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Apr 08

Code Monkey Musings on Music Narrowcasting

We first heard Jonathan Coultran’s song Code Monkey (lyrics iTunes) last year when it was circulating on the Internet, but listened again, more carefully, after John Wall recently featured it on The M Show. This made us consider whether there might be a market for music that is segmented to ultra-narrow audiences – like computer …

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Apr 08

Book Project Update

The book project that has kept us from active blogging for the last few months is nearly complete. My wife helped with the final research push, which we were able to handle long distance with sources in Franklin, New Hampshire, site of the former Forest Vale Camp. This was followed by several proofs with my …

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Jan 21

Unsolicited Advice at a New Address

We apologize for the disruption in service over the weekend as we moved to a new domain. Unsolicited is proud to now be available at its own domain at www.unsolicitedmarketingadvice.com. Old bookmarks for blogspot.com and RSS feed subscriptions should still work just fine, but let us know if you experience any problems or find any …

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Nov 13

Remembering Ed Bradley

We mourn the passing of Ed Bradley this week with many others from around the world. I briefly interviewed Bradley after Jimmy Carter’s campaign stop in Syracuse, New York in 1976 along my editor at the time, John Schattinger. I remember the CBS reporter being gracious and humble, especially compared to the general rudeness of …

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Oct 28

Sources for Illustration

If you’re seeking an illustrator or artist who can execute a theme for an annual report in a particular style, a good place to start is the Graphic Artist Guild’s Directory of Illustrations (http://www.directoryofillustration.com/). Often, your local ad agencies will have back issues of these large, full color books that highlight the work of individual …

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