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How To Share Without Gimmicks (Part 1)

How many times do you see a “Sponsored Ad” that had a catching tagline and promised something that turned out not be what was expected? Gimmicky ads are often filled with empty promises and a bait & switch or the,

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Posted in Art

Crazy, Fun & Exciting

It’s, “Crazy, Fun, & Exciting” to think about how I set out to become my own client. I turned a brand & marketing website into an art gallery. It was not easy, but this place is starting to look like

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What’s Next?

Do you find yourself asking the question of what’s next? I sure have. Businesses change, business drops off, some new business added and some prospects on the horizon. All very good and normal things in working as a consultant however…

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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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When Tacos Meet Ortega

Sometimes I run across a brand and go chatty crazy over it. I also have the honest thought that if I write about it, they may just send me a case of this yummy goodness. After all, why not? Imagine

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Posted in Food Critic

“Washington Federal-Invested Here”

Washington Federal, you may have invested in the right “here”.  Does all this stuff matter to a potential client? Look at this picture. Washington Federal went all out. They delivered coffee cups, tape measure, a mini canister of breath mints,

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Posted in Business Spotlight

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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Taking Your Offline Business Online

Social Media is changing how I work and talk about the businesses I work with, both online and offline. It’s been a bit of a mystery for me to think and work differently. How is this space different? For the

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Posted in Business Spotlight, Sales & Marketing
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