Tag, You're It

Ian Lurie

You're It!
Apparently we have a game of online tag going on. John Cass tagged me.

I’m to tag five other people. No mean feat on a Saturday morning without any caffeine, but here goes. I may not look like much, but I’m wiry…

(Ian goes running around the blog playground)

Ha! Jeremiah, you’re it!

And so is John Battelle, you’re it too.

And imnotadoctor, Brian Keith, and Nina Restieri.

Ian Lurie

Ian Lurie is the founder of Portent. He's been a digital marketer since the days of AOL and Compuserve (25 years, if you're counting). Ian's recorded training for Lynda.com, writes regularly for the Portent Blog and has been published on AllThingsD, Smashing Magazine, and TechCrunch. Ian speaks at conferences around the world, including SearchLove, MozCon, Seattle Interactive Conference and ad:Tech. He has published several books about business and marketing: One Trick Ponies Get Shot, available on Kindle, The Web Marketing All-In-One Desk Reference for Dummies, and Conversation Marketing. Ian is now an independent consultant and continues to work with the Portent team- training the agency group on all things digital. You can find him at www.ianlurie.com

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  1. Sorry, didn’t know that. Here you go:
    One: I have both Bach and Marilyn Manson on my iPod.
    Two: I was born in London (Surrey, actually) England.
    Three: I’m learning to play guitar (sort of).
    Four: My only speeding ticket ever was on a bicycle.
    Five: I am an avowed chocolate addict.

  2. Back when I was far younger and more immortal, I put a disc wheel on my road bike and went down a hill in Torrance, CA called Hawthorne Bl.
    It’s about 1-2 miles, with some parts where the grade is over 5% (if memory serves).
    I hit 55+ mph in a 35 zone. The police officer who pulled me over said he wouldn’t have, except that I passed a bus on the left…

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