Month: November 2007

marketing haiku

60 has me thinking about haiku for the 1st time since I was in elementary school. He’s issued a challenge for a 3 word haiku. To kill time while I was waiting for uploads this morning, I came up with

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kindle-ing

I should have written this post last week, but turkey trimmings demanded my full attention. If you haven’t heard, Amazon released an e-book reader called Kindle last week. It takes market leaders like Amazon, Google, Apple, etc to move people

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more olympic hijinks

Not to be outdone by the freaky seizure-inducing 2012 London Olympic logo — Vancouver (who’s hosting the 2010 Winter Games) has rolled out some creepy mascots. God Save the Queen.

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buzzwords don’t work

A recent survey from Anderson Analytics has some interesting thoughts from senior marketing execs. Apparently, concepts like segmentation, brand loyalty and competitive intelligence are “hot”. Concepts such as the Long Tail and Six Sigma are on the way out. You

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chest swelling

Shotgun Concepts and I picked up a few awards today at the Professional Marketing Association’s annual “Markie” awards luncheon The work I did for three clients won:—Best Brochure (1-2 color) – WKU Writing Project—Best Website – www.balloonstunesbbq.com—Best Print Advertisement –

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you can’t make this stuff up

Advertising icon Mr. Whipple died today which also happens to be World Toilet Day.

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on the phone

A salesguy got in contact with me this morning in reference to a service we’re looking at signing up with. I typed the following as I was on the phone with him. Why would you start out this call with

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