Tonight's blog is literally derived from me getting pulled away on an emergency and having my usual schedule thrown asunder. It was this that got me thinking about time and the importance of it - in life and in business. Like the featured image for this blog says Time is more valuable than money because … Continue reading No Time like the Present….
On Monday I blogged about the latest Facebook data breach and how that affects the entire marketing industry and how we interact with our customers and prospects. I was greeted by yet another story about a data breach today. This one involving Google and it's decision to shut down it's G+ product. As I read … Continue reading Google Data Breach – Corporate Responsibility Ignored….
As I was driving home from work today, the song "Running Down a Dream" by Tom Petty was on the radio. It struck me as being particularly apropos for this Monday October 8th. As the lyrics go, running down a dream, that never would come to me, working on a mystery, going wherever it leads, … Continue reading Running down a dream….
It's another hump day and we're halfway through the week. Yay!!!! Bill Gates, a true inspiration to any individual starting a business, once said " Software is a great combination of artistry and engineering." Another great quote on compatibility come from Fran Drescher, she of the "The Nanny" fame and her unique voice, who said … Continue reading The Importance of Compatibility in Business
Happy Monday, my friends!!! The big news over the weekend was that on Friday Facebook announced another data breach - this time affecting over 50 Million users. An unknown hacker, using a combination of 3 bugs was able to exploit a feature in Facebook's code for user accounts and gained access to sensitive account information, … Continue reading Another Facebook Data Breach….
It's Hump Day again - hope you all are having a great week. I know that some of my "insights" are not really new ideas, but I try to bring a fresh perspective and find pop culture or historical events that really make these marketing concepts come to life. Like Petey Greene said "I'll tell … Continue reading Kennedy-Nixon Debate – A Lesson in Marketing Perspective
I'm a little late in getting to writing my post tonight. It's been a rainy, rainy day here in CT and traffic was terrific!!! I kid you not, I saw the below driving home tonight. Tonight's topic was a struggle to come up with, as I was fresh out of ideas. Then it hit me … Continue reading The Rocky but Rewarding Path of Entrepreneurship
It's a new week and September is almost over!!! This year is truly flying by, but the fall weather is here and that is a blessing. It's been a really productive and educational month for Bedford Street Marketing, LLC. After taking a few months off from posting to social media, I started in earnest the … Continue reading The Quest for Social Media Followers
Tonight's blog is going to be a spicy one. I'm talking about taboo marketing verticals that for years marketing and data providers have not touched or even allowed their data to be used in promotional efforts. The two I refer to are Sports Gambling and Hemp <cue the dramatic music>. I'm sure wherever Bill O'Reilly … Continue reading Taboo Topics become Marketing Opportunities in 2018
It's Wednesday - Happy Hump Day!!! This blog was originally intended as a way to share Marketing Insights, but as with all things it has morphed into a forum for Marketing Insights mixed with my own journey as an entrepreneur. The topic that hit me today for my blog post was Networking in the Digital … Continue reading Networking in the Digital Age