An Adweek article with the engage-y title, “Why The Average Starbucks Barista Gets More Training Than Ad Agency Staffers” caught my attention a few days ago. It had a cool infographic attached and referenced a new Arnold study on the lack of Ad Agency training, but it really wasn’t about why the average Starbucks Barista… Continue reading The Barista, The Ad Agencies and Social Business
BUT What Will I Do With My OLD iPad??
I wrote recently about cutting the cord , i.e.Â canceling cable TV and watching TV programming online and “over the air.” Â We did it in December and for me, so far so good. I haven’t decided whether its better…it probably isn’t. But then again, it’s not worse. It’s just different. My 18 year old son, Sam,… Continue reading BUT What Will I Do With My OLD iPad??
Merry Christmas 2010!
Cavaet Emptor Yes, But Wait There’s More…
The recent story in the NYT about the latest PT Barnum (although ironically enough this history buff says that we can’t even believe that story)Â of the internets and his evil linking strategy has been a hot topic since Sunday. The issues of What Should Google Do and Flipping Off the Consumer for Fun and… Continue reading Cavaet Emptor Yes, But Wait There’s More…
Mid-Term Elections 2010: Everyone is on Facebook So Stop Phoning
For those of us who have been involved with social media for a number of years, it seems lately like everything social that we have been talking about over the past several years has simply happened overnight. Not only is everyone’s mother on Facebook, everyone’s grandmother is on Facebook andÂ companies large and small have… Continue reading Mid-Term Elections 2010: Everyone is on Facebook So Stop Phoning
Anthem Blue Cross: I am in Health Insurance Hell (and paying for the pleasure)
This latest debacle with Anthem Blue Cross began last Thursday when I went to Walgreen’s to pick up a prescription. Walgreen’s ask me if I had a new insurance card because when they tried to put the prescription through the computer informed them that my policy had been terminated in April 2010. I informed them… Continue reading Anthem Blue Cross: I am in Health Insurance Hell (and paying for the pleasure)
links for 2010-07-17
Please Pass the Mass-Produced, Salty, Delicious Ketchup – Food Media – – CHOW (tags: Heinz, Ketchup,Brands) Building One Big Brain – Opinionator Blog – NYTimes.com (tags: multitasking cognitivesurplus attention brain) How Will You Measure Your Life (tags: advice business culture Harvard HBR life claytonchristensen)
links for 2010-07-14
Phys Ed: The Men Who Stare at Screens – Well Blog – NYTimes.com (tags: health activity exercise lifestyle online) Keyword Research for Bloggers: A Comprehensive Guide (tags: analytics seo tutorial keyword keyword-research)
links for 2010-06-30
Why We Check In: The Reasons People Use Location-Based Social Networks (tags: geolocation social social_networking socialmedia tracking twitter foursquare)
My Bottom Line on the iPhone4: Apple Service
So, today was the big day….big lines, lots of chatter, reviews, comparisons, and complaints. I would post a photo of my IPhone4 but I don’t have one… not yet. Oh, I will get one. Just not today. So I am writing this post not to talk about the lines in St. Louis (Were there lines… Continue reading My Bottom Line on the iPhone4: Apple Service