Tag Archives: Misc.other.com

An internet tradition: Telling the internet that something is on fire

It’s okay, I’ve sent an e-mail to the fire brigade. ($) Dr Stephen Dann says: just burnt a potato in the microwave ($) Dr Stephen Dann says: trying not to trigger the fire alarm and dispose of the potato’s corspe ($) Dr Stephen Dann says: door wide open, aircondition on cold, Jen says: oh dear… Read More »

Social Marketing in the Australian Government Context

In February 2007, I presented a seminar session on “Adding Commercial Marketing Thinking to Government Marketing” at the IQPC Government Marketing 2007. The take out from the two day session was clear – social marketing in Australia is accepted, succeeding, and being aided by two key factors – community engagement and the drive for evidence… Read More »

AMA Quote of the Day

“Authentic marketing is not the art of selling what you make but knowing what to make. It is the art of identifying and understanding customer needs and creating solutions that deliver satisfaction to the customers, profits to the producers and benefits for the stakeholders.” – Philip Kotler

Junk Mail Gems: header harvesting

Gwyneth Dwyer over at the Marketing Profs blog is putting forward the case for harvesting spam headers as idea starters for real marketing campaigns. I just use spam headers as magnetic poetry kits rather than idea starters. Although, when that gold mine is exhausted, the faked sender addresses often make for a wonderful cache of… Read More »

Iconic Ideas

The 5,000-calorie pizza. It includes 12 pigs in blankets, 4 hamburger patties, 21 cheese pizza rolls and bacon, but no sesame seed bun. Anything this bad for you should come with sesame seeds. That’s the genius of the Big Mac, it lets you know when the worst of the damage is over. (via Slacktivist) Sesame… Read More »