People call me The Community Guy
Craig Newmark on The Daily Show [VIDEO]
I stumbled across this funny Daily Show clip from Craig Newmark’s appearance. Fun stuff!
FFF: Olympic Stadium – HDR
(Original image from Rene Ehrhardt)
Imagine if every product was this personal
For years, comedians have made jokes about the “Inspector #34” stickers, tags, and inserts we find in the products we buy. Most of these jokes were focused on the anonymity of said inspector. Since I was a kid, I wondered who these inspectors were. What did they do? Were there more than one person filling […]
Tiger Woods: Joining in the fun
Apparently this is the week of humorous videos that are also smart marketing. I stumbled on a video response that Tiger Woods and EA created as a response to a YouTube poster pointing out that a bug in Tiger Woods ’08 allows Tiger to walk on water. Rather than getting angry and lashing out (like […]
WOM Offers the Sweet Taste of Success
Michael Rubin from Gaspedal asked me to guest blog as part of their “Guest Genius” series. Here’s the opening; to get the tips I share, you have to click through! The medical community might tell you that blended fruit and ice don’t actually contain any addictive qualities, but I’m not convinced. I’m physically unable to […]
How to use current events for marketing
My buddy Jason Falls just emailed me about a new project that Maker’s Mark has kicked off. Using the election cycle crazy, they’ve launched an effort to promote…. the Cocktail Party. Certainly check out the site, but watch the video below ASAP. Quite amusing. (Do you recognize anyone in that video?) Good work, Doe Anderson […]
What if the White House had a community manager?
The NPR “Fresh Air” podcast recently had an episode made up of a collection of interview snippets from former White House press secretaries from Marlin Fitzwater to Scott McClellan. As a huge fan of The West Wing, I was always fascinated by the role of CJ, the fictional Press Secretary. Here was a person largely […]