Feeling a little lackluster in your work? Slightly lifeless? Unimaginative? Insipid? Bland? Derivative? Dull? Mundane? Well, if it makes you feel any better, you’re exactly as lackluster, lifeless, unimaginative, insipid, bland, derivative, dull and mundane as 75 percent of the world’s population, at least according to a new global-benchmark study conducted by Adobe
that found only a quarter of us feel we’re living up to our creative potential.
Maybe that’s a sign you (and your business) should be on Pinterest. The social media site always makes my roommate feel more artistic that she is. But if you’re still questioning the move, perhaps OPEN Forum has the answer for you
. According to Ellen Marchman of Getlink PR, "Pinterest can be a real asset, but needs to be active to continually engage a target audience.”
Speaking of social media, the dominating force that is Facebook topped 900 million users, although as Dave Copeland of ReadWriteWeb notes
, the online network’s growth rate has slowed slightly.
As for one-time presidential candidate John Edwards, his approval scores haven’t just slowed over recent years—they’ve bottomed-out. Reports Politico
, the former senator’s favorability rating has dropped to a staggering 3 percent.
Even in troubled times, I doubt that even Edwards would accept an offer from Mitt Romney to be his vice president. Seems the presumptive GOP presidential candidate is having some trouble finding someone to run with him. (via Newser
Meanwhile, in the French presidential election, current incumbent Nicolas Sarkozy is getting a run for his money from Francois Hollande, at least as far as campaigning in “Paris”
is concerned. (WARNING: Explicit language)
That sh** cray, but not nearly as cray as a video for what I hope is the newest meme to take over the Web (or at least any spring or summer wedding you have on the horizon). If not, as least enjoy this video of D-list celebrities revitalizing the “Fresh Prince” glory otherwise known as “the Carlton.”
While that was undoubtedly a sight to behold, PRNewser
is asking industry pros to set their sights on a new—and in its own words, “completely unofficial”—contest that asks public relations professional to describe what PR looks like
It looks to me that if you’re hoping to score a pair of the latest Nikes, you’d better be ready to tweet for those kicks. The brand is replacing its midnight releases with a new Twitter-based RSVP system
that uses direct messages and hashtags to confirm launch dates and orders between consumers and their local Nike stores.
If you’ve already booked the dates for that family trip to Disney and you’re worried that the happiest place on earth won’t have your caffeine fix, you can breathe a sigh of relief. Starbucks has reached a deal to open stores at Disneyland and Walt Disney World Resort
. I hear great things about