Last night's Oscars led to the usual mixed bunch of wins.Ratatouille won. (The acceptance speech is amusing.)Atonement won, but didn't sweep the boards.Marion Cotillard won - yet another reason for me to actually watch that film! Of course the biggest award for anyone here in Ireland was that picked up by OnceI posted a couple of the acceptance speeches over on FilmReviews.ie … [Read more...] about Oscars 2008 – Surprises?
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I've mentioned the horrific salesonline.ie site a couple of times in the past.They've now taken the site offline and are instead displaying a holder page with their contact details.At least they're not making us all suffer through that video anymore!So anyone want to take bets on whether their new site will actually comply with any web standards? … [Read more...] about SalesOnline Semi-Offline
Adrian Weckler's column this week doesn't mention facebook, but he does cover EULAs and the demise of HD DVDs. (I can't seem to find either article on the SBPost site)Argos has opened in Carlow, so I'm going to see how bad the traffic is shortly. Hopefully the bypass will help take some of the traffic away from the town, as the commercial centres must be suffering. I'm … [Read more...] about Quick Sunday Post
It seems that even Hollywood's biggest events are trying to embrace environmentally friendly practices.This year's Oscar ceremony will have a green "flavor" (sic): -With support from the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power, 100% of the energy used for the telecast, the red-carpet arrivals show and the Governors Ball will be supplied by renewable wind … [Read more...] about Academy Awards Go Green
I don't hide the fact that I am impressed by some marketing techniques. I also don't hide the fact that other marketers are really clueless.Today's marketing email gone wrong comes courtesy of Corgi. I bought some really nice scale cars from Corgi around Christmas and get their email newsletter regularly every Friday.Today's newsletter has plenty of calls to action, which is … [Read more...] about Corgi Email Marketing Failure