Blog Archives August 2005
August 31, 200511:03 AM

The Marketing Of Rock Star: INXS

Is there a doubt in anyone's mind that Mig Ayesa is the only sound choice to front INXS? I know by that statement that it's also an admission that I am tragically engrossed in this reality TV show train wreck... Read more

By Mitch Joel

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August 30, 200511:33 AM

InfoPresse Boomerang Awards Set For Montreal

The eleventh edition of the Boomerang Awards from the good people at InfoPresse was announced today. The Boomerangs are the leading Quebec interactive marketing awards. This year will mark a slight change as the Boomerang Awards has created several new... Read more

By Mitch Joel

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August 29, 2005 8:17 AM

I Am Younger, Wealthier And More Connected Than You

This morning I got my copy of Research Brief provided by The Center For Media Research. Today's email was titled: Bloggers Are Younger, Wealthier and High Speed Connected. This report is connected to a comScore Networks PDF titled, Behaviors Of... Read more

By Mitch Joel

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August 29, 2005 7:45 AM

Mystery Blog

Wow. Sorry about the lack of communication. It would appear that all of my Blog entries from last week went unposted. I am working on it and I will retro Blog in the coming hours. Stay tuned and I apologize... Read more

By Mitch Joel

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August 28, 2005 9:16 AM

CMO Magazine - The Resource For Marketing Executives

The June 2005 issue of CMO Magazine was dropped on my desk (thanks Tanya). Dubbed "The Resource For Marketing Executives," the issue's cover story is titled, "The Ultimate Bug Fix - Microsoft Reinvents Its Marketing Organization," by Rob O'Regan. At... Read more

By Mitch Joel

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August 27, 200510:54 AM

Aldo Fights AIDS - Get Militant, Get Your Empowerment Tags

The cynical marketing freaks will call this the end to the elastic band era or just another version of the same. There is no doubt that Lance Armstrong's Livestrong yellow elastic bracelet has ushered in a new era for the... Read more

By Mitch Joel


August 26, 200511:11 AM

Robin Sharma

It is very rare that I will listen to an interview and then take action. I just don't work like that. If someone I respect writes something of interest, I do tend to check it out, but I usually get... Read more

By Mitch Joel


August 25, 2005 8:27 AM

Buzzmarketing By Mark Hughes

I just got an email from Mark Hughes. Mark is the owner of BuzzMarketing and the Author of the book Buzzmarketing - Get People To Talk About Your Stuff (published by Portfolio-Penguin). It turns out that Mark came across the... Read more

By Mitch Joel

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August 24, 2005 1:55 PM

Montreal Business Book Club - Winning By Jack Welch With Suzy Welch

The October 2005 session of the Montreal Business Book Club will be taking place on Wednesday, October 26th at 6:30 pm. For October, the Montreal Business Book Club group will be discussing Winning by Jack Welch with Suzy Welch. This... Read more

By Mitch Joel

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August 23, 200510:55 AM

The Power Within Discovery Series

I listen to a lot of audio books, motivational work and presentations. I have binders of audio books on CD and countless other formats. The Power Within has an incredible series entitled, The Power Within Discovery Series. I believe the... Read more

By Mitch Joel

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August 22, 2005 1:08 PM

Feedster Presents The Top 500 Blogs

Feedster is now doing a monthly review of what they consider to be the Feedster Top 500 Blogs. Care? Anyone? Is it just me or does this seem weird? Blogs are online personal journals or instant personal publishing tools. Trying... Read more

By Mitch Joel

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August 21, 200511:29 AM

MSN Presents The Top 10 Dot-Com Flops

A special thanks to Carl for sending over this link. MSN featured The Top 10 Dot-Com Flops. This is a sad (but fun) trip down memory lane. The article, written by Kent German, starts with this: "The most astounding thing... Read more

By Mitch Joel

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August 20, 2005 8:43 AM

Harper Collins Canada Offers Up Five Free Copies Of Winning By Jack Welch With Suzy Welch

I've been in talks with the good people over at Harper Collins Canada over the past few months. They came across the Montreal Business Book Club through this Blog and took an immediate interest in getting involved. In the coming... Read more

By Mitch Joel

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August 19, 200511:16 AM

The Power Within Bringing Lance Armstrong To Montreal

This is great news. I just saw on The Power Within website that they are bringing Lance Armstrong - he of Tour De France and cycling fame - to Montreal at some point (the website simply says "coming soon.") According... Read more

By Mitch Joel

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August 18, 200510:50 AM

Montreal Business Book Club Reminder - Never Eat Alone By Keith Ferrazzi

This just a reminder that the Montreal Business Book Club will be meeting next week - Tuesday, August 23rd, 2005 at 6:30 pm - to discuss Never Eat Alone by Keith Ferrazzi. The Montreal Business Book Club discussion are always... Read more

By Mitch Joel

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August 17, 2005 7:51 AM

Interactive To The Max 2.0 - Interactive Advertising Bureau Of Canada - Update

While the preliminary information for Interactive To The Max 2.0 can be seen in this Blog posting: Interactive To The Max 2.0 - Interactive Advertising Bureau Of Canada, there are some new updates. The IAB Canada roadshow will take place... Read more

