In a frantic and new age attempt to improve its brand reputation after the Gulf oil spill, BP has invested in a huge Pay-Per-Click (PPC) campaign by bidding on keywords in Google, Yahoo and Bing to hopefully filter search engines users to the press section of their website as opposed to other sites on the net. Hot keywords such as “oil spill” and “Gulf oil spill” are among the many queries BP is bidding on.
The catastrophic blowout that took place on the Deepwater Horizon oil rig on April, 20 has caused a massive amount of damage to wildlife and businesses in the region, which angers me and has inspired me to write this article. Though I’m in Los Angeles, California I feel I must help in some way. But how?
Yesterday I had a blast at Ryan Sheckler’s ‘Skate for a Cause’ charity event, which was created to benefit the Make-A-Wish Foundation. The atmosphere at the event was overwhelmingly positive and, all in all, I really respect what Ryan Sheckler and the other skaters did. Stepping up to the plate (or shall I say rail) to make a difference for mankind is quite commendable and I thank you.
Now that I have finished school, am grown, and have created a successful company that’s known throughout the world, I feel compelled to provide my opinion on the Silly Bandz ban that is being adopted by schools around the country. Children have rights too, and I feel banning a silly little bracelet is the worst thing educational institutions can do. As a child I could not speak up, but now I can.
Today a very interesting thing happened: Someone did a real number on Twitter and millions of Tweets/followers disappeared. There have been rumors as to who is behind the issue, and celebrities have posted jokes about such, though I’m sure we will never know.
Truly being great is the goal of many, but an achievement of few. Accomplishing one’s goals and discovering oneself can be a rocky road, though Barbara Corcoran found her niche and catapulted herself to success from that point forward. After speeding through over 20 jobs by the time she was 23, she transformed a $1,000 loan into a $5 billion real estate empire: The Corcoran Group.