Month: July 2010

the part of marketing that marketing people forget

Starbucks hopped on the Foursquare marketing train early and came out with a great promotion. But Starbucks’ bold move flopped. Why did they fail? The answer is simple. They forgot (or failed) to communicate their marketing plan with a very

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guesting at B2CMarketingInsider

I was delighted when Brian Rice recently invited me to do a guest blog post for his B2C Marketing Insider. (It also allowed me an opportunity to shill Brand Zeitgeist again!) My guest post is a little different from what

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san francisco #140conf

I will be on the book author’s panel (with Pamela Slim) at the #140conf in San Francisco on Aug 19th. This San Francisco version of the #140conf looks to be interesting as it’s a part of Connected Marketing Week. During

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