Flight to Africa Rant #2 – Virgin Atlantic Missed Opportunity

March 16, 2011

Tweet In my previous post I mentioned I was researching flights. I had a buddy tell me he had flown Virgin Atlantic to the continent previously and suggested I check them out. So I went to “The Google” and entered “Virgin Atlantic to Nairobi” seemed like as simple and informative enough query. The results are […]

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Flight to Africa via Los Angeles – Possible Milage Run

March 16, 2011

Tweet I have been asked to keynote an event in Kenya in June. Was looking at some flight options and trusty United thought a good route would be for me to do the following: Fly from JFK in New York to Los Angeles Fly from Los Angeles back to the east cost to Newark (the […]

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Conflicting Ad Messages

March 16, 2011

Tweet Was on a blog today and saw the following conflicting ad messages – one warns against being the next JC Penny or Overstock and the other is pushing buying links… interesting.

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Interview – Key Points to Launching Global Web Site

March 8, 2011

Tweet I did the following interview with my good friend Anne Kennedy after the panel discussion with at SES London in London on February 22, 2011 with Andy Adkins Kruger. Anne has a great way of teasing out the relevant nuggets of information that recap the session.

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Interview with Exchange 4 Media – Delhi India

March 1, 2011

Tweet I did the following interview after the panel discussion organized by Exchange 4 Media with some of the top Indian Digital Marketers at ‘Digital 3.0: A Roundtable on Marketing Strategies in a Digital World’ in Delhi India on January 17, 2011. As you would expect, some of my comments were controversial – especially when […]

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Scolded for not writing

February 25, 2011

Tweet This week at at SES London I was scolded by a few people for not writing more frequently.  I will try to do better… I have been insanely busy on a few client products and the forthcoming “Voice of the Consumer Data Management System” brilliantly code named “VOCDMS” – may need to do some […]

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Continental Airlines Elite Access – Too elite

December 27, 2010

Tweet As usual, the family and I went on our year-end diving trip.  This time we went to the Dominican Republic.  Since United and Continental have merged we took advantage of the direct 4-hour flight from Newark.   In the past 10 years since I swore off Continental I have only flown them twice out of […]

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Social Rewards and the Awesome Sanyo Dual Camera

August 25, 2010

Tweet Last Thursday following the last day of SES San Francisco I attended a launch party for the brilliant new company Social Rewards started by Joe Morin and Mike Uesugi. I think they have a winner with this company since it effectively connects brands to consumers and leverages Word of Mouth to help spread the […]

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The Impact of Social Media on Search Marketing

August 16, 2010

Tweet Kate Maddox from B2B Magazine released a story today outlining key findings from a recently completed study on The Impact of Social Media on Search. This study was a collaboration between B2B Magazine and Business.com. I was not able to find the full story – once I do I will post a link. The […]

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Incredible Shrinking Food Packages and Real Deals

August 16, 2010

Tweet My mini-rant of the week has to do with the ever shrinking pages and the manufactures that insist that this is what we the consumers want.  This is not new, I remember reading seeing it first with ice cream and orange juice and a great article in USA Today –  and the recent Mouse […]

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