Bring In-N-Out Burger To Dallas – Online Petition 3

Bring In-N-Out Burger To Dallas - Online Petition
In-N-Out burgers are fantastic.  When I travel to California, you can bet I will try to figure out a way to get to an In-N-Out burger.  I may have even picked a hotel because of proximity to an In-N-Out location.  I live in Texas, where some of the finest hamburgers in the world are produced ...

Spam Numbers Are In – What Do They Mean? 2

Twitter spam is less than 1% of all messages.  Email spam runs about 9 out of every 10 messages.  Twitter spam is down from a high of 11% in August 2009, according to according to a blog written by Twitter’s chief scientist, Abdur Chowdhury.  New Scientist reports on the reach of email spam in this ...

Radisson Customer Service Update 2

I have some good news/bad news updates on my recent issues with Radisson.  A quick reset.  I have stayed at a Radisson in Austin a few times this year.  I travel on business quite a bit, and Radisson has a chance to pick up 50+ nights from me this year.  I am a member of ...

Adding Email Marketing Addresses 2

I have been thinking and talking quite a bit about data hygiene the past few weeks, and I have probably been paying more attention than normal to data gathering practices.  This topic comes up so much when discussing new customer acquisition.  It’s great to go out and get new addresses, but at what expense?  You ...

News Anchor Takes a Fall 2

Houston ABC 13 news anchor Melanie Lawson falls out of her chair during a news cast.  Of course, she falls because she is engaged in horse play!!  It really pays to watch local news for times just like this one. I love it when she hits the ground and you hear her say “Oh well” ...

Going Green to Fight Terrorism

Going Green to Fight Terrorism
The Indian military is building a new weapon made of the world’s hottest chili pepper.  That’s right, they are using the “ghost chili” pepper to build a weapon with a smell so pungent that it will bring bad guys to their knees.  This is military build-up that I can get behind. Why don’t we use ...