Blog Archives October 2004
October 31, 2004 6:49 AM

IAB To The Max

Coming to Montreal this week is the IAB Canada Roadshow, entitled IAB To The Max. The event is being billed as "the interactive event of the year" and was done in partnership with the Internet Advertising Bureau of Canada along... Read more

By Mitch Joel

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October 29, 2004 3:43 PM

Understanding Blogs By Comparing Them To A Music Fan

Here's a good comparison to understand what Blogs mean to the online world and marketers. Granted, I'd probably fail any SAT test, but I think this makes some sense: Surfing over to a website is like buying the CD. Signing... Read more

By Mitch Joel

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October 28, 2004 5:20 PM

November Book and Date Set For Montreal Business Book Club

I had a very interesting dinner last night with Harold Simpkins. Because of the lack of RSVPs for tonight's Business Book Club (mostly because I had to change the date at the last minute) and because Harold and I both... Read more

By Mitch Joel

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October 28, 2004 5:08 PM

Power Questions

Just listening to a recorded version of Jeffrey Gitomer's Asking Power Questions teleseminar that I attended a couple of months back. "What's the one word that comes to your mind when I say 'corporate website'?" "What are the three most... Read more

By Mitch Joel

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October 26, 2004 9:02 PM

The Reality of The Blog

Last week when I presented at The 2004 Digital Marketing Conference in Toronto that was put on by the Canadian Marketing Association (CMA) I discussed Blogs, RSS feeds and how we view them as users. The reality of Blogs is... Read more

By Mitch Joel

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October 25, 2004 4:32 PM

Doing What You Say And Saying What You Do

I've been preaching the Gospel of Jeffrey Gitomer for a very long time now. I was so excited to get his new book, The Little Red Book of Selling: 12.5 Principles of Sales Greatness, that I ordered it from Amazon.ca... Read more

By Mitch Joel

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October 25, 2004 4:10 PM

A Sammich That's Not Just A Sammich

There's a new lunch/café/resto in Montreal called MBCo (The Montreal Bread Company). It's owned by the same people who run La Queue de Cheval Steakhouse and 40 West. So why is a roasted chicken pita wrap with baby spinach and... Read more

By Mitch Joel

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October 24, 2004 6:19 PM

Ashlee "Milli Vanilli" Simpson

Did you see Ashlee Simpson on Saturday Night Live last night? I was always under the impression that Lorne Michaels and the team insisted that all bands perform live and not lip-sync or, at least, limit the use of back-up... Read more

By Mitch Joel

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October 24, 2004 2:28 PM

Andy Hill to Present on Leadership in Montreal Tomorrow Night

In case you're in the hood - Andy Hill, a world-renowned motivational and leadership speaker/author will be in Montreal tomorrow night - Monday, October 25th at 6:30 pm. The title of the event is "Becoming A Great Leader" and Andy... Read more

By Mitch Joel

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October 24, 2004 2:13 PM

CMA 2004 Digital Marketing Conference Wrap-Up

Both Patrick Keane (Head of Advertising Strategy) from Google and marketing Guru Seth Godin both feel that the true power of Blogs and RSS feeds are still untapped markets and that is the place in which marketers can truly create... Read more

By Mitch Joel

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October 20, 2004 7:18 PM

PR Ain't What It Used To Be

I was asked by the person who heads up the Public Relations Certificate Program at McGill University if I would be interested in speaking to her class about PR and the online world. After two years of doing a quick... Read more

By Mitch Joel

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October 20, 2004 7:04 PM

Faster Faster Faster

I'm a huge fan of Fast Company's free newsbit, e-zines and the like. I especially love the quotes they pull from their articles. The following sums up what I hope Twist Image is truly about... "Customer experience is the next... Read more

By Mitch Joel

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October 19, 2004 9:41 AM

Tom Peters' World

Just saw this amazing quote from Tom's Blog - great message, great Blog, great man. "My life is my message." - Gandhi (taken from Peter Rühe's magnificent photo-essay book, Gandhi). More Tom... more!... Read more

By Mitch Joel

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October 19, 2004 8:33 AM

Speaking in Toronto this Thursday

I'll be on the "What's Hot: Marketing's use of Internet Technology" panel discussion (Thanks Howard!). Come and join me... Canadian Marketing Association and Marketing Media Group's 2004 Digital Marketing Conference Thursday, October 21, 2004 Time: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.... Read more

By Mitch Joel

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October 18, 2004 4:42 PM

Almost Alive

If you're reading this our new site is alive. Enjoy. I'll be dropping a lot of notes here in my Blog and adding articles as frequently as possible. Thanks for paying attention.... Read more

By Mitch Joel

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October 13, 2004 2:31 PM

Sales & Marketing? YES!

I guess they liked me at Media Night. So I spoke again for Sales & Marketing night. It would seem that there are a lot of people who want to be in Sales & Marketing but they have a difficult... Read more

By Mitch Joel

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October 7, 2004 2:24 PM

McGill MBA People

One of the Professors for the McGill University MBA program invites me in to speak to her class on "Entrepreneurship" each semester. This morning the session reminded me more of an episode of Inside The Actor's Studio than a teaching... Read more

By Mitch Joel

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October 3, 2004 2:24 PM

Frantic

Just back from Metallica and Godsmack at the Bell Centre. Metallica rules. That is all.... Read more

By Mitch Joel

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