Marketing Technology


Data Just Is Data is not an answer. It is not proof. It is not direction. It is not plan. It is not a strategy. Data just is. […]

Because … Data


It’s here, it’s here, The 2015 Internet Trends Report is here! You’d think it was a major holiday, as marketers nearly lose their sh&! writing about it. If […]

Poor Widdle Miwennials


Adobe and EConsultancy Releases the 2015 Digital Trends Report Adobe just published the 2015 Digital Marketing Trends for 2015, a study based on survey results with Econsultancy. The […]

And the Results are In


The headline called out to me: The Top 7 Online Marketing Trends That Will Dominate 2014 As I eagerly consumed the short summary of the article to find […]

You Had Me at “Marketing Trends”



What does Facebook Advertising tell you? I’m here on Facebook this evening because … because that’s what I do to relax, get ideas, spy on people, and keep […]

Are You Targeted with Facebook Ads


This is the year of big data, right? Not unlike the use of “aspirational” imagery in fashion magazines making us feel less than, so goes the blubbering on […]

Big Data’s Weakest Link


Hark! Hark! The marketer barked, The catalog drops in a week. The copy’s in shambles The cover’s a gamble But without it we’ll be up a creek. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ […]

Deadlines and Inspiration


Facebook is making more changes again. When the feeds change, you’ll be posting in vain. When your updates don’t show, you’ll be sh!t-out-of-luck And you’ll have to decide […]

Rock-a-Bye Facebook



Do you send out press releases? What is the purpose of a press release? How effective are they, and how do you know? We love the idea of […]

The Power of the Press Release


Today’s buzzword is: Remarketing You HAVE to do it, your agency or consultants tell you. It’s a way to capitalize easily and cheaply on behavioral marketing in an […]

Remarketing – Tactic or Ploy?


I once had a boss who barely had a clue He lacked so much knowledge, we didn’t know what to do We hammered and stammered, and then staged […]

Modern Day Fool


You’ve got emails, Search Engine Marketing, SEO programs in place. You blog, manage your social media, and develop press releases and white papers on a regular basis. You […]

Why Are You Marketing?



You send out all sorts of marketing initiatives to reach your targeted audience and your customers. But are they ready for you? If you have their information to […]

Is Your Customer Ready for You?


We regularly send marketing emails Quite frequently touting great sales. We design for quick scanning And skip keyword spamming And when done right response rarely fails. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Nursery […]

The Glory of Email


There once was a marketer from Mass Who’s bald head was as shiny as glass. He spoke of Big Data, Saying “It’s still in Beta”. Eventually they fired […]

There Once was a Marketer from Mass


As a marketer for several decades, I was deeply disappointed by the ads these last few Super Bowls. This is a time to dust off the talent and […]

Mediocrity Wins Big




Did you know that you can adjust your bids continually to improve your CPA? Did you know that you can create awesome landing pages that you can test […]

Did you know….



Are you getting lost in your data? You’ve got your strategy, you’ve used it to identify your KPIs, and you’ve set up your tactics and have launched your […]

Lost in Data



That’s the mantra we heard beginning the day after the election about the outcome of the election. So much of the “blame” for why one party won and […]

Digital Advertising Didn’t Work



It seems pointless to blog about marketing or business after the week we’ve gone through. The area I live in, although inland, was on track to take a […]

Finding Power in the Dark


Those youngun’s out there think they have the corner on video marketing. “Back in the day” we were doing some pretty cool things with video. The programs I […]

Digital Video in the 1990s