“information overload makes it difficult for anyone to separate essential air from smog.”
Steve Rubel, on the value of curators who distill information for others.
“I’m past the age when I can claim the noun ‘kid,’ no matter what adjective precedes it. But tonight…
John McCain, addressing a New Hampshire crowd on Tuesday, on his comeback.
“But to have access to the electoral marketplace, he has to pass the Halle Berry test.”
Bob Garfield, ad critic in Advertising Age, on Barack Obama’s ‘acceptably black’ marketability.
“Social media does not mean shameless social mountaineering, and I can bet you are not going to make yourself very popular as a communicator by sending out stuff like this.”
A member of Melcrum’s Communicators Network, annoyed at the spam-like New Year’s greeting sent by another member to hundreds of others.
“Marketing is low-hanging fruit for politicians.”
Alam Khan advising mobile marketers about the need for self-regulation, to avoid political intervention.
“Email blows away all other social networks.”
Max Kalehoff, on Online Media Spin, on why plain vanilla email is still king of the hill.
“We are always cultivating our media, who are not just our vehicles but in fact they are our primary audiences.”
Madhavi Mukherjee, at India PR Blog, on the ‘stalagmite theory‘ of how PR cultivates its audience over time.
“It takes an industry to raise a child”