What you are about to see may appear innocent at first glance. But it’s not innocent at all. At 1:09 in to the action, “Billy,” the hardly fictional marketing director and star of the first segment in this BooneOakley self-promo piece is axed to death by his angry wife. Why is she angry? Because Billy […]
Murphy-Goode Winery in Sonoma is offering someone A Really Goode Job. But first, that special someone needs to display amazing powers of Web 2.0hness. Something along these lines might do it: If you like how Dirty South Wine rolls, you can Vote for Hardy and help put him in his dream job.
Mark Goldenson started an internet TV network for games called PlayCafe 18 months ago. Things didn’t work out exactly as planned. Thankfully for others walking the entreprenurial path, Goldenson isn’t afraid to air his laundry in public. In fact, he’s offering a “post-mortem” on Venture Beat. Two of his 10 points really ring a bell […]
Fallon’s Skimmer story got picked up by the Minneapolis press. BTW, Fallon laid off 18 people, or 9% of its MN-based staff yesterday.
Ad Age sees similarities between 1938 and today, particularly as expressed in the pages of Fortune Magazine. Rising unemployment. Weak economic activity. Competitive upheaval. Technology transforming work and play. Revolutionary changes in the media world. An uncertain international environment. Yup, times were tough in 1938. The Ad Age piece also features several self-promo ads from […]
The simplest thing you can do to increase your traffic is write more. -Skellie Skellie is a blogger, writer, occasional entrepreneur and sometime freelancer. She’s identified five content strategies employed by top drawer bloggers. They are as follows: 1. Long, Deep and Less 2. Every Day, Without Fail 3. A Lot of a Little 4. […]
I’ll never tire of showcasing well written long copy. It’s not something one sees much of today, but when it works it works. And Ground Zero knows how to work it. Here’s the sum total of their newly undesigned, non sticky Web site: I love how it ends. “Imagine where we’d be if we’d had […]
Because I’m looking for work right now, I need to explain what it is that I do in plain terms. It can be difficult to do. Brands may not know they need a strategic content plan for the social space. Hence, their agency doesn’t know it either. That’s why my elevator pitch has to be […]
While AdPulp itself is clearly a showcase for a certain type of writing that I do, sometimes people ask to see my traditional portfolio. You know, ’cause they might need my help someday making print ads, point-of-sale materials, micro sites and the like. Sometimes people also ask to see my traditional resume. Other entries from […]