Clarity Attacks Buzzwordsmithiness On Contact

A good friend of mine for many years is Steve Woodruff, a self-proclaimed (and very talented) Clarity Consultant, continues to share some rather ridiculous marketing-speak amongst websites and social media profiles. He shared his all-time favorite with me from a couple of years ago: We have pioneered a new model for sustainable, consumer-driven growth based on principles of complex adaptive systems. This is a new premise for strategy for a world undergoing deep structural change:

Content is Temporary, Trust and Integrity are Lasting

The last few weeks I was out of town and didn’t get to dedicate as much time to writing content as I normally would. Rather than throw some half-ass posts out, I knew that it was a holiday season for many of my readers as well and I simply chose not to write daily. After a decade of writing, that’s the kind of thing that drives me crazy – writing is simply a part of

Marketers are So Full of Crap

<rant>I’m listening to The Influencer Project. It’s a really interesting project – 60 minutes of 60-second tips from the Who’s Who on the web talking about creating influence online. I could be a little bitter that I didn’t get invited to help, but as I’m listening to these folks… I came to the realization that many of them are just plain full of crap. First, as you read through the list, do your homework… most