NBC Sports #Fail

I know, that's a provocative headline. (And Olympics fans are probably laughing.) I'm am regularly driven insane by email marketing that is written by people who remain clueless, even though by Internet standards this industry is incredibly mature. An email featuring NBC Sports just happened to be my tipping point. NBC Sports fail is related to website user experience; the United States Equestrian Federation is responsible for the email marketing fail.…continue reading →

Blacklist This Marketing Firm

I'm being spammed. I know it's probably gauche to be POed or annoyed at spam as 2007 comes to a close, but I am. The firm? Health Care Audio Info. HealthCareAudioInfois a marketing and information company representing more than 120 print and online publications, teleconferences and audio learning products for in health care, law and litigation and financial services. Our mission is to make a difference in the life of every professional through information. Don't hire them, folks, because the way they are spamming email addresses is not something you want to be affiliated with (emphasis added): This is an advertisement. If you no longer wish to receive our general healthcare audioconference emails, do not reply to this email. Please write us at rmove@healthcareaudioinfo.com with "unsubscribe" in the subject line or call 800-508-2582. Your request will be processed within 10 days. 1200 G Street NW, Suite 800-8001 Washington, DC 20005…continue reading →