Category Archives: Fun Stuff

Lessons in Tech Branding from Rock Icons

Inspiration can come from funny places – if you are in tech marketing, perhaps you’ll like the following story about branding, which offers lessons from the world of rock music. The Music and Branding Connection I am a big fan … Continue reading

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The Martians Have Landed, Your Pitch Stinks, We’re All Going to Die!!!

I was glued to third Republican presidential debate last night, watching for signs of intelligent life , when the show cut to an important announcement. It said: “Ladies and gentlemen, we interrupt our program to bring you a special bulletin … Continue reading

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Better Call Saul the PR Hound

I really loved the AMC show Breaking Bad.  It seems like only yesterday that my girlfriend and I binged on it, getting through all the seasons in a couple of months. This time I wanted to get an early start … Continue reading

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Lowbrow Branding Effort

There are so many important stories that I can be blogging about. The Supreme Court Decision on Obama's healthcare plan, for example, and how certain cable networks got the news wrong at first. There is also the Ann Curry affair … Continue reading

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If Data Center Tech Were Marketed like the Republican Candidates

I heard about the latest out of a seemingly endless number of Republican debates, and thought back in amusement about a comment a friend posted on his Facebook page.  He said, sarcastically I hope, that he was looking forward to … Continue reading

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Louis CK Conquers Media, Heeds Mom’s Advice: Just Tell Them Everything

Louis CK is a comic hero for every man, an unkempt alternative to the more mainstream comedians (think Seinfeld or Dane Cook).  He is irreverent, dark and just plain damn funny. I have greatly enjoyed Louie's work, inlcuding his  FX … Continue reading

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Water Cooler Chat: Movies to See if you are in PR

Someone at Fusion sent around an email recommending a documentary, I replied, and before you knew it we had a lively thread about good movies to see if you are in PR – and fodder for this blog post. I … Continue reading

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It’s Green Day here in NY

Fusion painted the company green today. No, not green as in money or green tech, I mean “painting” quite literally – the Fusion PR New York team took a little break to coat the walls of its office in bright … Continue reading

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When Worlds – and Online Friends – Collide

I was running an educational session on using social media to further media relations objectives here at Fusion PR. Towards the end, we allowed time for people to share their experiences and thoughts. While most seemed to agree that it … Continue reading

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Fancy Ketchup (“Squirt in Mouth and Just Add Fries!”)

Does anyone like those ketchup packets that they hand out at delis and fast food places? Wall Street Journal wrote yesterday about this, and a new one that Heinz will be coming out with to improve on the ketchup packet … Continue reading

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