A major client contracted us to organize a conference for 1,500 people. Part of the job involved building a website and a booking platform, but the client was adamant we use a particular third-party ticketing company that had never catered such a large, complex event before.
"Now, I know math is threatening; I can’t do the math behind wRC+, but I also can’t do the math necessary to create an internal combustion engine, and my car still starts in the morning.
The point is, the numbers worth looking at say Votto was something like the fifth-best run producer in the league last year.”
, in a fantastic piece about not hating Joey Votto and Joe Mauer.
Painted a dork today. She looks like Goldar.
Client: I want to rank #1 on Google for the keywords “divorce” and “divorce lawyer”. What’s that going to get me?
Me: Google predicts $10 a click. Your budget is $200 a month. We’re going to burn through that by noon today.
Client: That’s not going to work, I want to advertise all month!
Me: Then you’ll need to increase budget or decrease expectations.
Client: Don’t argue with me, son. I do divorce mitigation for a living.
How dare you think that I should think less of myself.
deathchrist2000 asked: Which internship opportunity at Marvel would be the best for aspiring writers?
i have no idea about internship opportunities at marvel at all. though if you want to be a writer i suppose my advice would be go write, go make a comic or fifty, instead of working in editorial or production. because all that could show ‘em is that, hey, Soandso was that nice kid, the intern, who showed up on time all summer. And not a thing about can you write and how do you write and do you have a voice or something to say.
just a guess though. i dunno, like i said.
seven years and three days ago, i spent christmas in an emergency room in florida. food poisoning. we went to make sure i’d be okay to fly and ended up there most of the day waiting out the real tragedies and injuries. my wife, her great aunt, and an endless loop on CNN about the death of James…