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Start Your Campaign Strong

  Over the years I have received phone calls that start like this, “How fast can you…..?”  There was a dream that developed a solid idea. That idea became a daily thought process, that thought process presented an opportunity to

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Daily Acts of Kindness for YOUR Employees~Part One

I was pretty young when I started my first business. I had no clue about the importance and value of daily acts of kindness with my staff. I suppose I was not any younger than most entrepreneurs, and actually it

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The Pain of Amazon (Not Really)

Oh the pains of Amazon. I made a vow that as long as I had my own store I could never buy or subscribe to Amazon.  I felt that I had to shop local and support ALL local small mom

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Your Employer, Your Pastor, Your Lawyer & Your Mother are watching.

I will never forget the day I saw my 80 something year old mother update her Facebook. I asked her how she learned how to do that and what her interest in social platforms might be. I mean really you

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Be Who You are Online As You Are in Real Time

I have learned something about myself this past year.  It is actually kind of embarrassing. So much so, that to overcome I am going to write about it. I 100% stink at promoting my own brand. I actually have a

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Is Visual Branding the New Media?

I was once this 20 something year old attending the Seattle Art Institute. Studying Advertising & Graphic Design. All my classes, all my cutting and pasting, and all my ad designs came down to one single thing. “What message are

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Creative Sister

  Oh my goodness gracious me oh my it truly is creative. Much like with my own sisters.  There are four of us girls. The last of us girls just turned 50.  We grew up in a time when all

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Dear Americans, Do we want fast, cheap and easy?

On January 6, 2017 The Wall Street Journal reporters, By SUSAN PULLIAM, SARAH NASSAUER and RICHARD RUBIN “Retailers Risk Multibillion-Dollar Earnings Hit Under GOP Tax Plan” The article basically addresses, “A Republican proposal aimed at cutting tax rates and keeping jobs in the U.S.

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YOUR Business SPOTLIGHT

Long before there was Social Media, and the banter for business representations in the online space the UPS truck stopped at my office weekly.  Dropping off products that potential clients wanted me to test out. I would open the package,

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Customer Experiece Will Cost You

In order for  your business to thrive in today’s world of frenzy, you will have to reinvent your idea of what that customer experience really is.  If you want to go after that customer, guess what it WILL cost you.

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American Idol Has Not Failed

This is not a sponsored post. I am personally not on Idol’s payroll. This comes from a long time viewer of American Idol. American Idol announced on Monday May 11, 2015 that it would come back for just one more

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How are YOU Telling the Story of your Brand

How Are You Telling The Story of your Business or Brand? My career as a Business Consultant started in the backroom of my first retail location called Skip To My Room, a children’s fine furniture and accessory store. With scissors, glue,

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American Idol Thoughts as they Come #2

When you receive an invitation from Ryan Seacrest to attend a private American Idol event there is a barrage of emotions that collide in the moments of reading  that email.  I can’t say I jumped for joy or giggled uncontrollable.

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