Entries from March 2010

Monday, March 22nd, 2010

Galitzianer Trash

I’m a Litvack. It says so on my birth certificate and my driver’s license. If I lived in California, it would say so on my medical marijuana certificate. I’ve always been proud of my last name. It’s unique, easy to say, and easier to mumble. Best of all, it spawned off a catchy nickname that [...]

Sunday, March 14th, 2010

Enter The Madness: L-Hoops Invitational = Tourney Pool

In a shocker to nobody, I’m running a March Madness pool for the 22nd year in a row. I’ve gone from multiple highlighters, a calculator and photocopies in my formative youth, to an obscure bracket software program that still boggles Bwetty’s mind, to clicking one button on Cbssports.com Bracket Manager tool. Yes, machines are taking [...]

Tuesday, March 9th, 2010

Littyhoops Podcasts

Lately, I’ve had an itch to start a podcast. The idea would be to record conversations with interesting people about interesting things and post them on this blog. I’m a sucker for a good conversation and I wish I would have more of them. Perhaps my motto of “small talk is for midgets” hinders the [...]

Thursday, March 4th, 2010

The Local Digital Marketing Conundrum/Opportunity

One of the most interesting business opportunities on the L-Hoops radar is the ability for small businesses to leverage digital to locally market to their customers. Put more plainly, how can the pizza place, neighborhood bar, barber shop, arcade, bowling alley or Japanese massage parlor use the web as a marketing tool to drive new [...]