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Looking for sales help at The Jewish Star

Looking for sales help at The Jewish Star

The Jewish Star (where I’m the Publisher) is looking to add an advertising sales person to work in Long Island’s Five Towns. This is a great opportunity — part time or full-time.…

Waterfront dining, anyone?

Waterfront dining, anyone?

The giant Fairway supermarket in Red Hook is underwater — but that didn’t stop BrooklynPaper.com from accompanying its Day 2 Sandy coverage with an ad trumpeting the delights of al fresco…

Is this great ad placement, or what?

Is this great ad placement, or what?

The right third of this morning’s Washington Post homepage LOOKS like a Twitter stream … but it’s really an Obama ad!…

Free [publications] in New Orleans: IFPA and SAPA talk print and web … and party!

Free [publications] in New Orleans: IFPA and SAPA talk print and web … and party!

There was lots of serious business in New Orleans at the joint conference of Independent Free Papers of America (IFPA) and Southeastern Advertising Publishers Association (SAPA) — including great presentations by…

Practical Social Media for Small Businesses … Getting Started NOW

Practical Social Media for Small Businesses … Getting Started NOW

Every small businesses should claim its place in Social Media heaven NOW — but that doesn’t mean it has to do everything all at once. Ed’s message to small business…

Is Twitter a business? You betcha! says CEO Dick Costolo

Is Twitter a business? You betcha! says CEO Dick Costolo

Twitter , in an interview at D9 (video posted below): It took three years to send the first billion tweets, and we now send a billion tweets every six days.” So,…

Never miss a promotional opportunity…

Never miss a promotional opportunity…

Never miss a promotional opportunity… This is precious. Raygun — which calls itself “The Greatest Store in the Universe” — is a grass-rooted shop in Des Moines’ East Village (mostly…

Will this baby rape his girlfriend? An anti-violence crusader says it’s never too early to intervene.

Will this baby rape his girlfriend? An anti-violence crusader says it’s never too early to intervene.

This video — designed to counter a purported anti-women slant in some Super Bowl commercials — has ignited a storm and reportedly sparked death threats against its creator in Dubuque, Iowa— Although…

SuperBowl commercials: Best [Chrysler’s hymn to Detroit] and Worst [Groupon’s tasteless humor]

SuperBowl commercials: Best [Chrysler’s hymn to Detroit] and Worst [Groupon’s tasteless humor]

My personal favorite: American industry, American workers, and the power of a great American city, by Chrysler— Groupon easily wins for the worst ad. Unless you agree that saving $15 at…

Gersh Kuntzman and the future of journalism

Gersh Kuntzman and the future of journalism

Gersh Kuntzman, a standout community editor, was running with a Flip before Al Gore invented the internet (I exaggerate, but so does Gersh — usually to good effect). Any reporter who…

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