Monthly Archives: December 2012

OFB 60 | Best Marketing of 2012 | Mommies, Spacedivers and Drama

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gbye2012In 2012 we saw wonderful marketing from clever producers and agencies. Here’s a rundown of the top campaigns in 2012. What can we steal from their great ideas?

Happy New Year!

Tommy and Ken

BEB 61 | Joy to the Blues!

Playlist: Jeff Pitchell & Texas Flood-When it All Comes Down, Eight to the Bar- Everybody Rock N’ Go, Cashed Fools- Furdsjam, Dave Hogan- Christmas Every Day, The Soul of a Man-Just A Little More Love, Brandt Taylor-Robbed Me Blind,Delta Generators-Don’t Uncork the Bottle, Miss Tess & the Talkbacks- If You Wanna Be My Man, TheContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Facebook Now Charging Message Delivery

  Facebook users in US maybe charged a one-time fee of one dollar to send a message to another user’s inbox who they aren’t friends with, in a new option that is being tested by the social media firm. Keep Reading …

Review | Videos Of The Year

This year, we looked at views, shares, searches, parodies, remixes, and responses to identify the 10 videos that everybody was talking about in 2012. YouTube rewind – what videos did we watch? He’s the montage.

BEB 80 | Pandora and the Red Smoking Jacket

Playlist: Dave Hogan- Next Time Around, Craig Hartley Trio- Dial 411, Mike Crandall Band- Just Livin’ The Blues, Miss Tess & the Talkbacks- Everybody’s Darling, Roberto Morbioli & Morblus- I Play My Blues, The Can Kickers- New London Blues, The Soul of A Man- Got to be Some Changes Made, Lustre Kings- Long Lean Baby,Continue Reading

You Didn’t Build That Business? Neither Did Obama | Grocer Gives Business to Employees

Joe Lueken, after 46 years, is getting out of the grocery business in a VERY BIG WAY.  As the ultimate act of generosity and thankfulness Joe is giving his business to his employees. Lueken’s Village Foods is a great family business with two stores in upstate Minnesota and one in North Dakota.  The business providedContinue Reading

OFB 59 | Practical GO VIRAL Tips

When it comes to content everyone wants a virus, or better said, wants their content to go viral.  We’ll explore how to do that.  Plus, warm your heart this holiday season with a feel good story out of rural Minnesota.  Give holiday cheers at the signs of the resurgence of American Manufacturing.  Give holiday jeersContinue ReadingContinue Reading

BEB 79 | Badowski Blues Band; Led Zeppelin & Buddy Guy Honored

Playlist: Eddie Shaw-Sack Full of Blues, The Grimm Generation- Coming Home, Bad Rooster- Back At None, Chris Bergson Band- Rain Beating Down, Ryan Hart & the Blue Hearts- Oh Espanada, Jeff Pitchell & Texas Flood- Prisoner of Love, Eight to the Bar- Party in Providence, Kriss Santala- One Good Thing, Dave Hogan- Root Beer andContinue ReadingContinue Reading

OFB 58 | Ziglarisms & Top 12 Business Books

An interesting mix of items this week — A 30 year fan offers surprising suggestion to HP;  Burn your business plan before it burns you; Thumbs up / thumbs down on the best business books of 2012.  Plus, some insights and homage to Zig Ziglar, a man who inspired generations of successful salespeople. We beginContinue Reading