Blog Archives September 2005
September 30, 2005 2:07 PM

The Power Within Brings Lance Armstrong To Montreal

I just saw the announcement. It's official. The Power Within is doing another full-day event in Montreal on March 7th, 2006 and the closing speaker is none other than seven time Tour De France winner, Lance Armstrong. The Power Within... Read more

By Mitch Joel

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September 29, 2005 8:31 AM

eComXpo - A Virtual Conference With A Very Live Seth Godin Keynote

It sounds weird but many people are very excited about the upcoming eComXpo - The Virtual Tradeshow For eCommerce Marketers. It is a virtual conference that takes place over three days on your desktop. A friend's company is exhibiting at... Read more

By Mitch Joel

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September 28, 200511:09 AM

MediaPost Reviews New Twist Image Viral Campaign For The Movie Niagara Motel

I just saw that MediaPost reviewed a new viral campaign that Twist Image recently launched in conjunction with a new film called, Niagara Motel. Niagara Motel is a dark comedy that stars Kevin Pollak and Craig Ferguson and we were... Read more

By Mitch Joel

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September 27, 200512:27 PM

Starlink Aviation Corporate Shuttles

If you noticed the price of flying on Air Canada, it ain't always that pretty. Even when the seats are on sale from Montreal to Toronto at $99 one way, the entire trip, after taxes and seat selection is very... Read more

By Mitch Joel

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September 26, 2005 8:20 AM

Stewie Live Commands - Reader Feedback

I have been getting quite a few emails in the past days for the Blog posting, The Family Guy Baby, Stewie, Goes Subservient Chicken With Stewie Live. There are a lot of Family Guy fans out there and even more... Read more

By Mitch Joel


September 25, 200511:55 AM

Balancing Paid And Organic Search Listings Free Webinar

Looks like the kind people at Jupiter Webinar are offering up a freebie entitled Balancing Paid And Organic Search Listings on October 13, 2005 at 2:00 pm. According to the email registration is free to qualified attendees (not exactly sure... Read more

By Mitch Joel

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September 24, 200510:17 AM

2005 Digital Marketing Awards Gala

The 2005 Digital Marketing Awards Gala is coming to Toronto. The date is set: Wednesday, October 26, 2005 at the Kool Haus (132 Queen's Quay East). There is a 6:00 pm dinner followed at 8:00 by the awards presentation and,... Read more

By Mitch Joel

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September 23, 2005 7:20 AM

The Family Guy Baby, Stewie, Goes Subservient Chicken With Stewie Live

It's actually a very clever idea. Mostly because it is so simple. To help promote the release of The Family Guy on DVD, a Subservient Chicken knock-off has been done that features The Family Guy baby, Stewie, called Stewie Live,... Read more

By Mitch Joel

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September 22, 2005 4:58 PM

Montreal Business Book Club Postponed

I have just been called out of town on business, so I unfortunately have to postpone next week's Montreal Business Book Club discussion for And Now A Few Words From Me by Bob Garfield. Since I really enjoyed this book,... Read more

By Mitch Joel

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September 21, 200510:05 AM

Great TV Ad For The Foundation Against Child Cancer

I ask you to please go to this link via Info Presse Magazine: Foundation Against Child Cancer TV Commercial. It is a very straightforward and brilliant television commercial created for the Foundation Against Child Cancer based in Peru. The spot... Read more

By Mitch Joel

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September 20, 200511:41 PM

Rock Star: INXS - JD Fortune Cookie

Well, I just finished watching the season finale of Rock Star: INXS. If you've been following this Blog, you'll know that in my posting, The Marketing Of Rock Star: INXS, I made it clear, as I felt strongly, that Mig... Read more

By Mitch Joel

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September 19, 200511:03 AM

BlogBiz - The Business Of Blogging

I was scanning through the latest issue of Marketing Magazine and came across an ad for a Medium Rare Event titled, BlogBiz - The Business Of Blogging which is taking place October 11th in Montreal and October 12th in Toronto.... Read more

By Mitch Joel

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September 18, 2005 9:46 AM

Reminder - Montreal Business Book Club Discussion Next Week

This is just a reminder post that the September session of the Montreal Business Book Club is taking place next Tuesday, September 27th at 6:30 pm and we will be discussing And Now A Few Words From Me by Bob... Read more

By Mitch Joel

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September 17, 200510:45 AM

Summer Reading

A lot of what you will read below is what I call "retro-Blogging." That's where I have some ideas, I sometimes even Blog them on my Blackberry or laptop but I only post them when I feel. So while the... Read more

