December 2006

December 2006

I’m it? I mean, “I’m it!” Uncategorized

I was just about to hit the bottle watch “Fairly Oddparents” put a wrap on my blog for ’06 until I discovered that I was tagged by Jeff Burkett at Media Landscaping. You asked for it, Jeff… Here are five things about me you don’t…

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Who’s house? Google’s house! Google

Technorati should’ve taken a cue from the Under Armor ads (“We Must Protect This House!), because according to the stunning Hitwise Research Director LeeAnn Prescott Google’s blogsearch has overtaken Technorati. It’s no surprise that most comments I’ve read focus on the downtime of the ‘Rati…

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Google Video testing Video Ads Google

Nostradamus I am not, but a few months ago I speculated that Google would be working video ads into their Adsense program. MarketingVox confirms the aforementioned prediction. Tagged: Google, Adsense

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When diversity is a bad thing marketing mistakes

No, I’m not agreeing with Prop 2 that passed in Michigan this past election, I’m talking about businesses that try to be everything to everyone. Specifically, I’m talking about Toys “R” Us. I had to go there because they were the exclusive supplier of the…

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Once again Web activity drives print media YouTube

By now everyone has seen the SNL sketch with Justin Timberlake called “Dick in a Box”. It was sent to me by 5 different people last Monday, so it’s no shock that my local rag is finally doing a report about it 5 days later….

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Word of Mouth, Direct Mail and Discounts word of mouth

A former co-worker and I were discussing advertising over dinner recently. I was telling her about the folks in Second Life who set up an island where marketers aren’t allowed, and she said: “People don’t want advertising. The only time it’s effective is when it…

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