Facebook: It’s Far Easier To Befriend Versus Solicit Reasons For Befriending

Why would anyone want to be my friend?

I’ve been writing a lot about social networks and friends lately, so I thought I’d ask all my Facebook friends, specifically: “What’s the lure to being my friend?” I pinged my friends as well as posted the question on my Facebook profile page.… Read the rest

Update From Our Beach Vacation In Sea Isle City, New Jersey

Max, Julian and Laura at the beach…



 Julian’s first dip in the ocean…


Julian happy with Daddy…


Julian passed out on the beach…



Julian (aka “Billy Idol”) and I learned that A&D ointment and salty air is good for spiking hair…
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Top Marketer Blogs

Forester analyst Peter Kim has started a list of top blogs authored by client-side marketing people — versus bloggers from advisory firms trying to sell their blog advisory services. He says:

While many of us might have been there and done that in some fashion, these are marketers who are *doing it* right now.

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I Sat Next To U.S. Senator Chuck Schumer On The Plane

I was in Washington, D.C. Friday for some meetings, and had to settle for a last-row middle seat in order to get on an earlier afternoon shuttle back to New York. I hate middle seats, but I didn’t mind during this trip because Senator Chuck Schumer was assigned to the seat next to me.… Read the rest