Richard Medic, Author at Netokracija CEE

Richard Medic

Internet marketing

Beforetime Marketing is a thing now and it all started here

It was more than two years ago that my first article for Netokracija went online, complete with a sex metaphor and a new word. I'd recently coined "beforetime" to describe the period that comes before "realtime" when publishing content.

Social media

LIVE: Mostar Old Bridge Diving Finals, Brought To You By An iPhone

Whether you're a spectator, competitor or organiser, turn an extreme sporting event into a live "happening online" with just a phone, a story and a vantage point.

Social media

Babylution: Facebook’s First ‘Hashmob’ is Happening in Bosnia

It all started with a Facebook post from a distraught mother in Bosnia-Herzegovina. Her 3-month old baby, Belmina, urgently needed a stem cell transplant abroad. But since the national law on ID numbers had not yet been adopted after the old law's expiration in February, newborns were no longer being issued with the ID numbers required to obtain a passport and health insurance.

Internet marketing

Don’t Skip the Foreplay: It’s ‘Beforetime’ That Makes Real-Time Communication Special

In Part 1 I claimed that today’s fixation with real-time communication has been corrupting the noble art of storytelling and selling your content short. We’ve forgotten it’s the “beforetime” foreplay that makes the climax special. I’m back to stretch the metaphor just a little bit more. If you didn’t read Part 1, here it is. […]

Internet marketing

‘Beforetime’ Is to Real-Time What Foreplay Is to Sex. So Why Are You Ignoring It?

The marketing gurus and social media ninjas have spoken. We should be telling stories in real-time. Get your content out there as it happens and, the thinking goes, you’ll be rewarded with followers and engagement. But is this fixation with real-time communication eroding the art of storytelling and selling your content short? This is the […]

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Enterprise

Localization of agritech: Language is just the first out of 6 things to adapt

When entering a new market, regardless of the type of technology, platform or content, software localization is a must. But for digital tools in the agriculture industry it takes on a whole set of new, unexpected dimensions. 

Startups

Ivan Klaric’s Sportening raises €3.9 million to create the future of sports media

Sportening is an advanced messaging app with AI-driven content for sports fans, currently in its testing phase focused on the fans of a dozen popular football clubs in Europe.

Tech

How Croatian Q and German medi developed a solution worthy of German Innovation Award

One of the fast-growing European agencies in collaboration with renowned innovator from the health field made a great B2B solution for which they received the German Innovation Award. How it came to be?