Monthly Archives: November 2011

Of the six social couponing emails I get each morning, I’m still opening all of them, and half get a clickthrough to the offer webpage. So while you may expect me to be social coupon exhausted, I’m not. This, of course, makes me ripe for the plucking now that the holidays are here. Continue reading

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Trying to build your online business now means attention and strategy dedicated to the mobile market.  My guess is that smart phones and tablets will soon replace the laptop as the standard cyber-combo.   What this means to you is that … Continue reading

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It was interesting to hear Paul LaPolice’s comments when asked what his position was on whether he would condone his players having sex before the big game on Sunday…. After suggesting that everything in moderation was acceptable – his comments … Continue reading

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What is surprising to me, more than the number of people who use pen and paper in meetings, is the number of people who have yet to update their web browsers. Continue reading

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Just yesterday, Kevin O’Leary of Dragon’s Den fame was interviewed on CBC News Morning about the upcoming Black Friday shopping day in the U.S. He mentioned that despite  current economic strains on the U.S consumer, he was bullish about the … Continue reading

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Recently, Ipsos Reid released their newest figures on social networking as part of their Inter@ctive report, now in its 15th year of publication. Obviously there are a lot of points I can hit on, but let’s look at a few highlights. Continue reading

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Right at the pinnacle of its success, Facebook received a rather unusual challenge from a startup that simply heralded itself as the alternative to the social media juggernaut.

The platform was Diaspora*. Continue reading

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As the top of my head gets thinner and more gray, my wife casually asked me if I would ever consider a hair transplant.  I told her it’s all about what she wants (like a good husband should) – and … Continue reading

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You might be surprised to learn that people – meaning customers – are actually looking for you by name when doing an online search. Amidst the haze and hoopla of keywords the point is often overlooked that your company name … Continue reading

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Earlier this week Google+ Brands was officially launched with an initial partner group that included the likes of Angry Birds, CNN and WWE (the kind of mish-mash we in the marketing biz love to see). the new Brands looks to act the same way as Facebook Pages or LinkedIn Companies with some exceptions. Continue reading

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