Happy first day of Spring 2019!!! Spring is universally seen as a time of rebirth, renewal and regrowth... a time when the cold of Winter is behind us and warmer days are to come. Another interesting fact about March 20th is that in 1852 Harriet Beecher Stowe's novel, Uncle Tom's Cabin, was first published and … Continue reading Spring into action… and new ideas
As we get to the middle of November, it's the perfect time to do a marketing evaluation. 11 months are in the book and you've got the results from multiple campaigns. It's also the time to decide if the partners you are working with are meeting expectations and to decide if you want to vet … Continue reading November – a Time for reflection
Happy Halloween!!! Hard to believe it's already November tomorrow. In many ways, the holiday season starts on November 1st. Thanksgiving will be here before we know it and Christmas/Hanukkah right after that. It's the perfect time to start reflecting on 2018 and thinking about what your goals for 2019 will be - in life and … Continue reading The start of the Holiday Season…time for reflection
Happy Friday!!!! The weekend is here and I hope you all have fantastic plans. Today I was pondering if technology has made marketing easier or if in fact, made it more difficult. In some respects, easier because of the sheer number of platforms available to engage customers and prospects - social media, digital ads, email, … Continue reading Technology – has it made Marketing easier or more difficult?
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….
Ralph Waldo Emerson, the brilliant philosopher, is responsible for many inspirational quotes. The one that best summarizes tonight's blog is "Life is a journey, not a destination." Starting and building a business is much like life - a never ending journey of learning and growing, not a destination for material success or fame. With that … Continue reading Entrepreneurship is a journey… not a destination
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….