Misc Marketing

Doctrinal Social Media Marketing

In my church’s Bible study classes it’s taught that, despite some post-modern thinking, you cannot separate doctrine from practice. It’s impossible to say you believe one thing and not have your practices reflect that. The same applies to social media, particularly for those of us in the marketing profession. We cannot say we believe in… Continue reading Doctrinal Social Media Marketing

A Brief Digression


There are two things that should make you vaguely uncomfortable, like you're walking some sort of line between sane and insane, legal and illegal, rational and completely irresponsible. You're own ideas The ideas of your friends and co-workers I'm not saying you need to act on those ideas - at least not all of them… Continue reading Uncomfortable

Movie Journal

Movie Journal: X-Men, X-Men 2: X-Men United, The Incredible Hulk, Iron Man

I went on a comic book movie binge with four of the best of the recent batch. I got the itch to watch the X-flicks back when Wolverine was coming out but didn't get a chance to until now. And with the hype about Iron Man 2 building as pictures are released and all that… Continue reading Movie Journal: X-Men, X-Men 2: X-Men United, The Incredible Hulk, Iron Man

Movie Journal

Movie Journal: Star Trek

Finally got around to seeing the new Star Trek flick, directed by J.J. Abrams and starring a full cast of young stars and unknown lense flairs. I won't get into the plot too much in case there are some that still haven't seen it. But the story is very well written and developed and actually… Continue reading Movie Journal: Star Trek

Movie Journal

Movie Journal: High Fidelity

One of my favorite movies, both for its Chicago setting and for John Cusack's fantastic performance. It's so incredibly well written and it stands up so strongly from when it was released eight or nine years ago. Cusack's line deliveries in particular always, always kill me and make me laugh out loud regardless of how… Continue reading Movie Journal: High Fidelity

Online, Social Media

Dow Jones Social Media Rules Make a Lot of Sense

In the few weeks or so since their release, I’ve failed to see what about the guidelines for online activities by Dow Jones is provoking such a strong reaction from social media types. While I might not agree 100% with with all of them I don’t see anything that goes beyond the primary online activity… Continue reading Dow Jones Social Media Rules Make a Lot of Sense