By: Daniel Sweeney On: August 31, 2011 In: Advertising & Marketing, News Comments: 0

The record for tweets-per-second presently sits at 8,868. What event sparked this seemingly untouchable record? Last week’s earthquake? The Women’s World Cup? Osama Bin Laden’s death? No, actually the 8,868 tweets-per-second record was set this past Sunday, particularly when Beyonce announced her pregnancy to the world during MTV’s annual...

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By: Daniel Sweeney On: August 29, 2011 In: Advertising & Marketing, Uncategorized Comments: 0

Webster’s Dictionary defines a spokesperson as a person who speaks as the representative of another or others often in a professional capacity. A few current ones that come to mind: Cindy Crawford, Dr. Dre, Brett Favre, Fergie, LeBron James and Ashton Kutcher. What brought this post on was the...

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By: mo On: August 25, 2011 In: Advertising & Marketing, Uncategorized Comments: 0

Blame it on Don Draper and the good folks at Sterling Cooper. Blame it on the skateboarding ruffians outside of the pharmacy. But the fact of the matter is that the advertisements and design style that distinguished, elder ladies like Josephine and myself grew up on have now become...

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By: Daniel Sweeney On: August 23, 2011 In: Advertising & Marketing Comments: 0

The King, known affectionately as “TK2K” by his loved ones, was lost this past Friday due to complications from overexposure and dwindling sales. He is survived by his children, Whopper and Whopper Jr., and his estranged brother, the Hamburglar. The most recent incarnation of The King was born in...

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By: Daniel Sweeney On: August 19, 2011 In: Advertising & Marketing Comments: 0

According to Nielsen, the average American is exposed to more than 1,600 advertising messages a day. According to me, I can’t even recall 16 advertising messages I’ve seen in the past 24 hours. In the advertising overload world of 2011, it’s becoming increasingly important that advertisers and brands ditch...

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By: Daniel Sweeney On: August 17, 2011 In: Off Topic Comments: 0

Blue chip. Franchise cornerstone. Future All Star. These are a few of the titles Logan Morrison has been tabbed with in the past. Pariah. Problem child. Tweetaholic. New terms of endearment used to describe good ol’ Logan these days.

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