• On to Aarhus!

    June 9, 2014 Jake DiMare

    I’m so excited to announce my first international speaking engagement at J.Boye 2014 in Aarhus, Denmark on November 5th, 2014. Time: 15.15-16.00 Wednesday, 5. Nov 2014 Session: So Happy Together (Project Managers and Content Strategists are) Track: Content Strategy Abstract: After fifteen years building CMS driven websites, there is one thing I wish more people were aware of: content…

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  • The hackademic approach to business strategy

    June 6, 2014 Jake DiMare

    I’ve been providing professional digital strategy consulting to small & medium sized businesses, non-profits, and individuals outside of my day job for the last five years. I’ve also worked on many strategy engagements for globally recognized brands at my day job, both as a project manager and an individual contributor to deliverables. However, this Tuesday will be my…

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  • Going back to Cali…

    June 1, 2014 Jake DiMare

    It’s official: After almost 10 years of pushing projects for some of the world’s best, boutique, digital design and development shops, I’m taking a big, bold step. I’ve been retained by Agency Oasis to begin my career as a full time Digital Strategist in their new Los Angeles office, and I couldn’t be more excited!…

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  • Ready to lead?

    May 9, 2014 Jake DiMare

    I just finished Alan Price’s ‘Ready to lead?’ on a flight down to Philly and I recommend it. Very quick and easy to read, it follows the journey of a management consultant experiencing growing pains in his career while making making the leap from manager to leader. Perhaps it’s just the timing for me, but…

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  • 92,955,807.273 Miles

    October 17, 2013 Jake DiMare

    Walking across the Summer Street bridge that spans Fort Point Channel this morning I noticed sunlight glaring off the water and thought to myself, hmmm…That’s strange. The sun is on the other side of all those buildings in front of me…Now just rising above the horizon over the Atlantic. Then I realized the glare I…

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  • I am a CMS

    September 20, 2013 Jake DiMare

    File under: Just what the hell is it I do for a living? I had this interaction last week and it sparked one of those ‘how did I get here’ moments. Last week I was standing in front of the counter at my favorite deli waiting for my sandwich when the girl behind the register…

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  • Figuring out what it means to be a good man…

    October 10, 2011 Jake DiMare

    I’ve written three articles for the Good Men Project so far but I’m not sure I am any closer to being a good man myself. In fact, I don’t think I even know what it takes to be a good man. Check out my articles and tell me, what do you think? My Angry Rhetoric…

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  • Agency Reboot…

    May 31, 2011 Jake DiMare

    So, it’s the year 2011. The internet has been a commercially viable medium for 15 years. The explosion in use of mobile devices and social networks are only the leading edge of sweeping changes to how people consume media and experience brands. Online advertising revenues grew a staggering 15% in 2010…A time when most categories…

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  • …and we're back!

    January 9, 2011 Jake DiMare

    I’ve begun the process of migrating all of my online properties to Rackspace after becoming dissatisfied with Network Solutions hosting. I still love them for all the other services they provide but the shared hosting was too expensive and too slow. Instead, I’ve opted to go with a dedicated IP on the Rackspace Cloud and…

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