Short Film of the Week: “10 Minutes”

This film, directed by Ahmed Imamovic, delivers a very powerful message, and has a horrific ending. For a better viewing experience I suggest you watch it in a fullscreen mode. Movie Description 1994 Sarajevo, Bosnia and Rome, Italy. How many different things can happen during 10 Minutes. The film won the award for the best European short film […]

A New Blog Category: Short Films

I am a big fan of short films. I think short films have the ability to make an impact on the viewer and deliver a message in a profound, although at times peculiar, way. For this reason I have decided to create a new category on my blog titled “Short Films“. The idea is quite […]

Twitter for Business (#IMU Lecture)

This post is part of a series of lectures, which you can view here, that cover various inbound marketing topics. The content is from Inbound Marketing University, a training program which I have completed and passed to become an Inbound Marketing Certified Professional, and an Inbound Marketing Educator. Today’s topic is “Twitter for Business”. What you will learn: […]

3 Remedies For Avoiding Jet Lag

I came across this great video today by Daniel Pink, and  I had to share it with you. No, I am not planning any traveling soon, but if I did plan such a thing, this video will be my first source of information. This what you need to remember when traveling through different time zones: […]

PR for Inbound Marketing (IMU Lecture)

This post is part of a series of lectures, which you can view here, that cover various inbound marketing topics. The content is from Inbound Marketing University, a training program which I have completed and passed to become an Inbound Marketing Certified Professional, and an Inbound Marketing Educator. Today’s topic is “PR for Inbound Marketing“. […]

An Innovative Social News iPad App: Flipboard

If you have a iPad, you might want to take a look at this FREE innovative new app (iTune link). In brief, Flipboard turns your Facebook and Twitter account into something that looks like a magazine. Instead of scrolling down your Facebook newsfeed, you now can read it as if you were reading Times magazine. You should […]

Queen Rania Invites You To jordan…For Free!

I love the way Rania Al Abdullah, Queen of Jordan, is promoting her country. Her latest video offers a swapping contest that is absolutely  genius. The concept is quite simple: “2 people from Jordan will swap locations with 2 tourists for 1 week. How? Well, if you’ve never been to Jordan, we’ll pay for you […]

Successful Email Marketing (#IMU Lecture)

This post is part of a series of lectures, which you can view here, that cover various inbound marketing topics. The content is from Inbound Marketing University, a training program which I have completed and passed to become an Inbound Marketing Certified Professional, and an Inbound Marketing Educator. Today’s topic is “Successful Email Marketing“. What […]

Social Media ROI Does Exist (Proof)

This is good news to any social media marketer: Domino’s UK CEO, Chris Moore, has stated today in the company’s earning statement that their online orders strategy -now account for 32.7% of all orders- is a proof that their web and social media efforts are paying off. Moore also mentioned that “all of these web-based […]

Is Generation Millennial More Receptive to Online Marketing?

In a survey conducted by Pew Internet and American Project Life about the future impact of the internet, a solid majority of experts said  that “the Millennial generation will lead society into a new world of personal disclosure and information-sharing using new media”. From a marketing perspective, the data presented is good news to any Inbound […]

Card.ly: Your Social Media Virtual Business Card

Business cards are cards bearing information about a company or an individual, and they are usually printed on some form of card stock. They are not interactive, they cost money, and they waste a lot of paper.  A lot of companies seem to agree on this, and built products that function somewhat as virtual business […]

Inbound Lead Nurturing (#IMU Lecture)

As promised, every Friday morning I will publish a new lecture video that covers one topic in Inbound Marketing. Today’s topic is “Inbound Lead Nurturing“. The content is from Inbound Marketing University, a training program which I have completed and passed to become an Inbound Marketing Certified Professional. What you will learn: In this class you will learn how […]

ARG vs. GER, Game Summary (#Worldcup)

Germany has just defeated Argentina in a game that will be remembered as personal talent vs. team effort. The latter part is very important as it will lead Germany to win Argentina an unprecedented score of 4-0! I always said that if you want to win a game or two you need two or three super talented players on […]

Restaurant Review: Moc Moc

Last night Irm and I tried a new Japanese restaurant in town named Moc Moc. I have to admit that I was a bit skeptical about the place in the beginning because of its peculiar location (a side street in Princeton that no one ever crosses), but after listening to my colleague raving about the place […]

How To Use Your Social Media Cards

I can go ahead and rant all I want on how disappointed I am with Bluehost, the company that hosts my website, but this will only bore you. Instead, I want to use this opportunity to emphasize how wrongly Bluehost is using Social Media Marketing (SMM). I am being sarcastic of course, but allow me […]

Calls to Action and Landing Page Best Practices (#IMU Lecture)

As promised, every Friday morning I will publish a new lecture video that covers one topic in Inbound Marketing. Today’s topic is “Calls to Action and Landing Page Best Practices“. The content is from Inbound Marketing University, a training program which I have completed and passed to become an Inbound Marketing Certified Professional. What you will learn: In […]

One More Reason Why I want to Get The iPhone 4

The movie below was filmed and edited entirely on the iPhone 4! Putting aside the fact that I find the quality of the video much better than the Flip camera, the ability to edit the entire movie directly on the iPhone with the iMovie app puts it ahead of the competition. I am not just […]