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Citizen Journalists and Citizen DeMilles

Parody is often a form of flattery. At the very least it is a route to notoriety. 10,000 years ago ...
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Vortex Me

You want into Facebook right? Of course you do. It now represents a significant percent of Total page views and ...
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Mommy Hogs the Computer…

Earlier in this blog I waxed adoringly about eMarketer‘s daily newsletter. You NEED to subscribe. Here’s another amazing set of ...
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How You Market on FaceBook

One of the most common questions we are asked at Catalyst is “How do I market on Facebook (FB)?” Some ...
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Like Seinfeld Had a Show About Nothing Making a Show ...

If nothing else, Second Life Newbies will see what that world looks like.
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Antisocial Networks

We’ve been discussing social media here all week, so perhaps it makes sense to also talk about social media backlash. ...
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A Video Gift For Loyal Readers Chris and Adam

I couldn’t find the ad we discussed. But this one’s pretty good anyway.
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On a Mission from God

This morning I read an interesting article in Time that I thought I’d rant about today. The article discusses religion ...
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Papa Eddie: The Original Village Person?

Before there was an indian, a cop, a construction worker, a sailor, and a leather guy, there was a grocer ...
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Will Multiply Be Fruitful?

A couple years a go there was a new beauty line available from Revlon called Vital Radiance, targeted to the ...
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Heidi Klum, or “Holla Holla”?

OK, so you want to be in social media, but you’re feeling like MySpace is a little too young for ...
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Give Me Fewer Choices!!!

eMarketer is an amazing resource. But even if you can’t afford the subscription or the studies, you owe it to ...
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You May Not Have a Second Life. But Kids Do.

The buzz around Second Life was intense about a year and a half ago. Now, not so much. Not that ...
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UGC Ad Parody of the Day

Let me start by saying that I own an XB, and I love it more than anything. But this is ...
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Heckle Me This

They’re out there. No matter how great your brand is, there are people who are bitching about it to someone. ...
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If You Want a Good Virus, Find the Carriers

After a lot of years doing digital, I am certain that the toughest thing to do is make a good ...
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Thanks to the Web, I Care Deeply About Toilet Paper

Years ago I worked on the advertising for a drain opener. It sounds like the first line of a joke, ...
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Corporate Spokesman Mr. Penis Wrinkle Could Not Be Reached For ...

Today I conducted an experiment. I decided to friend a packaged good on MySpace.First I tried Clorox. It’s a brand ...
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Regular Brands and Regular Marketers

It’s a fairly regular occurrence that I, at aged 43, am 15 years older than the rest of the room ...