Dad’s day has passed.
Gift cards will be redeemed.
New sweaters will be added to the stockpile for winter.
But did you really get the old man what he really wants? Here are a few suggestions on how to spend that gift card booty or trade in that Dad is Great plastic glass.
“Everybody's out there. They're going to ask questions.” – Tom Wade, “Wanted Dead or Alive ,” CBS, 1958-1961
What’s all the hoopla over ad blockers?
We don’t need no stinkin’ ad blockers because marketing has become increasingly sophisticated with its personal marketing efforts where data scientific research and machine-learning tools guide the company’s messages to people who are most interested in your products/services.
“What is it about you that bloody well makes you want to go on about it the whole bloody time?” - King George VI, “The King’s Speech,” Momentum Pictures (2010)
There you sit, one of four people on a panel at a conference listening to some idiot rushing through 20 overstuffed PowerPoint slides, droning on and on about his product.
He’s supposed to have a 10-minute limit; but the information is so great, he had to “borrow” five minutes from the event’s overstuffed agenda.
Bet you’re glad you only have 15 slides!
“He was the kind of guy who couldn't hear the train until it was 2 feet from him.” – Bruce Wayne, “ Batman ,” Warner Bros, 1989
Company engineers, designers and marketers are coming up with some fantastic products and product ideas. They’re just having a helluva’ time convincing folks that they’ve gotta’ have them.
They’ve gotten increasingly good at ad tracking – you know, visit a site to look at products. Go to another BAM! There it is again, another BAM! And another…
Come on, it’s kinda’ cute. Spooky, but cute.
Companies are tryin’ … you’re just not buyin.’