Vincent Wright's Blog – January 2009 Archive (4)

As An ID, Email Is WEAK...

January is normally a very potent month for invitations. You've probably already received a BUNCH of them just within the first 2-3 weeks of 2009!



As I'm noticing the uptick in invitations, I also notice another phenomenon: friends sending multiple invitations for me to join them - but - on the same site.



Let me explain.



If I have multiple email addresses from which I've written to a particular friend, if that friend joins a social media site and is asked by the… Continue

Added by Vincent Wright on January 14, 2009 at 11:50pm — No Comments

WOW!! Risky Social Media Marketing! Burger King Whopper For Facebook Friends!! (http://whoppersacrifice.com)

Is this a new high or a new LOW in Social Media?



From Burger King's new social media site at http://whoppersacrifice.com/:



"What would you do for a free WHOPPER®? Now is the time to put your fare-weather web friendships to the test. Install WHOPPER® Sacrifice on your Facebook profile, and we'll reward you with a free flame-broiled WHOPPER® when you sacrifice 10 of your friends."



Um, I like an occasional good burger but, would YOU sacrifice 10 of your Facebook… Continue

Added by Vincent Wright on January 11, 2009 at 2:58pm — No Comments

Slipping Into Social Media Extortion...When Networking = NOTWorking

Under the pressures of extended networking, personalities manifest in all manner of ways. Some of these personalities which emerge under stress can sometimes leave us flabbergasted.



Case in point: Earlier today, one of the frequent posters on Brandergy.com posted an "ultimatum" to Social Media owners that if he and his company were not featured, he would be posting a lot less - probably down to zero. In other words, feature him -…

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Added by Vincent Wright on January 9, 2009 at 9:30pm — 2 Comments

Why Aren't We Rich?

There are rich people who work less than we do.



There are rich people who know less than we do.



There are rich people who care less about the world than we do.



There are rich people who think more poorly than we do.



There are rich people who think more negatively than we do.



There are rich people who think less spiritually than we do.



There are rich people who love their families, friends, and countries less than we do.…

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Added by Vincent Wright on January 3, 2009 at 2:00pm — 2 Comments

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