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Wednesday, 23 September 2009

Fondly dedicated to the relief of hairy marketers

We have a certain fondness for Ricky Gervais here, as his producer operates above us in darkest Newman Street, W. 1.

So have you noticed that ever since he made The Office wearing a ludicrous goatee lots of people, instead of drawing the sensible conclusion, have started sporting these silly examples of facial topiary?

For instance I just got yet another e-mail from some genius who promises to make me richer than Croesus practically overnight through the miracle of e-mail marketing - and, yes, he was wearing a goatee.

So Crispin, one of my colleagues, helpfully drew my attention to The Goatee Saver, illustrated above. Wonderful, isn't it?

Incidentally, if you suspect that goatees are suspect, and it may take a little longer to get rich here's an idea. Why not join me for a day or two at our Eadim event in a couple of weeks? We've reluctantly decided to offer it by the day, because most people can't afford the full week out of the office.
Go and have a look now and let me know what you think. You can see the EADIM site here, but details on each individual day are here.

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