 5 List of Top Whatever Lists: Happy New Tech New Year 2010

Year end and decade end lists and perspectives to help you have a happier and more productive New Year and New Decade including a video recap of the 2000's Tech Highs and Business Lows, things every geek needs to do, and why Google's past has a lot to do with tech's future as well as why YouTube is the most important social media website.

Taking a Deliciously Dangerous Risk: New Video Holiday Greeting

I had started gearing up to do a new series of on-camera videos…

Google Gets Simple, Elegant in New Tech Videos (Google Real Time Search & Google Goggles)

Two new videos from Google do an elegant job of illuminating exciting new technologies: Google Real Time Search & Google Goggles

From My Head to the Web. Tools I Use: MindMeister

I'm one of those people who has far more going on in his head…

So Busted by ProBlogger for my Blogging "Vices"

I'm guilty as charged by this YouTube video by's Darren Rowse for losing focus and doing almost anything other than just write my latest blog post. Inspiring words to get me writing more. I have a lot that I want to share and say.

Leading with Value: The Currency of New Marketing

In my keynotes and workshops on internet marketing (which I am…

Phenomenal iPhone Photo Website + iPhone App

I love this. I've been playing around with iPhone photo editing…

The Power of the Blog

Even though blogging is currently a very big buzz... a "buzz…

3 Leading Edge Video Clips Illuminate Next Gen Video Web

One benefit of my on-going back recovery is that I'm currently…

Major Trend Alert: Shared Links Can Trump SEO for Internet Marketing

Link sharing inspired by social networking sites like Twitter,…

WordPress Websites Under Attack

I'm glad to see the comments on the post below about the maintenance…

The Truth About WordPress

by Sallie Goetsch of the Podcast Asylum and Jon Leland of ComBridges Recently,…

Still Think Social Media is a Fad? Then Watch This Now.

Don't view this in your face presentation at your own risk. It's…

Twitter Resisters Surrender!

If you are still in the "I don't get it" crowd in relation to…

What the F**k is Social Media?

I think this is the first time I have given something I thought…

Tapping into Twitter & other insights...

I am happy to write and release a new issue of my ComBridges…

The Transparent Presidency

Yes, it's apparent that Barak Obama is not only the most impressive…

Facebook Co-Founder Chris Hughes, Obama's "online organizing guru" Deserves Big Props

You have to love a story about a 24-year old who made a monumental…

My Ba-Rock the Vote Greatest Hits

I know this is not a political blog, but I'm pretty blown away…

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