The Engel Journal

Personal opinions of Eisaiah Engel, a product marketer in Dallas, TX.

Social Advertising

Let people make their own advertisements for your product in their Facebook pictures.

Photographer: Mickey van der Stap

Photographer: Mickey van der Stap

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Social Networks: The digital red carpet

Social networks allow the everyday person to write their biography and share it with the world in a way that — in the past — was reserved for the super-famous.

Social networking is a similar feeling to walking down the red carpet at the academy awards.

Photographer Alan Light / Academy Awards 1988

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Passwords reinvented: easy to remember, hard to crack

How do you make passwords for the cloud that are hard for hackers to guess yet easy to remember?

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911 video scares criminals

(Future of 911) — Dialing 911 starts a video recording that is uploaded to a server in real-time. Records are kept online, even if the phone breaks.

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Misconception – why it happens

The red pieces below represent communication between two people in the form of words, expressions, voice tones, touch, smell, taste, etc.
Graph: The components of communication. Most of it happens inside the mind.
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Weather Dashboard in Call Centers

How about a tiny dash board on every call center operator’s computer that shows the weather where the caller is?

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StumbleUpon iPhone Infomercials

Here’s an idea for an app: Shake the iPhone and a new deal comes across the screen.

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Re-Writing a Weight Loss MLM

Here is an ad written in for a MLM in the weight loss industry. Instead of giving it the regular look of an MLM, I gave it a news appeal. Sales people are now ‘weight loss hosts.’ The term multi-level marketing is redefined to Weight Loss 2.0.

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New Articles about Hiring

Check out these articles I just wrote to read through the B.S. on resumes. There’s a way to identify real talent before you even talk to a candidate.

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Give me an example, please

Just wanted to mention some exciting points while I’m in the middle of writing an article on effective Pre-Interviewing techniques.

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