I saw the Nutcracker this past weekend with my Daughter and her Cousin AND my Mom. (Wife was home with the baby, listening to him cry. Good times!) It was an eventful day as I had no cash to PREPAY for parking. Prepay? For parking . . . What!?!?!?! So I had to drop them …

No. You’re not looking at a post from two months ago. Read on . . . So as I look through the analytics for this site I see that a lot of traffic from search results with users looking for Michael Myers of the Halloween movie series, which has a total of 8 movies (if …

I’ve posted about the potential for the browser to become a users online persona or shadow; the representation/summation of that person’s preferences. I’ve also talked about the future of OpenID and dataportability and how these two concepts together will create a marketers dream, which is an online persona that a person can plug into a …

There has been a lot of discussion over the last several months about whether viral marketing exists. The first time I heard this I agreed and used a coffin as an example of  something that would not sell virally. The product is inherently morbid and therefore was a dead end (no pun intended). As I …

I had the good fortune of interviewing Nick Alexander of Bluetunes recently. blueTunes is one of a growing number of companies that are taking advantage of the push towards cloud computing. I had my list of questions ready and was happy to finally speak with Nick. We had managed to miss one another for over …

Back in July I posted about Truth in Marketing in regards to the wasteful schwag that had been handed out at the Wall•E premiere. I described the movie as R2D2 falls in love with a trigger happy iPod. My point was that the marketers were not true to the character or the message of the …

Fans of Twitter have openly wondered how they’re going to make money. They have over 2 million users (and growing), a rabid fan base but still no revenue. This is common among Web 2.0 companies; get the audience and then figure out how to monetize later. I keep wondering when the later will be. I …

Social objects. You can stop here if you want but I promise there’s more to say. Several months ago, I showed a video of Chris Anderson on Charlie Rose where he explained that he believes we are at the beginning of the social networking movement and that Facebook/MySpace are the online version of Target/Walmart. I …