Category Archives: Social Media

The Sandpiper — and the Insurance Industry

Sandpipers are tiny, somewhat top-heavy birds that, per Wikipedia, “eat small invertebrates picked out of the mud or soil.”  The shorebird variety… Continue reading

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The Caring Internet

Yes!, despite all recent evidence to the contrary, there is a caring Internet, an Internet “more humane and fair than the world your governments have made before,” as John Barlow Perry long ago declared in his, uh, “Declaration of the Independence of … Continue reading

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Children: Don’t Junk Those Social Media Marketing Jobs Just Yet!

I really thought I was done for a time with Social Media pundits’ periodic but ever-recurring announcements of X’s coming death — these follow anytime from within a few weeks to a year of the previous announcements that if you’re … Continue reading

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The Life Insurance Industry is to Ukraine as Ukraine is to…

You’ve got to give me props on this one, because it’s every bit as difficult as it is ballsy to find and combine in one blog post two subjects inherently less interesting than Ukraine and life insurance. I’m not of … Continue reading

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Meeting #4: Social Media Guy Meets V.P. of Electronic Innovation

[Here’s a Bonus to add to the original three Meetings between a newly-hired Social Media guy (disparagingly known as “the Guru”) and the top Execs at Humongous Life with whom he will have to work and around whom he’ll have … Continue reading

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