Net Neutrality – When Two Tribes Go To War

To tell you the truth, I’ve written and rewritten this post so many times that I’ve lost track of the number, and yet each time I’ve started over, I discover another nuance to this subject that I previously either overlooked or just did not know.  Likewise, I’ve found that I’ve had to really explore and … Read more

Did you forget the marketing in your online marketing?

Search traffic and impressions and page rank and link building and keywords and all of that internet stuff is what most search marketers go completely batshit crazy about. Some search marketers will try to get traffic for almost any keyword that is even loosely related to their web page, and to me, they are wasting resources and wasting their time, and cluttering up the internet while they are at it. So doods, stop, you’re making me type in run-on sentences.

You know what? Fuck SEO.

You heard it right.  Fuck SEO all over the place. I don’t like SEO anymore. “SEO” the term has been vilified and bludgeoned to death because of its constant redefinitions and wacko interpretations.  I’m constantly amazed  at some of the utter tripe I am exposed to in my daily internet meanderings, that I’m not surprised … Read more

40 – A long, strange trip it’s been.

Inside my head, there’s an 18 year old rumblepup with long hair that’s looking out my eyes at the world. He’s the one who still goes apeshit for music, and movies, and that sweet XBOX360 Elite I got for Christmas. He’s the one that reaches for chocolate donuts and a gallon of Cuban coffee likes it’s no big frickin’ deal. He’s the one that’s a fan of Warren Ellis. He’s the one that hears the word “boobies” and pokes his head up as if the Continental Army just marched in.


Early on in my marketing career, right about college, I discovered advertising and marketing giants that literally influenced the way I thought about all creative communication until present day.  Whenever I think about a new project or marketing initiative, one of the first things that comes’ to mind is; “What would Bernbach, Ogilvy, or Burnett … Read more

Thesis Envy: The Problem with Thesis

First things first, I love the Thesis Theme from Chris Pearson (Yes, that’s an affiliate link.  Click on it, it’s good for you).  I’m running my own customized version of it here on rumblepup.  In fact, I’m running at least three others.  I’m sure you’ve seen one of your favorite blogs start using it as … Read more

Chinese Domain Name Fraud

Oh deary me.  Seems I’m the latest one to get hit with the china domain name scam.  Haven’t heard of it?  Oh, this is a cool one.  You don’t have to take my word for it, it’s been going on all over the place. You see, this nice domain name registrar company in China has … Read more