It’s not unusual for me to find inspiration from highly unlikely sources, often ones not remotely connected to marketing functions. My kids watching The Jetsons brought to mind an interesting concept: Marketing automation is dependent on understanding when to automate everything and when to automate only what is important. read more »
Debbie and I went to a cupcake ATM despite the fact that it was literally steps away from friendly, cupcake making real-live people. Why? Well, we bet they’re very pleasant people, they’re probably even delightful. However, the people do not sing at you while you get your cupcakes. read more »
I can’t find a parking spot.
Once I do, I dodge traffic hoping against death by SUV as I walk toward the land of big decorations and wreaths of grandeur. I seriously think for a moment, “how much does one pay to store 16 6-foot Christmas balls in various shades of red and green for 11 months a year?” Then I remember they were up at like… Halloween!… to encourage conspicuous consumption. However, the ability to think lasts just brief moment as I dodge cunning little elves and their exasperated parents. read more »