My wife got the following Facebook update from her nephew Ben yesterday: “Ben will be buying Japanese for the rest of forever. *@#&ing Jeep.” Reminds me of when I was a kid…. for years we drove this big blue rusty 1974 Chevy Caprice. A nasty boat of a car. Consumed more gas than a Hummer, but it got the job … Read More
Six outstanding applicants for my position of Affiliate Manager received the following message from me this morning: “Five of the 11 applicants for Affiliate Manager have been eliminated. The ones that remain are all strong contenders. Congratulations: You have passed the first round of applications for the position of Affiliate Manager! Now it’s time to run you through the maze. I am giving you a project to do….”
Ten outstanding applicants for my position of Content Czar received the following message from me this morning: “Half of the 20 applicants for Content Czar have been eliminated. The ones that remain are all strong contenders. Congratulations: You have passed the first round of applications for the position of Content Czar! Now it’s time to run you through the maze…”
Sometimes your quest for the legal tender gets you into hot water. Let me tell you a harrowing story of one of my early paying jobs. This might be the most embarrassing incident of my adult life…
The other day I was talking about the election with some friends. One of my most-trusted insiders, Michael Cage commented, “One of the things that defines the generation that elected Barack Obama is we just don’t relate to an us-vs-them mentality when we look out at the rest of the world. Everyone in the world is
My daughter’s humanitarian concerns are currently directed towardsâ…. Elves.
She asked me to forward this to everyone I know.
I decided to put it on my blog and let the world decide. So – here goes:
Did you know that elves work 18 hours a day! And they get paid PENNIES per hour.
If Google lowers the quality threshold to get more exposures and clicks, they win and you lose – by getting lower quality traffic to your site.
AdGooRoo.com monitors millions of search engine results and they are noting a 54% growth in Google’s “first page advertisers”. Google very well may be poised for a record quarter for Q4 2008. That’s what I’m predicting.
Veteran film director Werner Herzog said that if we do not find new images, we will perish. …
-One of this year’s best business books
-The “gearhead version” of Internet history (you’ve heard the jock and prom queen version enough already)
-15 minutes with me and the guys at my office
-The Knob Creek Machine Gun Shoot in West Point, Kentucky
-Microloans for Bolivia and orphans in India no longer homeless
-The coolest online service I’ve run across in quite some
You’ll see on this video I get pretty wound up about a whole bunch of things. All of them have to do with people sticking their heads in the sand and ignoring the reality of business – then trying to hold others responsible for their failure.
(Oh, and don’t forget to read about the porn site owner who raked me over the coals for running a scam operation…)