DONʼT WORRY!
IʼM NOT GOING TO TALK ABOUT POLITICS

       IʼM GONNA TALK ABOUT MEMES

           (STARTING WITH MY OWN)

 ...
This is my wife Harper. She is obsessed with cycling.




         (Please give it up for Harper, yo.)
WTF‽‽‽ They give book deals to anybody these days I guess.
Anil Dash: SuperBlogger.


      (the same guy who
        helped bring you
     goatse and the lolcats)
Sorry. That last slide was sort of a bummer wasnʼt it?

Here. Please enjoy this reassuringly generic stock art. It is a pi...
Four Rules of Memes


   • You Canʼt Predict a Meme
   • You Canʼt Force a Meme
   • You Canʼt Control a Meme
   • But You...
Half a million people watched this junk last week. Now thatʼs some fruit!
More than 23,000 people ditched 10 Facebook “friends” just to score a free burger that tastes
 like itʼs made from cow ass...
Remember Simpsonize Me?




     Yeah, me either.
I have a single-serving site problem
memes are hit or miss
                         Most Things Fail!
                                  (the important thing is...
donʼt overthink it; just go away and




MAKE IT
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  • Ignite San Francisco

    1. 1. DONʼT WORRY! IʼM NOT GOING TO TALK ABOUT POLITICS IʼM GONNA TALK ABOUT MEMES (STARTING WITH MY OWN) (WHICH IS, ADMITTEDLY, POLITICAL) (I AM SORRY THAT I LIED TO YOU.) (no. i am not. that was also a lie. sorry.)
    2. 2. This is my wife Harper. She is obsessed with cycling. (Please give it up for Harper, yo.)
    3. 3. WTF‽‽‽ They give book deals to anybody these days I guess.
    4. 4. Anil Dash: SuperBlogger. (the same guy who helped bring you goatse and the lolcats)
    5. 5. Sorry. That last slide was sort of a bummer wasnʼt it? Here. Please enjoy this reassuringly generic stock art. It is a picture of some fruit. If you would like, you can pretend that the fruit represents something like productivity or churn rate or ROI. (Please be aware the banana is just a banana.)
    6. 6. Four Rules of Memes • You Canʼt Predict a Meme • You Canʼt Force a Meme • You Canʼt Control a Meme • But You Can Join a Meme
    7. 7. Half a million people watched this junk last week. Now thatʼs some fruit!
    8. 8. More than 23,000 people ditched 10 Facebook “friends” just to score a free burger that tastes like itʼs made from cow assholes. Imagine what you could accomplish with a good product.
    9. 9. Remember Simpsonize Me? Yeah, me either.
    10. 10. I have a single-serving site problem
    11. 11. memes are hit or miss Most Things Fail! (the important thing is to try) (and itʼs really fun to try) FULL OF WIN: FULL OF FAIL: barackobamaisyournewbicycle.com whatisgaryveeon.com yahoorezinr.com pleasefave.us thatbuttondoesntactuallydoanything.com barackobamawilllookyouintheeye.com hatingyouismynewbicycle.com nationofwhiners.us douchi.es <-- (still hoping for a win)
    12. 12. donʼt overthink it; just go away and MAKE IT

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