Hey. I'm John Coates.
I work at SoundCloud, marketing our premium services.
I post/comment on anything I find interesting. That usually means marketing, sales, management, and entrepreneurship. I am also an audiophile, outdoors guy, beer geek (my videos: Beer O'Clock) and like to go really fast on skis and bicycles.
Est. Nov. 15, 2007
If at any point over the coming days, weeks, and months to come, you find yourself confused as to how to navigate the thicket of pictures of Nelson Mandela coming at you in every country in the world, bear in mind this salient fact of history: it was once illegal in South Africa to have a picture of Nelson Mandela in your home. Evan Fleischer | Esquire (via kateoplis)
Wed Dec 4
During one of his answers, he shared an enlightened observation about people who are “right a lot”. He said people who were right a lot of the time were people who often changed their minds. Some advice from Jeff Bezos by Jason Fried of 37signals
Tue Dec 3
And peak viewing in October was 540k, versus peak TV of 26m. So next time you talk about how you never watch TV anymore, remember that you’re a very small minority, if only for now. The limits of online video? — Benedict Evans
Sat Nov 30
"Bill Gates reads you a lot. Who are you writing for?"
"I have no idea. I just write."This Is the Man Bill Gates Thinks You Absolutely Should Be Reading - Wired Science
Fri Nov 29
Thu Nov 28