The Truth About View From the Wing Revealed

There are a couple of ‘blog awards’ out there at present, this site is nominated in both of them, but I’m not pestering you for your vote.

Instead, I’m highly amused by the approaches others are taken. The Frequent Miler blog wrote an amusing piece on their supposed ‘campaign strategy’ for winning one of those. He’s doing opposition research on other bloggers and developing talking points, in case he has to go negative.

About this blog?

View from the Wing: Full time job, owner or partner in numerous businesses. writes 40 to 50 blog posts per day. Alien? Cyborg? Talking points: still researching (need to check that Cyborg angle)

Commenter Rob wrote,

View From The Wing is obviously an automated SEO-driven software agent set to draw advertising and referral revenue by posting highly precise content targeted at miles-addicted people at frequent intervals. (The giveaway is the name LEFF = Lure Every Frequent Flyer.) The surrogate appearing at frequent flyer events, embodying the software agent’s artificial intelligence, is akin to the one in the movie Her (substituting miles for flesh obvs.)

Lure Every Frequent Flyer.

Perhaps that’s it.


About Gary Leff

Gary Leff is one of the foremost experts in the field of miles, points, and frequent business travel - a topic he has covered since 2002. Co-founder of frequent flyer community InsideFlyer.com, emcee of the Freddie Awards, and named one of the "World's Top Travel Experts" by Conde' Nast Traveler (2010-Present) Gary has been a guest on most major news media, profiled in several top print publications, and published broadly on the topic of consumer loyalty. More About Gary »

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Comments

  1. Gary – You’re the best in the biz. One of the few, if not the only, that I rarely tire of reading. Keep up the great work.

  2. You and Lucky are both the best in the biz we are lucky to have you both on the same platform!

  3. Q1: It’s your birthday. Someone gives you a calfskin wallet. How do you react?
    Q2: You’ve got a little boy. He shows you his butterfly collection plus the killing jar. What do you do?
    Q3: You’re watching television. Suddenly you realize there’s a wasp crawling on your arm.
    Q4: You’re in a desert walking along in the sand when all of the sudden you look down, and you see a tortoise, crawling toward you. You reach down, you flip the tortoise over on its back. The tortoise lays on its back, its belly baking in the hot sun, beating its legs trying to turn itself over, but it can’t, not without your help. But you’re not helping. Why is that?
    Q5: Describe in single words, only the good things that come into your mind. About your mother.

  4. In your last name they have you all figured out Gary. In the words of Joe Pesci in My Cousin Vinny: The case cracker!

  5. I agree, Thanks, Gary Today I had an issue and looked at you and Cutie Mr. Lucky for advice. Found what I needed and Hubby got at MB AmEx Plat for his BDay

  6. Seriously Gary, do you ever sleep? No matter when I comment you are Johnny on the Spot. Greg might be on to something here.

  7. Having seen 3 GL’s at the last pork named event in the hills I know the facts – cloning is real and the cloning work was paid with MR points. Or UR points. Ah, it was some kind of cloned points to pay for clones 🙂 – maybe!

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