#375: Better to be Lucky Than Good


Today we catch up with Charles and talk about the results of his recent advertising campaign. We talk about how it was organized, the results, and how the results of this advertising campaign compare to his campaign from this Spring. We also discuss the fine line you have to walk when advertising in the midst of a global pandemic.

Release Notes Happy Hour – FemtoConf Edition

We have teamed up with our good friends at FemtoConf to host the next in our series of Release Notes Happy Hour this Thursday, July 23, 2020 at 18:00 CEST. (That’s 17:00 in London, Noon in New York, and 9:00 AM in Los Angeles.) As in the past, this will be a Zoom call and everyone will be divided into smaller groups in order to facilitate conversation. There‚Äôs no cost, but you do need to register so that we can send you the information you need to connect to the call. Get all the details and sign up on our website at releasenotes.tv/happyhour.

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