Four Ways Social Media is Changing Our Relationships with Celebrities

Today on Twitter: Alyson celebrated her eighth wedding anniversary. Charisma was in a car accident (she’s okay). David sent kind thoughts to a friend who had lost his mother. If […]

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Three reasons television commercials fail

My post about Cheryl and the terrible Microsoft/PC store advertisement a week or two back got me thinking about other television commercials that miss their mark for various reasons. Here […]

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A Year of The Analytic Eye (2010-2011)

Yesterday, The Analytic Eye celebrated its first birthday. The blog officially launched September 26 with my inaugural post, Social Media Lessons from Bon Jovi. The Bon Jovi post is still […]

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Dear Microsoft: Cheryl’s ad will not make me buy a new computer

When you have no cable and seven television channels, your threshold for irritating ads is considerably lower than that of the average person. This week, I’m irritated by Microsoft’s Windows […]

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5 things “Beat the Bank” Teaches About Creating Good Contests

Last Friday (August 26), CHUM FM’s summer installment of the Beat the Bank contest came to an end. On the following Monday (August 29 ), the Toronto-based radio station launched […]

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Want fries with that McDonald’s combo? Only if they’re downsized

Last weekend we stopped at a McDonald’s on our way to a family weekend up north. It was late, our kids had (finally) fallen asleep and so we hit the […]

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Air Canada’s promotional codes in action

When I posted last week about how to find the lowest possible ticket price on Air Canada’s website, I hadn’t been able to find a sale that recreated the original […]

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