news from Google

Ken Chase math at sizone.org
Mon Dec 21 15:48:25 CST 2009


CSR isnt $0 ROI. Unless they're doing it wrong.

Which they aren't. You're not paid by them and you're arguing FOR them.

Well played, Google.

/kc


On Mon, Dec 21, 2009 at 04:28:10PM -0500, Patrick W. Gilmore's said:
  >On Dec 21, 2009, at 3:34 PM, Corey Travioli wrote:
  >
  >>> Another one from the "Evil Doer"
  >>> http://www.google.com/advertising/holiday2009/
  >>> Wish the guys from Redmond and others copy this action too ...
  >
  >> So what they are saying is because we as individuals are too cheep
  >> to give to charity they are giving in our stead to shame us.  Yup, that is
  >> evil.
  >
  >I know it's off-topic, but I'm impressed with the idea that a public corporation can spend 8 figures on something that has essentially $0 ROI and multiple people here can find bad things about it.
  >
  >I'm shocked someone didn't say "but that's only 0.0000$WHATEVER percent of their profit!".
  >
  >Google does many things which can be argued as evil, or not, but I would say this is very much not one of them.
  >
  >-- 
  >TTFN,
  >patrick
  >

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