Blog Archives January 2005
January 30, 2005 5:28 AM

Too Long

I am sitting awaiting a flight. It's amazing how caught up you can get. Did I read that right? My last Blog entry was on on Wednesday and it's Sunday? For shame. It will be back to the business of... Read more

By Mitch Joel

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January 26, 200511:12 AM

Power Of Content - A Lesson From The UK

Love the UK or not, the way people speak here is spot on. They use words in a slang way that brings them to life, rather than turning them into dirt (something North American slang, in my opinion, is notorious... Read more

By Mitch Joel

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January 23, 2005 8:19 AM

Blog... Radio Silence

There is lots to talk about... do not be mistaken. But between prepping for my business trip for Europe, catching up on business and too much to read, I've been lacking with my Blog posting enthusiasm. That being said, it's... Read more

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January 18, 2005 4:42 PM

Interactive Advertising Bureau Of Canada Sets The Standard

On Monday, The Interactive Advertising Bureau of Canada (IAB Canada) unveiled their standards for online advertising. It is called the CUAP (for Canadian Universal Ad Package) with the intent to help streamline online ad buys and equalize issues like ad... Read more

By Mitch Joel

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January 16, 2005 4:28 PM

MarketingSherpa 2005 Wisdom Report Includes Me And Is Available For Free

I got an email on Wednesday from Anne Holland, the publisher of MarketingSherpa. It included a link to their free downloadable PDF, 2005 Marketing Wisdom Report, featuring "105 real-life stories and tips from marketers." I had submitted my tale a... Read more

By Mitch Joel

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January 15, 200511:24 AM

Can't Blog... Blinking... errr... Reading

I picked up Malcolm Gladwell's (he of The Tipping Point) latest, Blink, in Toronto on my way back to Montreal. Between delayed flights, fighting bronchitis and catching up on business and emails - all I've been doing is devouring Gladwell's... Read more

By Mitch Joel

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January 12, 2005 9:24 PM

Marketing An Airplane

I woke up at 3:30 am to make an Air Canada flight to Toronto that was supposed to leave at 5:30 am. I did one thing differently than my normal schedule - I left my laptop on over night so... Read more

By Mitch Joel

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January 11, 2005 9:38 PM

Debbie Weil Of WordBiz.com Offers Up Free Version Of "Beginner's Guide To Business Blogging"

I have been following Debbie Weil's WordBiz e-newsletter for a very long time. She announced in her latest edition today that she has teamed up with Seth Godin's PDF manifesto site, ChangeThis, to offer a limited-time (the next two weeks)... Read more

By Mitch Joel

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January 10, 2005 9:01 PM

When You Design A Website, Design It To Be Navigated

Ever since I heard Tara O'Doherty of Cossette/Fjord discuss usability at the Internet Marketing Conference several years ago, two things happened. One, Tara and I have become friends, bonding over everything from the bleeding edge of marketing to things far... Read more

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January 7, 2005 4:10 PM

I Will Be Discussing Branding, Marketing and Promises At YES Montreal

If you're interested, I have been asked to present at YES Montreal for their "Meet the Experts Seminar Series." The title of my presentation is "Mirror, Mirror on the Wall: Creating Your Company's Brand, Image and Promise" and the event... Read more

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January 6, 2005 5:37 PM

New Leadership Event Coming To Montreal - Tools For Becoming A Successful Leader with Jean Phaneuf

A while back I attended an Andy Hill leadership event that was a tremendous success and a great networking opportunity. Well, the same group, the ORT Young Leadership division, is hosting another event titled, "Tools For Becoming A Successful Leader,"... Read more

By Mitch Joel

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January 6, 200511:14 AM

ClickZ Agrees About Vlogs

I just saw Tessa Wegert's Media Buying column today on ClickZ called, Vlogs: Richer Rich Media? As posted here on Tuesday, Video Blog - Next Up, it would seem that Tessa agrees with the immense potential: "As marketers' obsession with... Read more

By Mitch Joel

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January 5, 200510:16 PM

Ten Years Of Going Back To Blauer

When I was a young kid (around 13) one of my very best friends was a twin. He and his brother were studying Chu Fen Do (The Way of Punishment) with Tony Blauer. I was studying a hybrid Kung Fu... Read more

By Mitch Joel


January 4, 200510:40 PM

Video Blog - Next Up

Actually, the net-savvy call a Video Blog a vlog, and I can't see any reason why you would want to read (or why I would want to type) when I could record these thoughts with a digital camera and deliver... Read more

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January 3, 2005 9:48 AM

Things To Think About In 2005

Think About... - What people "feel" when you say the name of your company? - What your brand does to people - are they excited? Do they want to tell everybody? - How you would feel if someone gave you... Read more

By Mitch Joel

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January 1, 200512:14 PM

Happy New Year

As with the good there is unfortunately the bad. I would like to take this opportunity to wish all my friends, family and acquaintances a happy and healthy New Year. I would also like to wish two things for the... Read more

By Mitch Joel

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