Posted April 2, 2008 10:39 am by with 13 comments

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It’s birthday cake time at Marketing Pilgrim! No, the blog itself is not celebrating its birthday, but today is the birthday of our own Jordan McCollum! OK, OK, it’s my birthday too!

It’s not a requirement that, in order to work here, your birthday has to be on April 2nd, but it might help. 😉

For those of you not celebrating a birthday today, you can still partake of these news Picks:

  • The UK’s Times reports on a forecast predicting internet piracy will take food off the table of authors. As an author, I disagree. It’s the very small royalties payments that will take food off our table. 😉
  • TechCrunch…blah, blah….rumor…blah, blah, blah…multiple sources…blah, blah…Google buying or partnering with Skype? Could be interesting, if true.
  • Another rumor lacking substance. Valleywag is reporting Google will lay off 15% of newly-acquired DoubleClick’s workforce.
  • USA Today wants to help you figure out if it is time to buy GOOG or sell it.
  • ChannelAdvisor helps companies do business on eBay–they’re also located here in North Carolina. It has announced the addition of 170 new clients. If it ever goes public, I’m buying some shares–it’s a hot company!
  • happy birthday!

  • Happy Birthday Jordan!

  • Happy birthday Pilgrims! You almost had Mozilla to add to the list of birthday celebrations today. Here’s the Wikipedia page about April 2nd.

  • Happy Birthday Andy and Jordan! Celebrate all day and all week long! 🙂

  • Happy Happy Birthday from Social Media Mom!

  • Happy Birthday to you too Andy! (sorry, misread the post). Hope you guys get a big office cake!

  • Thanks for all of your birthday wishes.

  • Joan

    Happy Birthday 🙂 It’s my birthday too!! April 2nd rules!

  • Jordan McCollum

    Thanks guys! Happy birthday Andy (and Joan)!

  • Birthday wishes to all!

  • Happy Birthday, Andy! For some reason I had your date wrong… I had the 3rd in my calendar. As usual, I’m a day late!

  • Thank. Happy Birthday. I had Birthday 3 days ago:)

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