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Elliott Cunningham is a strategist with a successful track record of developing, positioning, creating and marketing a variety industries.

Top of My Mind

  • So What Is Your Story?
    I have found in working with creative projects and artists that is always best to start with the story. Developing your narrative is one of the most important things you can do, but when I share this with most companies they look blankly at me with a puzzling “why?” If you do not write Read More...
  • Start with the End
    Many business and entities automatically assume certain outcomes and modes of operations for their given business model because of what is considered the norm. However, buy stepping back and evaluating Revenue Model options from the beginning and working backwards leads to innovation and Read More...
  • Redeeming the Creative Process SyFy
    Working in creative endeavors has always been interesting. Balancing art and commerce is a fine line, and when it applies to advertising, promotion and marketing, it can get very blurry. You can always tell the ads and creative marketing ideas that had “too many chefs.” I had an embarrassing moment Read More...

and Much Much More…

  • Adapting to Change
    Entertainment and more
    Clay Shirky recently wrote a great article on Cato Unbound. What he describes in the news industry is a mirror of what has happened in music. However, my take is that the “established,” which has consolidated over the last 30 years and bloated upon itself, is now decentralizing again. 30 years ago Read more...
  • iPhones and Airlines
    Top of Mind
    Some companies have a clear idea of what they want to produce and who they are producing it for. In other words, they’ve created their own culture. Apple is one of these companies. Their designs have been revolutionary (take the iPhone or the iPod, for instance), and their products have Read more...
  • The Worksheet Is Not a Plan
    and much much more
    Over the years I have begun projects with companies and organizations, and one of the first things I ask for is their plan. Normally I am then handed an Excel Spreadsheet, ironically followed up by a statement that says “we never hit our plan.” One company I worked with actually took 12 months to Read more...