Archives for February 2006

Sub Millionaires’ Row

The house above is a 827 sf shack in Cupertino, CA (the peninsula town that Apple Computer calls home). The asking price is $764,900. From San Francisco Chronicle: You’re not the only one dreaming of ditching the Bay Area for a Midwestern college town or a coastal city in the Southeast. Two out of five […]

Edelman ‘s Word

Courtesy of Flickr user, “edelman_talkshop” TalkShop is a blog about word-of-mouth and the Me2 Revolution, published by Edelman and hosted by Phil Gomes, the company’s Senior Counsel, Online Communications. The blog pulls in thoughts and opinions from members of the worldwide Edelman network. Edelman is public relations giant. They made news recently by hiring Steve […]

In A Sea Of Free Standing Inserts

Remember CD-ROM? According to The New York Times, The Dallas Morning News does. The paper will begin to distribute CD-ROM copies of Hollywood Previews magazine in certain Sunday issues. In the 1990’s, CD-ROM’s were seen as a viable new venue for media, but they never flourished. Hollywood Previews, produced by iMedia International, began appearing in […]

Izod’s Lacoste’s U.S. Sales Up Over 1000% In Last Five Years

Philippe Lacoste, grandson of Izod Lacoste founder René Lacoste, spoke to Business Week recently. What’s the story behind that alligator, logo? It was the nickname of my grandfather, René Lacoste, who was a tennis champion who won three French Opens, two Wimbledons, and two U.S. Open titles. In 1927 my grandfather made a bet with […]

You Know We Know You Know

Alex Bouldergusky talks to a guy with a camera at Future Marketing Summit in New York City last week. [via Random Culture]

At $1795 Per Person, One Needs A Sponsor

If I was a rainmaker, I’d go to Chicago next month and back slap at IEG’s 23rd annual Sponsorship Conference. It looks to be a client-side festival of some magnitude. Here’s one session, I’d attend. Spreading the Wealth: The Strategy Behind ConAgra’s Shift to Multi-brand Sponsorships Mike Hargrave, Vice President, Sponsorship and Event Marketing, ConAgra […]

Sharks Will Eat Your Lunch

Dallas-based, Moroch, created a new web site for McDonald’s. WWW.FILETOFISH.COM encourages visitors to play an interactive game to save their Filet-O-Fish Sandwich from swimming sharks. The top 50 player’s scores from around the country will be displayed ongoing while game “codes” to circumvent levels can be accessed by passing the link along to friends, taking […]

IPG Ponies Up

Adweek reports that Stacey Lynn Koerner, evp, director of global research integration at Interpublic Group’s Initiative, has been named president of the Consumer Experience Practice, a newly formed unit within IPG Media. “Consumers are moving fluidly and dynamically through media and content today,” Koerner said in a statement. “Our challenge is to create brand experiences […]