Archive | November, 2007

Google Will Apply to Participate in the FCC Spectrum Mobile Auction

My question is simply this… Low marginal cost public relations opportunity or serious about participating in the auction?

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Remember to 301 Redirect If You Own Your Domain Typos

I typed in facebooks.com this morning by accident. Got a dead page. So I looked to see if it was registered and sure enough it was. I’m completely amazed they aren’t 301 redirecting the typos that they own for user experience and other purposes!   Registrant:  Facebook, Inc  156 University Ave, 3rd Floor  Palo Alto, CA 94301  US  Domain name: FACEBOOKS.COM

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Happy Thanksgiving 2007

As always Rustybrick has a great holiday logo summary. My only add on is the following. Take a minute to read the full history of the holiday – it’s not about a day off and football.

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The Meaning of is is

Michael Arrington ‘is contemplating the meaning of “is”.‘ As per a recent Facebook message change (that has now been changed back). This issue of the meaning of “is” seems to be a recurring problem in our society. You might recall this statement by former President Clinton: “It depends on what the meaning of the words […]

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The Future of Voice Broadcast and Voice Messaging

At the DMA conference a few weeks back, I met Dinesh Ravishanker. He runs a unique, effective voice broadcast offering called Callfire that allows micro-targeted opt-in outbound phone calls. It’s unique, user friendly and efficient in the demos he showed me. He was alot of fun to speak to and recently sent me the executive […]

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Ad Age Interviews IAC’s Barry Diller

Last week, I wrote about the breakup of IAC by Barry Diller. At the time I stated: He’s quite animated and interesting to listen to, I wish he did loosely structured calls like this more often. Today Adage released an interview with Mr. Diller. In it he adds some sensibility to the Facebook valuation discussions, […]

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Email From Gmail Blocked As Spam on Many Networks

I’ve had three different people state that Gmail that I’ve sent has found it’s way into spam folders this week. Since this is happening on multiple platforms now (Yahoo! Mail/Gmail), I have to ask the question, how is the email spam crisis going to resolve itself?

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