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The Best of 2005

NOTICE: All the links in this post go to the old blogspot location. If you’d like to read these posts, please browse the best of 2005 tag. Thanks.****************** The end of the year is approaching and it’s time for the

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Arrrgh…Words Send Messages

In the past few days, everyone I know has freaked out about what’s been on the news. About Iraq?…No.About Plamegate?…No.About Pirates?…YES. You’ve seen the story. Pirates attacked a cruise ship off the coast of Africa over the weekend. Invariably, when

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Blogs are not Mainstream

One caveat to my previous posts on open source marketing….. To buzz along in the blogosphere, you have to wonder who DOESN’T get all this? Obviously, the inmates have taken over the prison. Bloggers and open source marketing are exerting

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Andy Williams vs. Sir Mix-A-Lot

It’s back-to-school time which means more ads for back-to-school “gear”. (We didn’t have “gear” when I was a kid, we had “supplies”.) My fondest memory of back to school shopping was one year when we came home late from a

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Guest Blogging for Fast Company

Fast Company is one of the few magazines that I make a point to read each month. They also have an excellent blog under the watchful eye of Heath Row. The Fast Company blog is celebrating its 2nd anniversary on

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Brand it

One of the local Chambers of Commerce is having a press conference this week to “unveil” their new brand for economic development efforts. That’s interesting. I’m having a press conference next week to unveil my new personality and what people

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North!

While preparing a presentation a few days ago, I came across a quote that was a perfect fit for a book I recently read. Seth Godin’s “All Marketers are Liars” deals with marketers telling stories that consumers want to believe.

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