Beer Review: 5 Stones Sprung

This was a… unique… beer. I’ve never had anything by 5 Stones. Received this from a friend in Austin, and had it sitting in a 55 degree fridge on its side. So take that into consideration. I’m also drinking it poured into a Teku glass, if that matters. The beer in question is 5 Stones…

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Japanese Beer Time – Koshihikari Echigo

So those of you who know me know that, in addition to beer, I’m a fan of all things Japanese. Two years living there, a decade or so of studying the language, and a moderate appreciation of their beers. Although I’ve never had anything from Japan that isn’t a better-tasting version of roughly any American lager….

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Beer Wednesday: Widmer Brothers Upheaval IPA

Yes, I still have a blog, and I still enjoy beer. Thoroughly. For today’s post, I’m drinking my last Widmer Brothers Upheaval IPA, a fairly bold, quite bitter IPA from the coast I’m not living on (that’s the west one). I am a hop-head by nature, attracted to the bitter, and because of that I…

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Useful little script for UTM code tracking

OK digital marketers, here’s a little script you can use to easily append UTM codes for tracking to your URLs. You’ll note that this is in the form of a very simple webpage – you can copy-paste into your favorite HTML editor and get a page like this one I use. UPDATE: I’ve gone ahead…

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Cisco Brewers Summer of Lager – Beer Review

Back in April I tried my hand at a beer review. The beer was Blue Moon Agave Nectar Ale, the weather was crisp, and a young Ryan Braun was preparing for six months of whacking a spheroid with a club. Three months later, the Blue Moon review has grown stale, my work ethic has been…

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Why I Joined Stackdriver

Throughout my career, two things have become abundantly clear to me: one, I love learning new things and getting my hands all over the nitty-gritty marketing tasks; and two, nothing is more important than working with a tremendous team. Because of this, I’m thrilled to join Stackdriver as Demand Generation Manager. Here I can roll…

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Creating User Segments for Marketing Automation – 4 User Segment Examples

Transcript Hi, my name is Daniel Ruby and welcome to another Localytics Whiteboard Wednesday. Today we’re going to talk about a few examples of user segments within your app, how we can identify them, and a few ideas of what we can do to take advantage of the insights into their behavior that we have….

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Blue Moon Agave Nectar Ale – Beer Review

I love beer. It’s a wonderful invention, a social lubricant and generally something that tastes really, really good when done right. Starting today, I’m going to write reviews of beers I try or have tried. Getting right to it, today’s beer is Blue Moon’s seasonal Agave Nectar Ale. Generally speaking I’m a fan of Blue…

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