Category Archive: Uncategorized

Aug
16

Visiting Biz NESS* TODAY – Nutmeg Designs

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NUTMEG DESIGNS Several weeks ago, Ranae Gable of In Touch Marketing Concepts, Ltd. and I decided to start a practice of visiting one local business of interest to explore to character and needs of smaller entrepreneurial firms, to test the needs of marketing and advertising in the current economical climate. This exploration is gut-level and more »

Aug
10

Quid Pro Nothing

from Mike Walsh

So often youngsters in any business find this sort of offer intriguing. But the bottom line is that FREE is still FREE, and the return is generally nada. If you are tempted, ask for the name of the previous person who took the offer….if they are still in business. I think this post speaks volumes more »

Aug
07

Art From the Heart

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Artwork • • • • Art Work • • • • ART work  • • • • ART  • • • • WORK Talent may be inborn. Talent may be trained. It may be accidental, unintentional or untapped. Once unleashed……….. The execution of that talent for the pleasure of others, or for commercial exposure, or a a career more »

Aug
04

Chuck Lorre Productions Vanity Cards

If anyone has watched Two and a Half Men, or Big Bang Theory, the end of the reel has a pop-up Vanity Card with comments by the series producer, Chuck Lorre.  The cards flash by with such speed that if you are not watching closely you will not catch the # as it flies by. more »

Aug
03

He knew what he was talking about

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  This image just came across my desk and I had to share it. Everyone has heard about drawing outside of the box, but I think this says it better. This man knew exactly what he was about. What do you think?

Jul
15

SHE SPEED

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I just caught a flicker on Yahoo about a fabulous car museum in the Philadelphia area. And yes, if you are a car person you should go and see it. I’ve had the immense pleasure of seeing many of these beautiful machines up close and working. But why, why, why do people and the interviewer more »

Jun
16

MY KINGDOM FOR A COMMA

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No matter how many times you read over copy, there are just some days when even the shortest phrase gets tricky. But is this on purpose for the viral publicity? YOU decide. When you stop giggling.

Jun
01

WORKING FOR CREDIT – or better….FREE

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I love this video because it highlights the bane of many creative artists’ existence. The creative community in my experience is one of the most generous as a group, offering ideas, art, execution and participation, blood, sweat and tears to so many worthwhile efforts. However, why is it that once exposed as a “giver” do more »

May
29

ATTITUDE ~ It Counts, Sometimes a Whole Lot

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Attitude is priceless when you have the right amount of it at the correct time. * * “All right, they’re on our left, they’re on our right, they’re in front of us, they’re behind us. They can’t get away this time.” * * * Lewis had spin well before “spin” was a common skill.   more »

May
22

TYPO~PHOBIA

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Everyone in the ad business lives in ultimate fear of the one typo that will sink the ship. And almost every piece of literature printed has a typo, you just hope that it will be of low impact and overlooked by the majority of readers. So why did they let it off of the printers more »

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