News and Sports Links – April 6, 2011

  I’m working on a few topics that I doing some research on, so in lieu of that, and to erase some of the memories of an offensive-inept national championship game on Monday (between Butler and UConn), let’s hit the “links.” Thanks to friend Megan Hilger for this story from The Awl, written by Maria…

Role Reversal

    “I’m the dumbest guy in the room.” – Ben Milne, CEO of Dwolla   Growing up, I was always the “smartest guy in the class”.  I knew more about current events, sports, and miscellaneous facts than all of the other kids in school.  One classmate asked if she could have my brain so…

March Mad-links: March 12, 2011

                              When you start hearing yourself scream or jump out of your seats over the past couple of days, you know that the most exciting time of the year for sports fans has arrived:  March Madness in college basketball.  I hope everyone was able to get adjusted to Daylight Savings Time…

News and Sports Links – January 26, 2011

Time for some linkage this afternoon.  After all, many of you wouldn’t mind getting away from the State of the Union talk and sick football players.  James Q. Lynch, Lee-Gazette DSM bureau (via Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier):  former Iowa football standout Tim Dwight and current New York Giants quarterback Sage Rosenfels, met with legislators at the Iowa Capitol advocating…

The “Power” of Gus

Over the past week, Coldplay and Nickelback provided lessons in creating and cultivating your brands in social media.  The main idea is, by combining what Michael Wagner and the Ad Mavericks gang have written, that if you continue to create and cultivate your brand, the more people will gravitate towards it, via traditional or social media.  I don’t…