Paste your Google Webmaster Tools verification code here
Loyalty Programs
post

I’ve been away from the keyboard for a while; it’s time to get back to this. I’ve had a lot of balls in the air, but I do enjoy writing.  I may be a bit rusty but hope you enjoy the … Read More

Traditional and New Media Comparison
post

I begin with a disclaimer.  This is an opinion piece, and in the spirit of full disclosure, I currently work in online marketing but most of my experience is in traditional media. If we frame this comparison in terms of the message … Read More

Starting a Business
post

Anyone can start a retail business.  Two words . . . Lemonade Stand!  Am I right?  All retail business is pretty simple, it’s exactly like your childhood project, just scaled up.  Open up for business with a popular product, in … Read More

David Beckham in action
David Beckham’s Favorite
post

I begin today by sharing a passage from David Beckham’s autobiography “Both Feet on the Ground.”  I first read this  book shortly after it was released.  I was taken by Beckham’s description of a particular goal and this passage has … Read More

Guy Kawasaki’s Intrinsic Giving
post

  I just finished reading Guy Kawasaki’s book “Enchantment, The Art of Changing Hearts, Minds and Actions.”  I my first encounter with Kawasaki was when I read “Ten Ways to use LinkedIn” on his blog How to Change the World.  … Read More

Disney Does it Well
post

Most people that go to a Disney theme park have a good, sometimes great story to tell.  In reading the book “Enchantment: The Art of Changing Hearts, Minds, and Actions” by Guy Kawasaki, I read a personal story in which the … Read More

Choosing a Business Name
post

Let’s go shopping at the “Wort & Must Co.”?  Can you imagine what you might find in this store?  If you are a beer or wine making enthusiast you might know that “wort” is the big pot of fermenting liquid in the initial stage of beer making and “must” is that infusion of … Read More

Aardvark
Business Name Mistake #2
post

In a previous post I gave my insight into a mistake business owners make when naming their business.  Today’s post looks at another mistake; choosing a business name which will be first in an alphabetical listing.  Think of a number between … Read More

Business Name Mistake #1
post

I started a post a while ago planning to discuss naming your business with a thought of making suggestions about things I think work well and some that just don’t.  That post is still in draft status but one thought … Read More

Pike Place Fish Market, Fresh Sea Food
Lessons from Pike Place Fish Market
post

The Pike Place Fish Market in Seattle, WA is famous for WOWing people.  This is the fish market that is famous for throwing fish.  It’s a little bit of theatre and a must do on most Seattle visitors’ itineraries.  This … Read More

1 2 3 4 5