Category Archives: Marketing/Social Media

Are You Working for Free

A hula hoop artist (I’ll wait) A hula hoop artist named Revolva (ok, I’ll wait again) A hula hoop artist named Revolva recently wrote an open letter to Oprah. Oprah’s people asked Revolva if she would like to perform as … Continue reading

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A Possibly Depressing Fable (Starring Seth Meyers)

Later this month Seth Meyers will take over as host for NBC’s late night talk show. Here is my claim to non-fame, I once led a committee that decided not to hire Seth Meyers for a job … as a … Continue reading

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This Week in Marta

I’ve spent the past few weeks feeling like I’m stuck in meetings and working very hard but not getting anything billable done. But, this week the meetings started to slow down and I actually started to get some work done. … Continue reading

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I Met the Angry White Guy

The “Angry White Guy” is a stock figure in feminist writing. This is a man who rails at the world for changing and taking away his privilege and blames it all on women and minorities. Last month I “met” AWG … Continue reading

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Girls at Play

Our former childcare provider had three kids, two girls and a boy. By the time my kids were at her in-home daycare the youngest of her kids was in high school. When my son went through a car-obsessed phase her … Continue reading

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My Facebook Fast

I have a lifelong habit of narrating events in my head as they are actually happening to me. Sometimes this has been a great thing. I’ve gotten through a lot of boring and horrible events by simply pretending that it … Continue reading

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Marissa Mayer, This Time it Is Personal

When the then pregnant Marissa Mayer became CEO of Yahoo I did not rejoice. I wasn’t happy or unhappy for her, I don’t know her. Given the huge differences between her career and mine, I didn’t really see how her … Continue reading

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