Archives: October 2005
Oct 29, 2005
Seth Godin reports the NYT hates the new “Odd Couple” with Nathan Lane & Matthew Broderick. Which brings us to the “so what” factor. The show has booked $21M in advance tickets due to, in Seth’s opinion, which I share: 1. Am Ex’s special offer to Gold Card members; 2. Lane and Broderick’s reputation (their brand.) So, if the show is terrible, will this impact Lane & Broderick’s brand? Maybe. Maybe Not. Here’s why I think Maybe Not:
1. When I lived in Philly, one of my great weekend
Oct 26, 2005
According to a report from In-stat:
Fully 9.4 percent of the 193 million wireless subscribers today have made it their primary phone, In-Stat said. That percentage is expected to increase from 23 percent to 37 percent in 2009, when the number of wireless subscriber in the United States is expected to reach 240 million
I’m one of the millions whose wireless is now also my only home number. Which seemed like a good idea. Recently, however, reception in my house has gone from bad to worse
Oct 21, 2005
As a self-employed “hired gun” I do a lot of collaboration, which means “Mary Schmidt” frequently pops up next to different company and group names in articles, announcements, and proposals - sometimes all at once. In one case, I may be the designated “strategic planner” In another, the “web expert” (ha). In yet another, I’m listed as “the marketing guru” (eek) And so on. This understandably confuses some people. “Who are you working for these days, Mary?” they ask with a concerned look
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