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Information overload

September 16, 2015


We are bombarded with information, images and stuff. Just one email from a content marketing firm has about 20 article links. I find myself so overwhelmed that I no longer even open the email. I just hit delete. I can’t even be bothered to open the email, scroll down through all the stuff and hit […]

Annoying marketing

September 2, 2015


I am so fortunate to live in Boston, where the tech and marketing community is so vibrant. There are just so many wonderful networking and learning opportunities here. One organization that has created some great events is MITX, the Massachusetts Innovation and Technology Exchange. Unfortunately, some recent events have made me change my opinion of […]

Reflections on the workplace today

April 29, 2015


I attended one of my fun marketing seminars the other day. It was held in an office near the North End of Boston. It’s a cool place. As I was sitting in the conference room, I watched as the employees came into work. This is what I saw: Well maybe the employees weren’t quite this […]

Scary marketing

March 25, 2015


I was going to do a blog post about, “Where’s Waldo?” but that will have to wait. I have to get something off my chest. Here’s an email that I just got: **************************************** Hi Nancy, I hope all is well! My name is Yutaka Yamamoto and I’m with Oracle’s Business Intelligence and Analytics team, as […]

Now THAT’S great marketing

February 18, 2015


As we are having our 4th big snowstorm in two weeks, I am really, really enjoying my Jessica Smith workouts.  Jessica lives and films her workouts in Florida.  It is so nice to see palm trees, pretty water views, boats and pelicans.  I can pretend that I am somewhere warm.  Maybe I should write a […]

How to watch the Super Bowl (like a girl)

February 4, 2015


Blah, blah, blah. I hate football. There is just something very weird about 300 pound men jumping on top of each other. And for this they get paid millions of dollars a year! I just don’t get it. Yes, the Patriots won the Super Bowl. Yes, it was a cliff hanger of a game. Yes, […]

Nancy vs. Smartphone – Round 1

December 10, 2014


Round 1 of Nancy vs. Smartphone has ended. It’s a tie. Here’s the story. 1. The delivery. Ever since I ordered my new toy smartphone, I have been running to the window, anxiously waiting for the UPS guy to deliver the package. I see a UPS truck come down the street – hurray! But it […]


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