Ian Lurie // Oct 12 2010
The best way to control a social media crisis is to own it. And really any pictures of me constitute a crisis, so I’m owning this one:
I hate – hate getting pictures taken. That’s why I use a little cartoon instead.
But I was starting to get some flack from certain people (you know who you are) about a hopelessly outdated photo. So I had Chris Bachmann – one of our developers and a super-talented photographer to boot – take a few shots.
I decided to just slap ‘em up here and save myself the humiliation later. I removed the ones where my gut’s hanging out, or I look like E.T., or something’ stuck to my face:
On the bright side, the photo I’ll likely use the most is on a green background, so I can put myself against all sorts of interesting situations:
Ian Lurie is founder and CEO of Portent Inc., an internet marketing agency that has provided internet marketing, including PPC, SEO, social and analytics services, since 1995. Read More