I remember spilling a glass of water into a client’s lap once. We were eating at a restaurant in Miami, and my elbow nudged the end of a knife sitting by my plate. That knife then pushed my glass forward, which hit a plate in the middle of the table, and that moved a vase […]
Marriage proposals, basketball, Lego and social media. A good idea?
There aren’t many moments in life more notable — and either more fantastically rewarding or mercilessly soul crushing — than the marriage proposal. It’s a time when you want everything to be just right, in the hope of getting the perfect answer. So the last thing anyone would ever want to do would be to […]
Why you haven’t gone viral. And why you won’t.
“We’ve got a viral marketing strategy. We’ll get our message out there in the marketplace and make it go viral, and then we’ll build on that.” I don’t like to shoot down client’s “strategies,” but I wouldn’t be much of a social media consultant if I let comments like those go unchallenged. For most companies, […]