Sunday, March 25, 2007

Week 9 Blog Assignment Due 3/30/07

OK everyone, this is it.......your last blog assignment. Please remember it is due at the beginning of the hour on Friday....some of you really need the points!!

Have a great week everyone. I've really enjoyed this term and I hope you have too!!


Please read the above article on the future of advertising. Of course you must write a brief summary and tell me if you think the items mentioned in the article could happen. Then tell me two things you think will happen in the future as relates to adveritising.


Please read the above blog entry of a blog I've really enjoyed reading as of late. In this entry, John Hagel talks about marketing in the future. Summarize the article and tell me two ideas he has that you think are the most realistic. Don't forget to tell me why you think so!!


Please read the above article on teen entrepreneurial ideas. Summarize the article and tell me two ideas you think would work best and why. Also, tell me what you could do to be entrepreneurial as a teen. Maybe some of you are already doing something!!

Sunday, March 18, 2007

Week 8 Blog Assignment DUE 3/23/07

Your assignment this week is to find a podcast that discusses a topic that relates to your class. For those of you who don't know, a podcast is an audio discussion, lecture, speech, talk, interview, that is posted on the web for all to listen to. You are to search and find either an audio or video podcast. It should be at least five minutes long. Listen to the podcast and write a summary about it....make sure to tell me what you learned. Also, provide a link to the podcast. For extra credit you can download a podcast to your ipod or MP3 player. Share it with me and if I use it for class, you will get extra bonus points. I look forward to listening to all the great stuff I'm sure you will find!!

Some areas to search are:

Thursday, March 15, 2007

Happy Friday

I hope this makes you laugh as much as it did me!!

Sunday, March 11, 2007

Week 7 Blog Assignment DUE 3/16/07

Are you a "sheepwalker" ? (no that's not a typo)

Please read the following article on Sheepwalking....

Please write a summary of the article and answer the following questions. This is more of a philosophical assignment than it is about business and marketing. However, concepts from the article can be applied to life and the business world.

  • Do you believe in the concept of "sheepwalking"? why/why not
  • Is the concept of "sheepwalking" applicable at WHS? why/why not and give examples
  • What can schools do to avoid the pitfalls of "sheepwalking"
  • Have you seen "sheepwalking" in action? give an example
  • Are you a "sheepwalker"? why/why not
  • What can you do to avoid becoming a "sheepwalker"

Only two more blog assignments to go!!!

Sunday, March 4, 2007

Week 6 Blog Assignment DUE 3/9/07

The Jones Soda Phenomenon

Read the fabulous article about Jones Soda and its creators by clicking on the above link. Write a 1/2 page summary/interesting points about the article. Then write down three interesting pieces of information about Jones Soda company that directly pertain to your particular class. Either Advertising, Marketing, or Entrepreneur. You may want to google Jones Soda for further information. Find out what makes this company unique for business, what it cares about, and how it created a niche for itself. Have Fun!!