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Kudos to Khan

Posted by Dan Keeney

Last night after watching the final Oprah show (at least until the end of her non-compete with her syndicator, which ends in 2012), I read a terrific profile in BusinessWeek about Salmon Khan, “Salman Khan: The Messiah of Math,” which seemed to me to be the perfect subject for Oprah. It is a great story […]

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Houston Concert Centerpiece of Springsteen Retrospective

Posted by Dan Keeney

It has taken me more than four months to dig deep into my favorite gift from last Christmas, “The Promise: The Darkness On The Edge Of Town Story.” One of the many fantastic discoveries in the treasure trove is a DVD of a 1978 concert in Houston by Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band. I […]

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Groupon: Pay Us Money to Get Deals You Get in the Mail for Free!

Posted by Dan Keeney

First, I need to admit that I am a customer of Groupon. I have purchased some great meals. I have also used Living Social to pick up some bargains, including the photo shoot that resulted in that wonderful photo over there in the sidebar on the right from Payge Stevens Photography. Now that disclosure is […]

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As of this Monday…I Don’t Like Mondays

Posted by Dan Keeney

As the lyrics to the classic Boomtown Rats song make clear, Mondays can be a real downer. I’ve never really felt that way before — I’ve always enjoyed getting a jump on the week. But today comes word from the story, “Howard Stern’s new shorter work week is beginning,” in Radio-Info.com that Howard Stern, one […]

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My Brother the Life Saver

Posted by Dan Keeney

After listening to the recording of my brother, Brant Keeney, talking a distraught mother through the process of CPR to save her one-year-old baby’s life, I couldn’t be more proud. He is a great example of the men and women who have devoted their lives and careers to positively impacting their communities. We owe them […]

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Hyper Targeting through Facebook

Posted by Dan Keeney

I spent this afternoon learning about the concept of hyper targeting and getting acquainted with Facebook advertising. It is something I’ve been intending to experiment with for some time after hearing client Ed Schipul describe how it gives the user the ability to drill down into highly specific profiles. For instance, the Facebook advertising tool tells you […]

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An amazing show by Bruce Springsteen in Austin on April 5, 2009

Posted by Dan Keeney

Bruce Springsteen’s hand-written playlist from the Austin show is close, but not quite accurate because they took three requests from the crowd during the 3-hour show! What does Bruce Springsteen have to do with public relations? Absolutely nothing, except that being able to go to the occasional concert is one of the rewards for working […]

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Make plans to participate in Beer Wars Live on April 16th

Posted by Dan Keeney

Most who know me are aware that I’ve been a craft beer fan for longer than I care to admit. Sure, my friends and I began our beer drinking swilling bottles of Miller back in the late 70s. But shortly afterward, we looked for a better beer experience. Thankfully, we lived in Colorado, where we […]

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