Monthly Archives: November 2009

Twitter is most popular word of 2009

The Global Language Monitor has announced that Twitter is the Top Word of 2009 in its annual global survey of the English language.  Twittered was followed by Obama, H1N1, Stimulus, and Vampire. The near-ubiquitous suffix, 2.0, was No. 6, with Deficit, … Continue Reading

Tagged

Analyze your tweets

Analyze your tweets and reveal your personality by looking at the words you use on your twitter page. Just enter your twitter name and go. Check it out here: www.analyzewords.com

Tagged

Share Your Love of Great Shoes!

Online apparel and footwear seller Zappos.com and shoe retailer Steve Madden are using a viral promotion to sell shoes by encouraging consumers to share online content they create with friends and family. To participate, go to www.zappos.com/sole-search and create shoe designs for … Continue Reading

Tagged

Oprah Winfrey to End Her Talk Show

The media mogul Oprah Winfrey will end her daytime talk show, “The Oprah Winfrey Show,” in 2011 as she prepares to start a cable channel of her own. A spokeswoman for Ms. Winfrey’s production company, Harpo, confirmed Thursday evening that … Continue Reading

EA Sports Pop-Up Store

EA Sports has opened two pop-up stores in the midst of all the “black friday” and holiday season shopping. They are located in Boston and San Francisco and will only be open until December 14. The stores feature EA Sports … Continue Reading

Tagged

Starbucks Love Project

Starbucks is teaming up with (RED) to help fight AIDS in Africa. This holiday season, at participating Starbucks locations, if you spend over $15, you get a complimentary “Love CD”. For every love CD handed out, Starbucks donates $1 to … Continue Reading

Tagged

Sound Lab App

Vitaminwater and 50 Cent have teamed up to launch a new iPhone app that allows fans to remix parts of 50 Cent’s album on their device. Users can create and share their own mixes of “Baby by Me,” the first … Continue Reading

Tagged

Oxford dictionary’s word of the year

is………….. (drum roll)…….. UNFRIEND! “Birther ” was in the running, so was “death panels,” but in the end the New Oxford American Dictionary can only pick one word of the year. For 2009, it’s “unfriend,” says the Oxford University Press. … Continue Reading

Tagged

The Limited Launches Line of Pet Sweaters

Fashion retailer, The Limited, is using viral marketing to promote its new line of pet sweaters. The program, called “Fabulous Pet Names,” asks people to submit photos of their pets and a short story about how the pet’s name came to … Continue Reading

Captain Morgan plays football?

Captain Morgan may have pulled off the quietest and shortest-lived advertising ambush in sports history last Sunday. One that was almost universally unknown, barely noticed, and yet, promptly squashed by the NFL this week. Like the other 21.9 million viewers … Continue Reading

Tagged