Question of the Day: Why do we hate spam?
Ian Lurie Sep 19 2007
Why do we hate e-mail spam with such a passion?
I mean, I hate it far, far more than the reams of direct mail I receive. Yet e-mail spam is easier to get rid of, easier to spot before I open it, and doesn’t give me paper cuts.
So what’s the deal? Anyone? Bueller?…
Ian Lurie is CEO and founder of Portent Inc. He's recorded training for Lynda.com, writes regularly for the Portent Blog and has been published on AllThingsD, Forbes.com and TechCrunch. Ian speaks at conferences around the world, including SearchLove, MozCon, SIC and ad:Tech. Follow him on Twitter at portentint. He also just published a book about strategy for services businesses: One Trick Ponies Get Shot, available on Kindle. Read More