About Elliott Cunningham

Elliott Cunningham is a Business and Marketing leader with the ability to identify and capitalize on unique opportunities to drive revenues and superior customer loyalty. He is able to successfully manage multiple, concurrently-running environments, evidenced by a track record of achievements including CMO of the Year from the Nashville Business Journal.

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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 …
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Ready, Set, Start-up

If planning is essential and story is imperative, what do you do with an idea and no beginning? Entrepreneurs are those that are willing to plow ahead. They have an idea and they are able to drive through and make …
Entertainment and more

Broken Records, but Vinyl is Growing

I got an email recently from Burnside Distribution. Here’s what they said: “Physical sales of CDs continue to decline; I doubt anyone will dispute this. Large chains and big box stores are reducing the amount of titles they carry and …
Entertainment and more

Adapting to Change

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 …
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Lead, Don’t Hunker Down

This is a time of opportunity, but it is not for the faint of heart. Is your organization competing in the market or is it competing internally? This last year three different organizations I was working with all had growth, …
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Can Web 2.0 go to work?

Over the past two years, McKinsey has studied more than 50 early adopters of Web 2.0 who are using technologies such as blogs, wikis, information tagging, prediction markets, and social networks. In this article they have drawn six insights on …
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Blog on Facebook

You can now follow my Blog on Facebook, MySpace and Twitter.…
Leadership and more

Star Trek to Leadership and Beyond

Go see Star Trek! I have always enjoyed the show, but would not call myself a Trekky. However, this installment of the franchise will not disappoint and it is a great theater experience. Not only is Star Trek good entertainment, …
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Pixar Wins With Up

Pixar has done it again! With great story tellers and consistent delivery, they have continued their movie success with Up. No doubt, one of the reasons Pixar scores so high with their movies is that they are dedicated to creating …