The Justin Bieber Effect

My cell-phone service contract came due a few weeks ago, so I decided to upgrade my BlackBerry (RIMM) rather than replace it with a Droid phone. I thought it wouldn't cost more. I was wrong. I got three tickets to a Phillies game recently from a client and I went, thinking I was getting a free night of baseball. But I was wrong about that, too. I downloaded Justin Bieber's Favorite Girl from iTunes looking for some killer music for under a buck. And after listening to it a few times I wound up paying for the whole darn album. That kid's got some catchy tunes.

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