Now that we’re a bit removed from the elections the picture is getting more clear to see how exactly Obama won roughly 70% of the electoral college. While I’m sure there are tons of political types on television who will take the politics of it apart, I thought I’d offer some observations of the campaign…… Continue reading The Obama Marketing Vice-Grip
This week marks the beginning of a new era. For the first time in more than 10 years Kristen and I begin a search for a new church home. Sure, there were other searches before– but they were always tied to employment so that’s a little different. Now that I don’t have a church job…… Continue reading Finding a church home: Pre-search thoughts
As a 20 year old I sat next to Kristen in pre-marital counseling wide-eyed. The pastor knew we were crazy for one another and he said, “Make sure that you limit the times you say “always” and “never.” That’s why I chuckled when I read Seth Godin this morning. “I’ll never buy from you again.”…… Continue reading Always and Never
Maybe you’ve noticed that there is a small block of ads on the right side of my blog. What is that all about? Patti & I have been thinking of a very focused, very profitable (for both advertisers/bloggers) niche` ad network for youth pastors for a long time. Essentially, our goal with it is to…… Continue reading Youth Ministry Ad Network
I saw this on Seth’s blog, it is quite interesting. Seth relates it to advertising. The video relates it to driving. What are some things you’d relate it to?
Relevant Church in Tampa, Florida has certainly attracted some media attention. Check out this challenge. “An openly edgy Christian church is launching what they’re calling a 30-Day Sex Challenge to help members improve their relationships and rediscover themselves.” “Single folks are to abstain from sex for 30 days…Married folks, on the other hand, are supposed…… Continue reading 30 Day Sex Challenge
Sometimes you see something and you think, “Can that be true?” Apparently Google rewarded some of their bigger advertisers with this little dandy of a logo item. It’s a mini-fridge. Actually it is so cool that it both cools and warms things depending on your preference. Also, it comes with a car connector for using…… Continue reading The Google Fridge
I don’t like Burger King and I can’t stand the Whopper. But this video is flat out good marketing. What do you think? What is it about this video that you like? Dislike?