My own Macworld 2009 predictions (updated)

Hey, you don’t have to be a paid pundit to play the Apple prediction game — anyone can play. Here are my own predictions for this year’s Macworld, as I tweeted them a few hours before the keynote. Please note that, unless specifically called out in the prediction, I am not predicting any ship dates…

The New New Advertising

If you want to get your product noticed going forward, you may just have to do something bold, original and — surprise! — long-form. No 30-second TV ads here. The gift is predictable. Even mundane. But the delivery of the message is innovative, entertaining and hilarious. Small version Large version Going viral is hard. But…

PBS Pledge, Simpsons-style

Our station in Anchorage is currently in the traditional December PBS pledge drive and now that I’ve seen the Simpsons clip below, we’re looking to hire actress Betty White to help us on the air. And we want some of those umbrellas, too. [flashvideo filename=video/simpsons-pbs-pledge.flv /] Celebrity “cameos” include… Betty White (yes, it’s her) Fred…