Yesterday afternoon, I went out to check the mail and was greeted by some junk mail from AT&T. Usually, I just take junk mail and enjoy some high-tech stress relief. However, for some reason, I actually looked at who the letter was addressed to: Valued Customer. This got me thinking about junk mail and marketing and how you can potentially turn anonymous people into customers. I don’t think that AT&T really went about things the right way. If the company who is sending me the materials pays money to buy a list with my address on it, I think that they should spend the time or pay...Read More
This week, Marquette rolled out our new email server, which is based upon the Microsoft exchange server. It’s now time to figure out whether an exchange server can handle the amount of email that about 10,000 students will throw at it. Plus, on top of the email volume, I’m taking bets as to how long the system will be up before it is infected with a virus. Winner takes home an honorable mention on the main page!
In other notes, Mike and I have decided to start using the forums, even though no one else seems to be. I would encourage you to post whatever you feel in the forums, or join in our current conversations. It’s always nice to have people doing stuff on the site.