In an age where the culture of Free rules the market, our most valuable currency is not just money, but Attention.
I took a completely unscientific Twtpoll a couple of days ago. The question was: you’ve met someone once, and like a good networker, exchanged business cards. Next thing you know, you’re on this person’s email list, which is clearly being used to market his/her small business. OK or no way?
Out of 28 votes, seven thought it was ok. The rest (75%) pretty much said no way (if it’s going in your spam filter, I take it as a sign that it’s unwanted) and the comments are pretty clear.
I was not a happy camper last night after “American Idol” aired.
It’s not that I dislike Kris Allen; he seems like a very sweet guy. But Adam Lambert has been the reason I re-engaged with the show after several years, so when Kris was given the crown, my shoes somehow ended up near the TV.
Following that, I spent about 20 minutes convincing one of our dogs that “it’s ok, Mommy’s not mad.”
I know, I know. And yes, I’m better now.
I know I’m not the only one […]