The Daily 12.19.09 Avatar, Fat Xbox Avatars, Tweet After Death, New Facebook Redesign

The Daily 12.19.09 Avatar, Fat Xbox Avatars, Tweet After Death, New Facebook Redesign
The Daily is a collection of links to articles, blurbs, etc. about Email Marketing, Deliverability, Social Media, technology, sports, and anything else that catches my eye on the Web. TechCrunch says that Avatar is the new iPhone, because it is so disruptive it changes the way we will watch movies. 10 Biggest Printer Problems and How ...

All I Want For Christmas Is A Little QA 2

All I Want For Christmas Is A Little QA
There is a growing epidemic among us.  If you are someone who sends email for a living, you should be very afraid.  This seems to be the season of the botched email.  In my 10+ years in the online marketing world, I don’t remember seeing so many blatant mistakes.  I know what the problem is, ...

Thanks, Samsung, For A Social Networking Score 1

Thanks, Samsung, For A Social Networking Score
I am writing this today on my spiffy new Samsung N310 Netbook.  Don’t worry FTC, this isn’t a paid-for review of a product by a blogger.  This is a tale of how social networking has made me a fan of Samsung for life.  It all started about a week ago when I was doing some ...

Fired For Playing Fantasy Football

Yes, you read the title right.  Four workers at Fidelity in Westlake, Texas were fired for participating in a fantasy football league at work.  This kind of thing always bothers me.  Yes, the rule is that you shouldn’t gamble at work.  Yes, you shouldn’t use company equipment for personal use.  I know all of those ...

How Not To Use Email Marketing

How Not To Use Email Marketing
I received an atrocious email this week, one that epitomizes what bad email marketing is all about.  I’m going to make some generalizations here, but more often than not, the sender will fall into one of these buckets: Management heard email marketing is cheap, but it’s not important enough to dedicate any real money or ...

The Uses Of Google

The Uses Of Google
The Uses of Google