Bloggers: Learn from Me

How does the saying go? Screw me over once, shame on you. Screw me over twice shame on me? This year, this tiny little calendar year of just 90 or so days has seen me screwed over twice already. On two separate¬†occasions¬†I’ve entered into work agreements with large brands who have agreed to a predetermined amount of money. One brand had four figures on the table, another had five. Both brands had pre-production meetings with me, both brands asked me to mark off days in my calendar, both brands had …

WalMart, Dildos and Booze.

I’m putting advertising back on the blog. I’m not sure how long it will last. As I recall my last ad network experience was way more trouble than it was worth. I’ve had nothing but conference calls with networks today (no Federated didn’t call to insult me again) and they couldn’t be nicer. All of them. The problem is that I’m very tired from my weekend and I’m a little anxious about my husband’s pending surgery. I realized after the very last phone call that I really need to not …

Federated Media Business Practices

I see that many of you are enjoying the post wherein I “out” JackMayhoffer as being a Federated Media Employee. Although I do appreciate that an SVP from Federated Media took the time to apologize on my blog, I do feel a need to let y’all know that this does not appear to be aberrant behavior. At this point it’s important that everyone understand something. My original post, wherein I was trolled by a Federated Media employee did not name Federated Media. That post was about a phone call that …

This Is Federated Media

Please see this comment that I didn’t recently decided to approve from IP address 38.99.18.254 (click the picture to enlarge) If you cannot read the words, it says, “Jessica, Your post shows that you have very little understanding of the advertising business. And yes, you have very little traffic to be attractive to an advertiser on your own. why are you so angry anyway?” Now take a look at who owns that IP address Thanks Federated Media for your awesomeness. Usually I have to work really hard to prove that …