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Links for Wedneday, November 14, 2007

  • Detroit Blog: Wrong Side of the Tracks – “Today, the neighborhood is post-apocalyptic, having passed through the worst standard stages of neighborhood decline: falling housing values, longtime residents moving to the suburbs, crumbling properties converted to rentals, a growth of criminal activity, abandonment by anyone who can afford to leave, and finally the disappearance of the houses themselves.
  • James Governor: Fireside Chats Suit Markets as Conversations – “Could it be that briefing without PowerPoint makes us more honest, as well as more engaging? Or perhaps its just that the execs I have recently met under the format are confident enough to be really frank. PowerPoint can be a crutch, so is it any wonder traditional outbound marketing is often limp?