Friday Fun: Open Mic


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Today, I thought I’d have an open mic day (like comedy clubs, but with better lighting).

If you’ve got something you’d like to see, a topic you want covered, speak up. If there’s a cool tool I haven’t found yet, share it in the comments.

Or, even if you’ve got a burning question about email marketing, or anything else I can help with. (Although if it’s about Justin Bieber I haven’t a clue).

Speak up. Raise your hand. Wave even.

Friday Fun: What’s Your Favorite Quote?

Albert Einstein during a lecture in Vienna in ...

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Quotations can give us inspiration, make us smile, or cheer us up on a bad day.  Here are some of my favorites:

“If life gives you lemons, throw them back and demand chocolate.” (unknown)

“”Everybody is a genius. But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will live its whole life believing that it is stupid.” (Albert Einstein)

“If you tell the truth, you don’t have to remember anything” (Mark Twain)

“Today you are You, that is truer than true. There is no one alive who is Youer than You.” (Dr. Seuss)

What are yours?

Friday Fun: Just Between You, Me, and YouTube

Social Network Map

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(Jodi’s note: this is re-posted, with permission, from Jack Goldenberg’s blog at Ha! My first guest post. )

OK, this is just between me and YouTube, so don’t get your brain all a Twitter. I would appreciate if you would Focus and not let your mind Flickr. Since you are a close Friendster of mine, I don’t mind saying I need your Yelp.

We can Meetup on the phone, or talk about it face to Facebook at your place or MySpace. Or we can have fries and Quechup under the Big Tent at Cafe Mom. Or toss back a few at the Fubar.

I know you’ve got your life and I’ve got MyLife. Can we discuss this without having a brain Fark or getting so mad, we’re Reddit in the face?

Here’s what I wanted to amplify: It’s A Small World, but there are just too many social media and bookmarking sites. I don’t know which ones are Delicious and which are just Deviant Art. I want to feel LinkedIn to my new online contacts unless you think that is not Posterous.

I guess it was about Foursquare and twenty days ago when I seemed to Stumble Upon the fact that there are just way too many social networking and media sites!

I think it was Ning, the first Chinese emperor who said to his Official Blogger, “You don’t have to be a Geni to realize, there are too many social networks! So many, in fact, I get a Buzz just thinking about them.”

I wish I could wave a magic wand and say “Plaxo, Orkut, Bebo” and make them all disappear. I know they won’t all stay around forever. Some will fall and some will Ryhze. If that happened, I would be the to know.

I hope you can Digg what I’m saying or at least get the Gist of it.