Monthly Archives: May 2015

Look Who’s Talking (About You)

Big day for us a couple of weeks ago; my oldest son, Evan, graduated from Rhodes College in Memphis. My wife Linda and I flew down from Boston to wallow in the festivities. We’d been to Memphis a few times before, but not in the two years since Evan moved off campus to an apartment with friends Chandler and Jason. And so we were curious to see the place. All in all, it turned out to be more or less […] Click to read more…

 

How Much Is Too Much?

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again: The more information you request at newsletter signup, the fewer people who will follow through and subscribe. Unfortunately, it turns out that I’m wrong. For the past 30 days, and using a service called Leadpages (affiliate link), I’ve been experimenting with two nearly identical versions of my newsletter sign up box. Listen To This Post One (Original), asks only for email address (you can see it here). The other (Variation 1), […] Click to read more…

 

Waiter or Doctor … Which One Are You?

I had dinner this past Monday night with my old college friend, Rob. Rob lives in Vancouver and I live in Boston, so it doesn’t happen very often. In fact, it’s been 15 years since we’d last seen each other. Fortunately, and as is often the case with people who’ve seen you drunk, high, naked and stupid (usually not all at once), it didn’t take long to get reacquainted. Rob had asked me to pick a restaurant downtown and I […] Click to read more…