Thoughts on Social Media, Television, Media, Startups & Technology.

Ideation + Execution. Early Adopter obsessed with all things Tech & Social. Passionate about Technology & The Future. Lover of Tea.

About Chris Zilo

Ideator, Facilitator, & Early Adopter obsessed with all things social. Passionate about communities, technology & sustainability. Tea Lover. Slightly obsessed with Star Wars. Loving Husband & Father.

50 business books that could change your life

If you know me personally, you know I read… I read A LOT…. Probably an unhealthy amount. It’s not uncommon for me to walk into a bookstore with plans of buying one book but end up having walked out spending a couple hundred dollars and bags worth of books. Reading “physical” books is one of […]

7 Ways Alexa is better than Siri

Alexa the brain behind the recently launched Amazon Echo is getting a lot of press these days and for good reason. When Apple launched Siri in 2011, it seemed as though Siri was the going to be the future. She was going to be that digital assistant you had always longed for… instantly responding to […]

How To Install Facebooks New Audience and Conversion Pixel in Shopify

Facebook recently implemented an updated version of the Custom Audience and Conversion pixels. Naturally I wanted to try out the new pixel knowing that eventually I would need to migrate to using it, instead of the older pixels. Easier said then done: there was/are not a lot of clear step-by-step guides explaining how to install […]

One month with Apple Watch

After Tim Cook demoed the Apple Watch at Apple’s Spring Forward event I was immediately drawn to purchasing the device. “Finally! An Apple product that will help me ditch all the other “smart” wearables I’ve been using over the last few years” I thought to myself. Just over a month ago my new gadget finally […]

My 2 cents on Google’s “Mobilegeddon”

Google, the preeminent leader in search, launched an algorithm yesterday that favors sites that are “mobile-friendly.” What does that mean? It means that people who use Google to search on their smartphone will see different results at the top of the rankings based on a website having mobile-friendly pages – makes sense…. If you are […]

4 Quick Thoughts on Today’s F8 Keynote

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg kicked off the company’s developer conference today by saying the event, called F8, would focus less on product announcements and more on serving the developer community… and it delivered on just that. My thoughts: 1. Messenger Messenger is going to KILL IT. 600 million people per month are using it. Messenger […]

11 Thoughts On Today’s Apple Watch Event

Springing Forward… 1. Those new MacBooks… WOW… AmaZing. I want this computer (and in space gray), but I want more power and I have hundreds of questions about what happens to the rest of the MacBook lineup… I mean these things are thinner than the AIR. 2. Nice to see some updates to the rest […]