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March 22, 2012
By Chris Eifert - View Blog | View Bio
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It is often said that children speak with great wisdom. And while my nine-year-old daughter is incredibly bright, I haven’t often thought of her as wise. She’s cute. She’s nine. But is she wise? Last week, I saw an article about her favorite pop star, Taylor...

March 15, 2012
By John Acquavita - View Blog | View Bio
Personal

 

At its peak, “That 70’s Show” was pretty funny. The father on the show, Red Forman (played perfectly by Kurtwood Smith), was a grouchy curmudgeon who was always fed up about one thing or another. One dialogue exchange that I still remember vividly involved him...

March 06, 2012
By Chris Eifert - View Blog | View Bio
Professional

It seems most B2B marketing plans are outlined in terms of “how much” we need to get done. Something like … This year, we need to produce:

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February 29, 2012
By Jon Berry - View Blog | View Bio
Professional

This and other confounding social network happenings

Social media never ceases to amaze me. Take the next latest thing, Pinterest, for example. It has essentially exploded on the scene with a largely...

February 28, 2012
By Jesse Gifford - View Blog | View Bio
Professional
I thought you’d never ask. Here are four of the many ways Drupal and bacon are similar:
 
1. They are extremely flexible.
a. Drupal...
bacon, CMS, Drupal
February 14, 2012
By Chris Eifert - View Blog | View Bio
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There seems to be evidence of an economic recovery, although perspectives on its ferocity and sustainability vary depending on your news source and political bent. And with recovery comes renewed interest in marketing and advertising, with companies looking to re-establish their...

January 30, 2012
By Jack Lilienthal - View Blog | View Bio
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While reading a political article (actually, more like a screed) the other day, I came across the description of a candidate as an “ectomorph.” Upon quick reflection, I deemed the term descriptively spot on. This in turn led me to consider its variants: endomorph and...

January 13, 2012
By Jon Berry - View Blog | View Bio
Professional

I had a generational epiphany about technology last weekend. It started with an urgent wake-up-call from Dad on Saturday morning; he needed help installing a new printer and also couldn’t figure out why he was staring at what turned out to be the BIOS set up screen on start-up. A couple of...

January 06, 2012
By Chris Eifert - View Blog | View Bio
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I’m an idiot. It didn’t take long for me to screw up in 2012. I make a lot of mistakes every year, but usually I get a few weeks under my belt before I start unraveling. This year? Three lousy working days. That’s all it took.

So what’s the big deal...

January 05, 2012
By Erin Paulson - View Blog | View Bio
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I am sure there will be a time in the not-so-distant future that smartphones will not be regarded as novel devices, and instead as commonplace. For many people, they already are. I was lucky enough to have my first smartphone, a BlackBerry a few years ago; it changed my life, all...