9 Things I’m Not Allowed to Say

Ian Lurie Jun 18 2009

  1. I don’t know.
  2. I can’t measure that.
  3. I’ve blogged angry (duh).
  4. I buy links. NO, NO I DON’T! I DON’T!
  5. I’ve used nofollow.
  6. I use tables when I can’t get divs to work.
  7. I’ve used Web 2.0 button generators.
  8. I tried to make money selling Acai Supplements. After feeling dirty, I gave up.
  9. I can’t predict the ROI.

Bonus Round

  1. I use the phrase “social media” regularly (I lick 9-volts to atone).
  2. Your popular idea is dumb.
  3. Your unpopular idea is fantastic.
  4. You did everything right. It just didn’t work.
  5. We did everything right. It just didn’t work.
tags : conversation marketing

5 Comments

  1. LOL these are great. I’m so tempted to go out and get some Web 2.0 buttons now.
    Also, on the topic of things not working… I’m sure that kills you to have to tell a client that something didn’t work that really should have.

  2. Ian

    Ian

    @Jill Telling them doesn’t, but sometimes the client nearly does…

  3. Wait…you mean we aren’t using tables any more? That’s like taking away my diet coke. I won’t survive!
    Ian – you always make me laugh, especially the battery atonement.

  4. Heh – thank you for the list Ian. Awesome. Now I know I’m not alone.
    Shhh… and don’t tell people I copied good codes from one project to another too. Let them think I’m a genius and coded everything from scratch all the time. Makes me look more hardworking. :D

  5. I can totally relate to a lot of these..especially the divs not working..I really don’t want to use tables, I swear!! lol, thanks for the laugh ;)
    Brenon MacLaury

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