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Common Sense Fail

I’ve been traveling this week, and as usual paying attention to details surrounding me to share fun bits with you here. Well here’s a fun one involving peanut packaging on an airplane:

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March 25, 2011 Author Adam Singer In links, quick bits
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Tynt And Visibli: The Rise Of User Hostile Blog Plugins

There’s been a bit of an spammy trend lately in the blogosphere, the rise of user hostile plugins. What I mean by user hostile: plugins that offer little benefit for visitors and break anticipated user experience to (try and) selfishly benefit a site.

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March 22, 2011 Author Adam Singer In Blogging
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If You’re Going To Write About The Web, You Should Probably Understand Web Culture

Chris Matyszczyk who keeps a blog called Technically Incorrect which brings “a fresh and irreverent perspective to the tech world” recently wrote a post on Rebecca Black. The post has far too many words than necessary for this cheesy fluff star-in-training but it’s good for pageviews to cover pop “culture” (culture there is an oxymoron) so I get it.

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March 20, 2011 Author Adam Singer In links, quick bits
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Modern Marketers Need To Be Consistent

It’s an all too common complaint from marketing and PR professionals: how can we keep up with the demands of producing consistent content designed to achieve outcomes? Unfortunately if you’ve heard someone ask this question (in 2011!) they may already be beyond help.

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March 17, 2011 Author Adam Singer In Digital Marketing and PR
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Dear Cision: Manipulative Comments Are Neither SEO Or Social Media, They Are Spam

Well I’ve been on a tear lately sharing examples of bad marketing. It’s hard not to do this when people keep lobbing them at me. But blatant SEO / social media spam? From a major B2B company that should definitely know better? How can we not share?

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March 15, 2011 Author Adam Singer In Digital Marketing and PR
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Why Do Schools Suck At Marketing?

I was fortunate growing up as my parents sent me to a high quality high school: Pine Crest Preparatory School in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. It was not cheap, but they provide one of the top educations in the nation so worth attending for sure.

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March 14, 2011 Author Adam Singer In Digital Marketing and PR