Archive for November, 2009

Stupid Marketing Tricks: TNT’s fake mix tape doesn’t ‘Say Anything’ interesting

Cable network TNT sent its marketing team in the wayback machine this week to send out a “sneak peek” at a new show, Men of a Certain Age. Which, based on the cast (Scott Bakula, Andre Braugher and Ray Romano) is somewhere in the late 40s to early 50s. Presumably, these men of a certain … Read more

Work Sample: MSN Lifestyle article on shopping innovations

When I was a newspaper reporter, I had 2-3 bylines every day. In more recent years, my work tends to go uncredited or, when I ghost write, credited to someone else. So I was pleasantly surprised when I was prompted for a bio after writing an article for MSN Lifestyle. It’s part of a holiday … Read more

Forget Toastmasters, improve public speaking through podcasting!

We recently launched a podcast for our gaming blog, and it’s made a real difference in my public speaking. I joined Toastmasters years ago, and while it’s a great tool for some and definitely wins out in the social department, it never cured me of my ums and ahs. But after three weeks of podcasting, … Read more