Someone asked me last week where I got my blog’s name ‘Cross The Breeze from. It’s actually a name from a great song of Sonic Youth featured on the album Daydream Nation. I bought the LP in 1992 in Moskow when we were over there with a group of students. I knew a bit ofContinue reading “Daydream Nation”
I recently came across those 2 cool interactive billboard ads. I’m not going to say too much about this, great ads are something you have to see… Find the first one via Jaffejuice and the other via Ad Hunt (scroll down to ‘Bustop’). Gotta love ’em.
“Successful marketers are just the providers of stories that consumers choose to believe. Marketing is the story marketers tell to consumers, and then maybe, if the marketer has done a good job, the lie consumers tell themselves and their friends. Those stories are no longer reserved for television commercials or junk mail. They are everywhere.”Continue reading “All marketers are liars”
This website collects since apparently 1999 everything about ‘advertising twins’ as Joe calls it. Ads that are using exactly the same concept as someone else has used before already. Did they really copy the idea or was it just an unlucky coïncidence? You’ll probably never find out, but some ads sure have striking similarities. SomeContinue reading “Joe La Pompe”
I thought I would never live to see it, but my mother is actually learning how to use a pc. It’s really cool for her to start doing that at the age of 60 and I wondered why she was so interested in this all of a sudden. And apparently it was my oldest sonContinue reading “See you on Live!”
Andy Beal at Marketing Pilgrim asked this on his blog, quote: “It seems that just about any Google rumor is valid, even when the company denies it. We suggested the Google Cola is next, based on the fact that they have vending machines in the ‘plex.” This made them thinking… what would a Google colaContinue reading “If Google made cola …”
Man, how do they come up with all that stuff? What’s the use? Well at least we had fun reading this. So check it out, this list should present the top 10 weirdest USB devices ever, if you could come up with an even more crazy one… tell me about it. Well here’s the list,Continue reading “The top 10 weirdest USB devices ever”
With all the sites, blogs, journals, … you come across on the web, it is actually very rare that you stumble on a blog like the one from Guy Kawasaki: Let the good times roll. It’s not just a good post that got you to it, through RSS, but it’s one of those sites were you likeContinue reading “Let the good times roll”