Stupidity Wanted

It’s very strange. I’ve gone a whole week and not seen anything stupid. While it’s fun to see what stupid stuff I can find on the internet is available, I really like seeing stupidity in person.

We had a few opportunities this week where I thought FOR SURE we’d see something stupid…yet to our amazement, nothing stupid was to be seen. (I didn’t think this would even be possible to go this long without seeing something stupid!)

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Maximize Travel Marketing with Social Media

In a world where virtual networks seem to trump the physical process, it’s no surprise that all different types of businesses are taking to social marketing. 1.78 billion people in the world are taking part in social networks and by 2020, one in four people on a global level will be on social media. Social Media are used by almost every industry

Almost every industry uses Social Media to reach potential customers, from education websites to e-commerce and travel portals. Let’s take a look how some of them take the advantage of the constant popularity of social media. Many of the top marketers feel that social media and marketing is essential in their industry these days. The question you might be asking is how can companies use social media to benefit their business and consumers? There are quite a few answers to that question.

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Rules were made to be broken

I walked into the bathroom last night, where Dave was giving our darlings a bath, just as he wrung out a washcloth and set it back on the edge of the tub.

“Were you using that washcloth? You really shouldn’t have,” I said.

He shot me a look, an it’s-a-little-late-now kind of look. “I thought it was okay. I just grabbed it from right here.”

“Yeah, I put it there,” I said. I was about to graciously remind him of the If There’s A Used Washcloth On The Side Of the Bathtub, Don’t Use It rule, but opted to keep my mouth shut instead.

“What did you use it for?”

“To wipe out all of the loogies you left in the sink.”

“That’s great, babe. I just scrubbed Oliver’s face with it.” Continue reading “Rules were made to be broken”

Avoid trying to sell sheep to pig farmers

sheep-617128Put yourself in the shoes of your ideal client. Do they want more choice or do they want what they want? If they wanted more choice than they would enjoy going from opportunity to opportunity and weighing up the best deal.

Guess what? People do behave like that but only out of fear. Choice actually annoys the heck out of them. Once they have made a decision they are left with a constant nagging doubt when they see another choice as to whether they made the made the best choice.

Most people spend their lives worrying about past mistakes and choices they made and are unable to alter. This is why they never move forward and just learn from past mistakes. As you develop as an entrepreneur you will learn the value of creating greater trust with fewer people than a little trust with many.

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Why do people use online searches?

search-onlineOn this website, I point to stuff that America’s public is choosing now, based on the popular searches. I do not talk politics. This is all about education and lifestyle. Have fun!!

Why do people use online searches?

Why do people use search engines? If you want to understand our approach, it helps if you know why that is. In general, we can say that search engines are being used for, roughly speaking, three things: researching, shopping, or entertainment. People could be researching where they can find the best education, they may be looking for a site that offers a variety of options or they just want to kill time watching some cat videos.


The majority of people who use a search engine (Bing, Google, Yahoo, Facebook, YouTube, or whichever social media platform) are doing so for the purpose of research. They usually are searching for answers to their questions, or for data on which basis they can make a decision. They want to find a website that can answer their questions or fulfill a particular purpose.

Older students who are busy with preparation for exams, or looking for answers about their future, for example, will probably use a search engine to learn about possible free prep tests and compare with his own books and choose whatever is easier to follow. There is no shortage of information! There are millions of results.

Companies, in turn, will use search engines to see where potential clients are, to reach out to them, and to learn who their competitors are. Continue reading “Why do people use online searches?”

The Portable Cell Phone Booth

I was looking online for an image to use about telephones and calling people when I stumbled across this sweet little gem:

The Portable Cell Phone Booth!

Yes, no need to worry about a lack of privacy while on your cell phone – simply carry around this portable cell phone booth around on your back and assemble anytime when needed!

Nick Rodrigues is the guy who came up with this – go check out his site and be sure you watch the video there as well!

With something like this, there’s a good chance you won’t be worried about what your what your clothes say about you…I think the phone booth says it all!

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How American People Spend Their Time


Everybody knows that Americans are always busy — yet busy with doing what?

This infographic is exploring amounts of time they spend on eating, sleeping, drinking, working, doing household chores, buying goods or services, watching TV, and all that sort of things. If you want to learn everything about how the average American spends his or her time during the day, just keep on reading.

The infographic is actually based on The American Time Use Survey (ATUS), The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) measures how much time people are spending on activities such as watching TV, (paid) work, volunteering. childcare, or socializing.

Regarding their work, Americans are working the most hours on Tuesdays. This may also be the reason why Americans experience the most difficulty to fall asleep on Tuesdays.

On average, Americans are working some 4.5 (four and a half) hours per day Mondays through Fridays. On Saturdays, they will be working  about one third of that time, and on Sundays, even less. This mix is including all adults of 15 years of age and above, so whereas it may at first come across as inaccurate or at least a bit confusing, you will realize it is not for that reason. The mix includes retired people, unemployed individuals, students, as well as every working person throughout the nation. Continue reading “How American People Spend Their Time”

My Dear Friend I think you’re an idiot

I’ve just this minute found out that you’ve gotten your girlfriend pregnant.

I should be very happy for you, when in fact I’d quite like to knock your head off of something very hard, tie your hands behind your back and demand to borrow the TARDIS from The Doctor in order to go back a few months so that you never meet her.

We (me, the boyfriend and friends) have told you since day one that she was out to get everything she could from you. First it was staying in your house 24/7, even when you were at work or with us. Next it was unofficially moving in with you, then getting a key to your house when you wouldn’t even give your friends of at least 10 years one for case of emergency. Then she got kicked out of college for never showing up because hanging on to your every word was more important than her education.

Next came the jokes of how she’d deliberately fall pregnant in order to ‘keep’ you and get money from the government. Yes, even you made these jokes. Continue reading “My Dear Friend I think you’re an idiot”