Archive | October, 2011

The World’s First Dream Commercial Brought To You by McDonalds

It is not often that you get to start two blog posts with exactly the same opening paragraph, but here it actually works. Where should I go to escape being bombarded with advertising messages? Asked Morgan Spurlock in his latest documentary The Greatest Movie Ever Sold. To which Ralph Nader replied, “To sleep”. Source. Mr. [...]

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You Are NOT My Audience – Video

I have a confession to make. I took Dojo (my German Shepard) running and before I had a chance to shower, I decided to make this video. Consider yourself lucky this video post is not coming at you in Smell-O-Vision. Before yo play the video, hop over to Mashable to nominate Triberr to win this [...]

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The Secret Sauce to Making Your Facebook Page Mmmm Mmmm Good

Why do some Facebook Pages sing and others sound like American Idol rejects? The only thing that will give you an edge is your distinct voice, your showmanship, and that elusive ‘It’ thing. Finding your ‘It” means being creative, taking risks, understanding your voice, brand, and own niche. In real estate, they say there are [...]

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The Story of a Giraffe, a Lion and a Steve

A giraffe and a lion were hanging out one day drinking beers while the writer was anthropomorphising his protagonists. The giraffe turned to the lion and said “Hey Lion, d’you know Steve?”  Which Steve? Lion replied. You know, Steve. That really mellow, cool guy. Lives by the river. He’s always picking strawberries and collecting firewood [...]

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Do You Bring The Thunder Every Time?

Well? Do you? Do you bring the thunder every time you blog? Some folks don’t “get” why Triberr defaults to Auto. Well…here’s why. It’s because bloggers who “get” what Triberr is about, tribe-up with bloggers who DO bring the thunder every time. And if you don’t know any bloggers who bring the thunder every time [...]

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The Occupied Wall Street Journal, Marketing Message and Boobs

A couple weeks ago I had the distinct “pleasure” of roaming around the private park where the “Occupy Wall Street” protest is taking place. To be honest, I’ve pretty much given up on watching the news at this point, so I didn’t hear a thing about it until I went to an open mic night [...]

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Make The Sale Before They Buy

I grew up in a family of smokers. When I was a kid, my dad, mom and brother used to collect Marlboro Miles and hoped that some day they would smoke enough cigarettes to get the new Jeep Wrangler. Alas, they never got the Jeep but they did smoke enough Marlboros to get a sleeping [...]

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Steve Jobs Is Dead. Long Live Steve Jobs.

When people sit down to have a meeting with me, they often comment just how big a Mac Head I am. I’m pulling out my iPod which has my Running Playlist, my iPhone which has my favorite audio books, iPad which is my on-the-go library. And of course, my MacPro, which I use to do [...]

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