June 2007

June 2007

A Week Without Yahoo Mail Uncategorized

Well, after dealing with poor customer service (4 business days to receive a response is not acceptible) via email, I was able to stay off Yahoo Mail for a week. Did I miss anything? Not at all. I will be switching a few subscriptions over…

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Welcome the new kid on the block advertising

I’ve been looking for a good blog to add to my blogroll for some time now, and as luck would have it my brother sent me this. Holy crap is it candid (and funny)… George Parker is the blogger behind it, and in case you’re…

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More Vocus spam email marketing

I hate to call people out because, well, it’s happened to a lot of us in this gig…but come on. As you may recall I ripped Vocus for their outreach efforts around their Golden Rules for Blogger Relations. Well, let’s add to their web marketing…

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Addiction is a terrible thing twitter

Only 2 days in, I had to break the “week without” ban on Yahoo Mail… not because I wanted to, but because a profile I set up on an online store used it as the primary contact, so my recent purchase online’s receipt (and subsequent…

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Now THIS is what they meant by CGM advertising, CGM

Via Mashable, YouTube has launched ReMixer. Powered by Adobe, the Remixer is very similar to Photobucket’s remixing tool. Let’s do some simple math: 1. Brands upload commercials (a la Nike “Second Coming” clips) to YouTube2. Fans make their own commercials3. Friends and other fans view…

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“A week without…” series begins Uncategorized

I’ve decided that after watching the cock waving contest between Ebay and Google that I’m going to conduct an experiment — a re-evaluation of the routine I’ve grown accustomed to over the years, if you will — by not using an online tool or service…

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LeBron James Etch-A-Sketch Uncategorized

Even though they’re down 3-0 to the Spurs on a bad no-call at the end of last night’s game, the Cavs (yes, the same Cavs that ran my Pistons out of the playoffs) deserve some props. Today’s gem comes via Steve at Adrants – Expert…

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MySpace adds new comment features Uncategorized

For those of us tired of deleting profile tracker and marijuana spam on MySpace, there’s a solution: MySpace has added a few new features, including Block User, to the comment approval/deletion process. One feature that has me concerned is the Comment Back option – what’s…

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