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42! Franny Getting Closer To 50-State Dream
February 12, 2014


Fast Horse travel hound Dave Fransen has been stuck at 41 in his quest to step foot in all 50 states. But that’s about to change.

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Ron Burgundy: Not A Bad Choice
December 12, 2013


There’s no such thing as too much Anchorman. Even though Ron Burgundy is showing up everywhere in advance of the ‘Anchorman’ sequel, the movie’s marketers missed a few cross-promo ideas.

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Revisiting The Friendly Neighborhood Social Network
November 8, 2013


Even Mr. Rogers might approve of this Facebook knock-off. Nextdoor functions like a cross between Facebook, LinkedIn and Craigslist. Surprisingly, people are using it.

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Lordy Lordy
October 14, 2013


Dave Fransen just turned 40. Now officially ‘over the hill,’ Dave looks back at his birth year of 1973. Sadly, the year 1973 didn’t amount to much.

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Flying High?
September 19, 2013


Dave has endured some really unforgettable flying experiences. They seemed terrible at the time, but have slowly become fun stories in the years since. Time heals all wounds, right?

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Do You Feel Compelled To Buy Your Clients’ Products?
August 21, 2013


An informal survey explores whether agency siders faithfully buy their clients’ products and services — and whether they feel compelled to do so.

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Big Stone Should Be A Big Hit
July 23, 2013


During his annual trip to Ortonville, Franny ponders how Minnesotans’ fascination with ‘Up North’ leaves small towns ‘Out West’ in the dust.

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Mug Marketing
May 21, 2013


Your face says a lot about you. With advances in technology, your face may soon say everything about you to marketers.

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Doing Disney In The Electronic Age
April 24, 2013


Franny returns to Disney World for the first time in a decade. It’s interesting to see how technology and marketing have evolved the experience.

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Nailing It With Guy’s Version Of Pinterest
March 28, 2013


New site Manterest puts a simple twist on Pinterest, making it OK for dudes to get in on the pinning craze.

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