It’s Thursday, November 1, 2012. Welcome to #TheFeed!
Read of the Day #1: Mayans Protest ‘Twisting Of Truth’ Over 2012 Doomsday Predictions [via HuffingtonPost.com]
So…the end of the world isn’t coming? Fantastic. The best part of the story: the “doomsday” travel packages. Creepy marketing, but, if it IS the end, why not go out with a great vacation?
Read of the Day #2: Shoppers to Retailers: Focus on Cyber Monday [INFOGRAPHIC] [via Mashable]
Cyber Monday is becoming just as, if not more, important than Black Friday. Cyber Monday sales rose 22% from 2010 to 2011. A survey is showing that shoppers prefer online commerce to the brick-and-mortar experience.
Read of the Day #3: Social-TV Scorecard: See the Fall’s Most Buzzed-About Season Premieres [via AdAge]
Major item of note: People love discussing The Walking Dead online. A lot. And the gender split is shockingly even.
Conference of the Day: Solo PR Summit
If you are a solo PR practitioner (or interested in the career), this is THE event for you.
Spearheaded by the awesome Kellye Crane, the two-day event has an absolutely stacked line-up. Check it out.
Song of the Day: “The Man Who Sold The World” by Nirvana