Fake Boy Band Promotes Real Frosty

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The Youth Demo Is Universally Desired

The United Methodist Church is prepared to spend $20 million in new advertising over the next four years to help young people “Rethink Church.” Research conducted by The Barna Group on behalf of United Methodist Communications found that 66 percent of young adults surveyed were searching for meaning and purpose in their lives and 62 […]

Today In Twitterverse: Follow Limits

Yesterday afternoon, prior to leaving the house for a neighbor’s BBQ, I was routinely adding some new people to follow on Twitter, when the rug I was standing on got yanked from beneath my feet. You see, I’m an “average” person, and given that I am, I have to follow the rules made by @ev […]

Beauty Doesn’t Come In A Bottle

With Lux Shampoo, Unilever is striving to make beauty available to all women. To achieve their mission, the global packaged goods concern is turning to the star power of Catherine Zeta-Jones in a Hollywood-like production. According to Brand Republic, the short, “Alchemist,” was created by JWT from an original screenplay by Jeffrey Caine, who also […]

Bert & Ernie Get Some Hops

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Ask Piercing Questions And You Might Profit

Jim Collins, author, teacher, athlete and leading member of the Boulderati is profiled in today’s Sunday Business section. It’s a flattering piece for the most part. This little passage certainly got my attention: Companies also ask him to consult. But he mostly declines, agreeing only if the company intrigues him and if its executives come […]

Narcissus Would Have Drowned In His Profile

Author and New York Times Magazine columnist, Rob Walker, is having a reaction to the glut of self-promotion unleashed daily in the social space. After reading this piece in Fortune where the writer says, “I have literally been Facebooking and Twittering (some say frittering) all my content away!” Walker offers this meditation on the state […]

Biz Stone Is Following His Bliss

Biz Stone doesn’t hate advertising. He merely finds the more crass forms of commercialization off putting. The idea of taking money to run traditional banner ads on Twitter.com has always been low on our list of interesting ways to generate revenue. However, facilitating connections between businesses and individuals in meaningful and relevant ways is compelling. […]