I have recently had my site (the one your on right now) accepted by Alltop. For anyone that has not heard of Alltop; from the Alltop about page: We help you explore your passions by collecting stories from “all the top” sites on the web. The interface is a extremely easy to use and the …

For those of you who don’t know who Rick Rubin is you’ll most likely know many of the artists he has produced over the years. An abbreviated version of list contains Beastie Boys, The Cult, Mick Jagger, Johnny Cash, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Rage Against the Machine, Tom Petty, Weezer, Neil Diamond, Jay Z, U2 …

I could keep this post very short by just telling you to go find out how reliable Land Rovers are to prove my point, but I thought I would delve a little deeper. My family and I (including my Mom) went to Maui for a vacation recently and we rented a Cadillac Escalade. I’m usually …

This past Friday, I had the good fortune of speaking with the founders of Brightkite, Brady Becker and Martin May. I got the ball rolling by walking through the front door and accusing Brady of being Martin . . . Fortunately things got better from there. Once we sat down, they told me they had …

Link to Future Marketing

This is a great video for marketers to get a feel for the changes that are occurring now. Enjoy!

For as long as I can remember there has always been a villain/artist/musician. From a theatrical standpoint, this was role invented by Alice Cooper in the 70s. In the 80s Heavy Metal artists such as Ozzy Ousborne,  Judas Priest and AC/DC assumed the role. Ozzy bit the head off of a bat, Judas Priest was …

Video ads that don’t annoy. I have recently seen a new (at least new to me) type of advertisement on Techcrunch and the Wall Street Journal. It is a video advertisement that automatically plays, which is commonly known as a universally bad decision, but this plays without audio. I was amazed at how unobtrusive this …

I reviewed CNN’s site design back in March with special attention paid to the t-shirts that one could order with the various headlines. At that time I commented that I really wished that Fark would do the same thing and today I noticed they had added the same functionality! This is available for almost all …

I posted in late September (just a few posts down) about the Rugby Tournament in Aspen that I’ve attended for the last 24 years. I mentioned the  need for Generational liaisons as partners to help marketers serve a niche. I wanted to expand on the concept of generations with the context of niche. When I …