By Mitch Joel

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September 16, 2005 2:13 PM

Apple iPod Nano

I broke. I bought it. It came out this past Monday and I happened to be in an Apple Store as they were being set up. To be honest, I could not believe my eyes. The photos and the reviews... Read more

By Mitch Joel

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September 15, 2005 3:04 PM

Apple Stores - More Than iPods

The whole experience of an Apple Store is absolutely spot on. All of the great creative and business thinkers from Kevin Roberts and Seth Godin all the way to Tom Peters have already either written, spoken or Blogged about what... Read more

By Mitch Joel

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September 14, 200510:16 AM

Google Blog Search Service

Almost three years ago Google purchased Blogger from Pyra Labs - which is a wildfire of success in terms of Blog publishing. As anyone who knows anything about the search space knows: we were all waiting, with bated breathe, for... Read more

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September 13, 200510:46 AM

What I Don't Like About The Gap

Just get it right. A couple of weeks ago I read that The Gap had taken their online store offline. I see now that there are some people getting limited access to their new online environment. Here's what I don't... Read more

By Mitch Joel

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September 12, 2005 9:58 AM

What I Like About The Gap

Work the channels. Use the different mediums. Get some famous people not just because they are a pretty face (boy or girl) but because they can help you connect with your target audience. While I was strongly against stepping foot... Read more

By Mitch Joel


September 11, 2005 8:27 AM

Valet Parking

Maybe this is the Canadian in me, but I am awe-struck by the pervasiveness of Valet Parking here in the United States. The shopping malls have valet parking. For a mere three bucks you get to spend less time walking... Read more

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September 10, 200510:55 AM

Twist Image Brings Home Two WebAwards

If you read this Blog, you know very well that I never use this space to toot the horn of Twist Image, but now I have to. I'm just too darn proud of our team. It was announced today that... Read more

By Mitch Joel

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September 9, 200510:05 AM

Muvico - Premiere Service - A New Way To Market Going To The Movies

How about some sushi, champagne, a couch-like seat, a more private balcony and even private washrooms when you go to the movies? Muvico - which is a large movie chain has what they call Premiere Service at a handful of... Read more

By Mitch Joel


September 8, 2005 4:11 PM

IAB Canada Speaks - Online Revenues Are Explosive

The IAB Canada - Interactive Advertising Bureau - issued an impressive press release today. I'm not going to paraphrase, so I decided (in a rare moment of weakness) to simply reprint this press release in the hopes that you will:... Read more

By Mitch Joel

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September 7, 2005 8:20 PM

Sweet Tomatoes Honors The Honor System

This kind of blew me away. I had a dinner tonight with an old friend who I had not seen in over a decade (mostly because he moved down to Boca Raton and this is my first time down here).... Read more

By Mitch Joel

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September 6, 2005 7:43 AM

New eBook, Who's There - Seth Godin's Incomplete Guide To Blogs And The New Web

Seth Godin released KnockKnock - a free eBook that discussed how to make websites better back in June. Today, Seth unleashes Who's There - Seth Godin's Incomplete Guide To Blogs And The New Web a free eBook with the exact... Read more

By Mitch Joel


September 5, 2005 7:27 AM

Advertise On Blogs

OK, I'm going to go out on a limb here and say yes, you should advertise on Blogs (but not mine). I think it makes sense. People who read specific Blogs are interested in very specific information. So, if you're... Read more

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September 4, 2005 7:20 AM

Leveraging Blogs For Corporate Communications Conference

Right under the envelope for the 2005 Digital Marketing Conference was the brochure for The Canadian Institutes' Leveraging Blogs For Corporate Communications - Maximizing Marketing Opportunities And Mitigating The Risks conference which is taking place on December 5th and 6th,... Read more

By Mitch Joel

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September 3, 2005 8:06 AM

2005 Digital Marketing Conference

I just got the brochures for the 2005 Digital Marketing Conference from the CMA - Canadian Marketing Association - which is taking place on October 20th, 2005 at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre in Toronto. It looks like a winner.... Read more

By Mitch Joel

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September 2, 2005 8:24 AM

Gone Fishing

This is not a marketing related post. I'm going on vacation. See you after September 20th. I may Blog in between... it depends on the weather. Enjoy these last few months of summer!!... Read more

By Mitch Joel

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September 1, 200512:44 PM

Seth Godin Knock Knock eBook Now Available

Seth Godin is now officially giving away his latest eBook, Knock Knock - Seth Godin's Incomplete Guide To Building A Web Site That Works, free from his Blog. Here is the link: Free Knock Knock eBook Now Available. I got... Read more

By Mitch Joel

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