Monthly Archives: June 2010

It took Sue only 10 minutes to create raving fans

Last week in Maui we planned to go snorkling in the perfect Hawaiian waters and not having any snorkle shops in mind, happened upon Snorkel Bob’s in a nondescript strip mall in Kihei. Nothing fancy whatsoever. Sue, wrapping up with

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It took Sue only 10 minutes to create raving fans

Last week in Maui we planned to go snorkling in the perfect Hawaiian waters and not having any snorkle shops in mind, happened upon Snorkel Bob’s in a nondescript strip mall in Kihei. Nothing fancy whatsoever. Sue, wrapping up with

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Five for Friday, June 18

How your insurance rates are influenced by your Tweets – Jeremiah Owyang wrote  a salient post on how insurance companies are mining social data to set insurance rates. He talks about how this isn’t much different than using your credit

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Five for Friday, June 18

How your insurance rates are influenced by your Tweets – Jeremiah Owyang wrote  a salient post on how insurance companies are mining social data to set insurance rates. He talks about how this isn’t much different than using your credit

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The hard work of shipping and making maps

This isn’t about shipping that package cross country. It’s about making a difference in your job. In your life. And the lives of your customers, prospects and others around you. It’s what Seth Godin so eloquently writes about being the

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The hard work of shipping and making maps

This isn’t about shipping that package cross country. It’s about making a difference in your job. In your life. And the lives of your customers, prospects and others around you. It’s what Seth Godin so eloquently writes about being the

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The Friday Five – June 11, 2010

Group Buying – only for big businesses? I first learned of Groupon, the rapidly growing group-buying company based in Chicago in a recent Inc. magazine feature. This is a rapidly growing trend that offers businesses the opportunity to generate a

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The Friday Five – June 11, 2010

Group Buying – only for big businesses? I first learned of Groupon, the rapidly growing group-buying company based in Chicago in a recent Inc. magazine feature. This is a rapidly growing trend that offers businesses the opportunity to generate a

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Why you can’t effectively manage a brand by a spreadsheet

Spreadsheets may be the greatest tool since sliced bread for the finance wizards, but sometimes they’re totally useless. What looks black and white on a spreadsheet – achieving the economies of scale so often touted in mergers and acquisitions by

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Why you can’t effectively manage a brand by a spreadsheet

Spreadsheets may be the greatest tool since sliced bread for the finance wizards, but sometimes they’re totally useless. What looks black and white on a spreadsheet – achieving the economies of scale so often touted in mergers and acquisitions by

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On Great Products and Bad Customer Service

The much anticipated announcement of iPhone 4 has left most everyone with shiny object syndrome. Our copywriter, Jason, asked “is  it possible to have a crush on a device?” That’s the magic of Apple and why their market cap has

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On Great Products and Bad Customer Service

The much anticipated announcement of iPhone 4 has left most everyone with shiny object syndrome. Our copywriter, Jason, asked “is  it possible to have a crush on a device?” That’s the magic of Apple and why their market cap has

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The Friday Five – June 4, 2010

Happy Friday! The deluge of rain here in Portland continues – we’re all looking forward to potentially drier weather next week. Here are my top picks for this week. Top of mind continues to be the tragedy in the gulf.

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The Friday Five – June 4, 2010

Happy Friday! The deluge of rain here in Portland continues – we’re all looking forward to potentially drier weather next week. Here are my top picks for this week. Top of mind continues to be the tragedy in the gulf.

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If I were BP, what would I do now?

There’s no disputing the Gulf Oil Spill is a disaster of epic proportions. From the initial lives lost in the explosion to the major disruptions of livelihoods and communities around the gulf. Let’s also not discount the untold environmental destruction

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If I were BP, what would I do now?

There’s no disputing the Gulf Oil Spill is a disaster of epic proportions. From the initial lives lost in the explosion to the major disruptions of livelihoods and communities around the gulf. Let’s also not discount the untold environmental destruction

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