The next time someone asks me why they should bother with social media, describing mediums like Twitter as pointless and self-indulgent, I will point to Haiti as a powerful case study of ‘social good’.
I used to go shopping every weekend and would always find clothes I thought would suit my friends. So one day I got the idea to buy it all for other vintage aficionados and turn my passion into a thriving business.
The first and only medically approved hair removal device, certified for personal use at home, is now available in Australia. The E-One can be used day or night in any room of the house and conforms to the highest safety standards.
Imagine if free e-mail providers like Hotmail and Gmail started charging users five cents per message they sent and received. There would be pandemonium. People would scramble to find a free alternative, regardless of the quality of the service.
You might not liken their genius to that of Da Vinci, Michelangelo or Picasso but this week has confirmed what I have long suspected – there is a fine art to being a great promotional model.
I am convinced 2010 is going to be my year – the year magic will happen. In fact, this is going to be my decade too. I’m not too sure what that means yet, but I read a quote from Barrack Obama on New Year’s Day and it really resonated with me.
The best things in life aren’t free – at least, it seems, on Facebook. Clever marketers and PRs (Red PR included) who have been using the social media network to implement promotions on behalf of their clients have been all but bound and gagged.
At the end of each year, people around the world make a pledge to improve or change their personal or professional life. But when it’s all said and done, how many can say they made it stick?