Sochi Problems

You might be living underneath a rock if you haven’t heard of all the Sochi Olympic problems. I just wanted to take a moment and share a few of my absolute favorite Sochi Problems that have been popping up all over the place. Side note: businesses that hop on this train and figure out how to “news jack” this event could be doing really well right now. The Twitter account @sochiproblems has over 282k followers, which at the time of writing this article, was more than the official Sochi Olympics Twitter account (175k). Enjoy!

 

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13 Facts About Friday The 13th

I’m not afraid of the 13th, mostly due to the fact that I usually don’t know what the date is anyway. I do enjoy reading about superstitions and where they came from – so I made this list.

Read on for fun facts about this special event.

  1. Fear of Friday the 13th is called friggatriskaidekaphobia.
  2. The 13th of a month is more likely to be a Friday than any other day of the week.
  3. Butch Cassidy, the train and bank robber, was born on a Friday the 13th.
  4. Many hospitals refuse to have a room number 13.
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Hobbit: the Desolation of Smaug – One Day Early

Today I had the privilege of going to CR&T’s annual movie showing at Thanksgiving Pointe in Lehi Utah. It was an incredible event that did everything right. CR&T – an outsourced IT company, used this event to get prospective and current clients together to have a fun event that people will be talking about for weeks to come.

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Marketing Tip – Make Your Consumer Your Hero, Not Your Product

Okay to start off, I’ve got two Youtube clips to show as examples.

The first clip is a commercial from Cannon:

The second clip is a commercial from Dove:

Now I understand the likelihood of you watching those two videos is fairly low – so I’ll do a quick summary of each video. Continue reading Marketing Tip – Make Your Consumer Your Hero, Not Your Product

BYU vs UVA – Missed Marketing Opportunity

During today’s BYU game (don’t worry, I won’t mention our lack of an offensive presence) a lightning storm delayed the game. The delay had to be a pain for the networks desperately trying to figure out how to make all of their football-watching customers happy with overlapping games Continue reading BYU vs UVA – Missed Marketing Opportunity

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