Help Rand Fishkin Join the MACerati

Ian Lurie

OK Rand, it’s time to join the Mac-erati.

Danny Sullivan bought a Mac.
Now it’s your turn. Here’s why:

  1. The Mac is stylish. It’ll go with your keen fashion sense.
  2. It’s a better computer (doh, I wasn’t going to say that).
  3. You’ll be able to drive Danny crazy by refusing to put stickers on your laptop.

To make things easier, we’re taking up a collection. If everyone in the search community donates $2 we can buy you a nice rig. Here’s what we’ll get you:
Note that we’re including Parallels, so that you can still get your Windows fix.
Everyone, donate today. It’s only $2. Think how fun it’ll be to see Rand try to figure out the Finder, and Spotlight!

If Rand refuses the Mac beauteousness, we’ll donate 100% of the proceeds to Habitat for Humanity. If we get more money than we need, we’ll donate what’s left.

Ian Lurie

Ian Lurie is 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, 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

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