I want to thank Mike McDerment and the whole Mesh group for doing such a great job with the conference. I got a lot of grief from David Crow for doing my usual, swoop in, present, swoop out.
I am looking for stories from creatives and clients on your best and worst experiences selling or buying creative. If you are a creative director I want to know your number one tactic/trick for getting a client to buy a piece of creative.
I will be speaking at MeshU on May 20. I am planning on doing something really special for the presentation because, to be honest, I am totally intimidated by the other speakers.
Air Canada: for $35, we'll let you talk to customer-service reps who can actually help you with a cancelled flight In what alternate universe does Air Canada exist? I can only imagine the internal rationalizations as they came up with this idea.
As part of my speaking at ICE 08 I am doing One X One sessions with registered attendees. According to my schedule there are only two spots remaining.
On Friday, March 28 I will be speaking at ICE 08. Actually, I will be on a panel with...
Recently, Digg hired Allen & Co. to "explore its options" which is how Investment Bankers say "for sale".
If you have spent any time on "NBA.com":http://www.nba.com you've become familiar with the team templates that seem to be league mandated. If you haven't seen them check out...
photo from ArsTechnica 37Signals is profiled in this month's Wired. It paints a picture of some very talented and intelligent people who come across as supremely arrogant.
A new word for your buzz word bingo. Engagement - Instead of measuring clicks or impressions, engagement mapping aims to track how many times a person comes across an ad on the Web, and correlate that to actions taken down the line.
The infogeeks over at NYTimes have put together a great graphic of movie box office returns since 1986.
pic by flickr user JL1967 It has been a tough morning getting to work with a major fire burning a block or two from the office. What's been tougher is getting coverage.