Stuff my boss says about marketing....

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I was one of seven people asked to talk for seven minutes at the MarketingProfs Social Media Conference in Seattle.

I tried to share some of the entertaining things I have heard from previous bosses over the years. Some of them will hit close to home....

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Stuff my boss says about marketing....

  1. 1. Stuff my boss says…
  2. 2. WARNING: For entertainment purposes only. This collection of anecdotes does not reflect the comments of my current boss...
  3. 3. I market software to guys like this…
  4. 4. Have you heard…
  5. 5. Chad Ochocinco has 3.3 million followers…
  6. 6. How can we get that many?
  7. 7. I just read in Wall St. Journal about ***insert hot social site from 6 months ago***
  8. 8. Ever heard of this social media expert *** insert your name here ***
  9. 9. It is all about social
  10. 10. Blogging is a priority… I’m committed to posting weekly…
  11. 11. One month later…
  12. 12. Could the intern to ghost write for me?
  13. 13. “Can’t we just…”
  14. 14. Can’t you just tell Matthew T. Grant to write about us?
  15. 15. Can’t we get the interns to post it in a bunch of LinkedIn groups…
  16. 16. Follow the leaders…
  17. 17. Google didn’t need a PR firm…
  18. 18. And Steve Jobs didn’t need market research…
  19. 19. How hard can it be?
  20. 20. Our marketing would improve if we had a Silicon Valley office…
  21. 21. The intern has a great idea on how to make us a hypersocial business
  22. 22. URGENT!
  23. 23. Our Wikipedia page got blocked again...
  24. 24. We need to figure out how to make our business go viral
  25. 25. Finally… When all else fails….
  26. 26. We need more leads ... when are those MBA student consultants coming back in?
  27. 27. Thank you Frank Days VP Marketing, Correlsense Recovering social media director Marketing Agility Podcast @tangyslice

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