Ideas for Marketing with Fantasy Games Online

On Friday last week, there was a great piece by Julia Beizer in the Washington Post Express about a different category of fantasy games that offer an alternative to Fantasy Football.  Now officially giving up on my Fantasy Football team after losing my two star players in back to back weeks to season ending injuries,

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Using YouTube to Launch a Global Movement: The Story of Free ...

Add to: | blinklist | del.cio.us | digg | yahoo! | furl | rawsugar | shadows | netvouz The rise of phenomenally viral videos on YouTube is happening every day now, ranging from the silly to the funny.  Recently I came across the Free Hugs video posted above on YouTube less than two months ago

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The Dark Side of Social Media And 5 Ways to Avoid It

Add to: | blinklist | del.cio.us | digg | yahoo! | furl | rawsugar | shadows | netvouz PR blogs have been on fire the past week debating the Walmart blog fiasco with Edelman at the helm.  Some have taken a subtle delight in Edelman’s failure (see comments on Richard’s response post), while others have

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Dell Uses Blog to Communicate About Battery Recall

Add to: | blinklist | del.cio.us | digg | yahoo! | furl | rawsugar | shadows | netvouz The latest news about Dell’s exploding laptop saga is not good – there is a front page piece in the NY Times today about their battery recall and the whole scenario is providing fuel for the "I

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One Red Paperclip Rides the Long Tail to Mainstream Success

On July 12, 2005, Kyle MacDonald started his One Red Paperclip trading blog with the dream of ultimately trading one red paperclip for a house.  Just a few weeks ago (one year and 14 trades later) he met his goal with an offer for a new house on 503 Main Street from the Town of

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Dell's Exploding Laptop and Finding Corporate Voices on ...

In yet another example of bad blog news for Dell, the NY Times carried a feature piece this weekend about their spontaneously combusting laptop.  Unfortunately for Dell, there are some photos running around online of the combustion, and it is growing in a Kryptonite bike lock kind of way.  The company line at the moment

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The Carnival of Marketing – Call for Submissions

One of the more popular blogs on marketing and PR today is Media Orchard.  Scott’s "Pick of the Orchard" are very useful daily posts on the top five or so marketing and PR related links worth reading online.  Piers does the same thing on marketing news and trends on both PSFK and Marktd.  Every once

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Marktd and New PR Offer Digg for Marketing and PR People

Digg.com is a great resource for client research.  For all of our tech clients, it’s a useful site to keep track of the most popular news stories in the tech industry.  The site’s model of allowing users to vote for their favourite articles or blog posts and allowing the votes to dictate which appear more

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The Next Phase of Travel Marketing

I recently came across TurnHere.com – a very cool website that has a compilation of short films about various locations across North America.  Unlike other video submission sites, the focus of Turn Here is about recruiting filmmakers into a professional community and allowing them to house their work in a more professional environment.  Better yet,

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How Marketing Saved Civilization

Any author (or blogger) will tell you that titles matter.  The name is frequently what draws people in to read a post, or buy a book.  In a world of competing diversions, these titles are more important than ever.  Why the Irish Saved Civilization was a very average book released with a perfectly crafted title

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