Stowe Boyd can’t be bothered with long form come ons. So he invented the micro pitch, which he calls Twitpitch after Twitter, of course. I can’t believe what a pain in the ass it still is to do something as basic as trying to schedule meetings with startups at a conference. All companies who would […]
IsTwitterDown.com is a site with a singular purpose—to tell Twitterholics whether the service is down, or not. Right now, the answer is, “Yes,” Twitter’s down.
Joi Ito is venture capitalist with interest in Creative Commons, Digital Garage, Technorati, WITNESS and Six Apart.
David Burn is the editor of AdPulp, and a writer with a plethora of caustic tales to tell.
The Girl Riot is a first-year copywriter, with a style guide. Her blog, view from the bottom has an interesting pitch. YOU COULD BE GETTING YOUR ADVERTISING COMMENTARY FROM A MORE EXPERIENCED, HIGHER-PAID, AND PRETTIER AD EXEC. BUT THE DOWNBEAT AND BASS LINE ARE IN OUR HANDS– THE ADSTAR WANNABES CLIMBING THE CORPORATE LADDER. AS […]
Andy Stanford-Clark is a master inventor at IBM. His house, which sends automated messages regarding its energy use to Twitter, is located in Isle of Wight, UK. [via Earth2Tech]
John Dodds speaking about Twitter Spam, alternatively known as Twam or Spitter, says companies need to be receptive to direct messaging on Twitter, but not use the service to blast their pitches shotgun style. When we market our company’s products/services, we have to remember that part of the job is to to be the individual’s […]
Hugh Macleod is writing a book about creativity in Alpine, Texas. Facebook is a pain in the ass (or whichever body part it comes into contact with).
Jackie Huba is a word of mouth marketing specialist and one half of Church of the Customer. Here’s the Fast Company article she references. Andrew Chen, a blogger and former advertising executive who worked with MySpace, calls a viral loop the “most advanced direct-marketing strategy being developed in the world right now.” It’s an interesting […]
Paul Isakson is a planner working in Minneapolis. His tweet is in response to Joseph Jaffe’s talk last night at the Fine Line. For the record, Steve Hall sees social media and conversational marketing as “two entirely different things.”