By Mitch Joel


August 16, 2005 7:22 AM

Marketing Magazine TV And The Web Article Includes Twist Image

In this week's issue of Marketing Magazine there is an article titled, TV And The Web - The Spot's Next Shot, by Danny Kucharsky which features an interview with me on behalf of Twist Image. TV And The Web -... Read more

By Mitch Joel

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August 15, 2005 1:19 PM

The Big Moo - Leave It To Seth Godin

We live in a morally anorexic society, so when someone talks about a new business book, nobody tends to listen (or care). Those that do tend to make "a dent in the universe," as Steve Jobs says. Unless you're Seth... Read more

By Mitch Joel

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August 14, 200511:53 AM

MediaPost - Search Insider Article, What If Everyone Was A Blogger?

MediaPost has a weekly e-zine, Search Insider, which covers the search engine space. This week, it contained a great article entitled, What If Everyone Was A Blogger? written by Max Kalehoff. Kalehoff sites the recent Technorati report and points to... Read more

By Mitch Joel

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August 13, 200511:25 AM

The Ariel Atom Reinvents The Car

You can spend all you want on a Ferrari or a Porsche but smart (and new) engineering now brings us The Atom by Ariel (it retails for about 20,000 pounds). This UK-based car developer is a doozy. From the construction... Read more

By Mitch Joel

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August 12, 200511:43 AM

The Power Within Brings Caroline Myss To Montreal

On Sunday, August 28th from 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm at the Palais Du Congres, The Power Within presents Caroline Myss On - Invisible Powers: Personal Choices That Create Miracles. Here's The Power Within's description of the event: "Caroline Myss... Read more

By Mitch Joel

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August 11, 2005 7:09 PM

Montreal Business Book Club - And Now A Few Words From Me By Bob Garfield

Look at me - all getting ahead of myself and setting things up way in advance (it must be my Dan Sullivan Goal Cultivator Community buzz). The September session of the Montreal Business Book Club is taking place on Tuesday,... Read more

By Mitch Joel

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August 10, 200510:25 AM

Coke Art Bottles - Ain't Nothing Like The Real New Thing

Coca Cola is describing their new line of experimental and artistic bottles as the Magnificent Five based on the five creative agencies that the company engaged to make Coke cool for young kids. The Ad Age article, Coke's Latest Marketing... Read more

By Mitch Joel

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August 9, 200511:22 AM

One Of Our Favorite People On One Degree

If you are wondering what the big deal is about web analytics, you should look no further than iPerceptions. With the intent of "full disclosure," iPerceptions is a client of Twist Image and we have a super close relationship with... Read more

By Mitch Joel

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August 8, 2005 4:23 AM

Henrik Olsen Is All GUUUI

"GUUUI is a site for people engaged in the various fields of making the web a better experience for the users. At GUUUI, you'll find weekly postings and quarterly articles about interaction design, information architecture, usability, visual design and the... Read more

By Mitch Joel

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August 7, 2005 6:05 AM

Auto University

For a while, I was finding it harder and harder to read at least one book a month, and then it dawned on me: I already am. I have been using my car as a mobile learning university for the... Read more

By Mitch Joel

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August 6, 2005 5:24 AM

Never Eat Alone By Keith Ferrazzi Defines Maslow Networking

I am well past the halfway mark of Never Eat Alone by Keith Ferrazzi. Never Eat Alone is the selection for this month's Montreal Business Book Club. I discovered this book while reading a Tom Peters post in his Blog... Read more

By Mitch Joel

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August 5, 2005 5:36 AM

Fast Company BlogJam 2005

I just got an email from Heath Row over at Fast Company Magazine. To celebrate the second anniversary of FC Now - the Blog for Fast Company Magazine - they are holding BlogJam 2005 which will feature about seventy-five guest... Read more

By Mitch Joel

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August 4, 2005 6:08 AM

Tom Peters Blog Roll

I should check my Hotmail more often. I got an email a long while back from the good people who run the corporate office for Tom Peters. The Re-Imagine Uber-Management Consultant and Best-Selling Author has placed the Twist Image Blog... Read more

By Mitch Joel

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August 3, 2005 6:43 PM

Elvis Has (Not) Left The Building

Tanya points us to a very interesting combination of keeping yourself busy, a new use for Post-It notes and everyone's favorite music icon, The King - Elvis Presley. Why pay for art when your team can do this: Elvis Post-It... Read more

By Mitch Joel

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August 2, 200510:18 AM

Wacky Packages

Do you remember Wacky Packages? I used to love Wacky Packages. I even had this old electric bass that I plastered with Wacky Packages in lieu of a professional paint job. My nephew was juggling a handful of cards, they... Read more

By Mitch Joel

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August 1, 2005 7:42 PM

Search Marketing Association Of North America (SMA-NA) Launches Membership Drive

I got a press release announcing a membership drive by a new group called The Search Marketing Association Of North America (SMA-NA). It seems like they are doing a big push for memberships starting now. The SMA-NA is "an association... Read more

By Mitch Joel

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