Do You Woot?

I see the word Woot! all over the place online.  We just scored some tickets to the concert…Woot!  Tomorrow is Friday…Woot!  I just won the lottery…Woot!…Woot…Woot!  I know the word “woot” has origins dating back to the Dungeons and Dragons days.  Woot is a combination of “wow” and “loot,” for the non-nerd inclined out there.  For me, there ...

e-Blast Is Not A Good Name For An Email Newsletter 1

e-Blast Is Not A Good Name For An Email Newsletter
Blast, Blast, Blast.  What do I think of when someone blasts something at me?  That I had better duck out of the way?  That I’m about to get a blast from a shotgun with hundreds of individual pellets coming at me?  That I’m about to get hit with huge blast of water that’s going to leave me soaking ...

Twitter Banned From Everything

The news regarding Twitter bans is coming at us fast and furiously.  I feel like we should just go out and throw Twitter on the bonfire with Huckleberry Finn.  I am not sure if the Twitter backlash is, in reality, any more or less severe compared to other forms of expression, but it sure seems ...

Unfriend Me? 1

To friend or not to friend?  That is the question.  What’s the answer?  We all handle our social networking lives in different ways.  For some of us, Facebook and Twitter are ways to catch up with old friends, meet new people, or find a date.  For some, social networking is an extension of our business ...

My Marketing (Shoe) Addiction

I have to confess, I have a disease.  I am addicted to Nike shoes.  This isn’t an easy thing to talk about, but I have heard that admitting the problem is your first step.  I have loved Nike shoes since I was about 12.  It started in 1984, with the first release of  the “Air ...

I Like Twitter

I Like Twitter
Twitter, Twitter, Twitter.  Sometimes it seems like Twitter is everywhere.  You can’t watch a newscast, a talk show, listen to the radio, or read a newspaper without being bombarded with requests to follow someone on Twitter.  You can’t be a celebrity anymore unless you have two or three million Twitter followers.  What kind of freaky ...