The other day, an organization here in town started selling candy bars to raise money to pay for coaches and supplies for a summer sports league. Late in the summer, they have a home meet where hundreds of families come to town to compete – where they stay for the better part of 3 days […]
Sorry folks, been inundated with business this month and unfortunately, the blog has suffered as a result. I’m back in the saddle, so lets get back at helping Hamilton get it together before opening day. Not long ago, I added a step or 2 to the Hamilton retailers vs Walmart preparation effort. Lets get this […]
Every February, an old friend comes to mind. Before I get ahead of myself, lets go back in time a bit. When my wife was carrying our 2nd boy, back in Feb 1992, we went on a cruise along the Mexican Riviera (the same cities that “The Love Boat” went to). If you havent been […]
3 weeks left…and I’ll bet some of you are thinking “Valentine’s Day has nothing to do with my business”. So what? Who says the jewelry stores and florists get to have all the fun??? Here are some examples of thinking that results in a strategic marketing use of Valentine’s Day. If you are an attorney, […]
I know, I know. Your business has nothing to do with football. Who cares. Take advantage of the buzz. If you are inventive enough, you can get some free PR out of the deal. Be innovative. If you own a coffee shop, why not get some Bears and Colts stickers and put up a board […]
I wonder how many of you have the proper tools and expertise to install a free-standing wood or gas stove, or a gas range/oven for the kitchen? Despite the ever-increasing demands on people’s time, I STILL come across vendors who just don’t get the full-service concept and why it makes them more money than the […]
No, Im not kidding. Note that I really dont have any strong feelings about Mr Rehberg one way or the other. These guys could use a serious lesson in communications, or marketing or customer relationship management, however. Its no wonder we’re all so grumpy with DC out here in tv land. They act as if […]
…but you cant take the trailer park out of the company..