Monthly Archives: November 2013

Comment on: Being Too Cute!

Lewis R. Elin commented: It’s intellectual arrogance. Too many intelligent, but arrogant snobs think they’re above doing what is simple and has worked before. They feel that they have to blaze new trails of camouflaging sales messages. Sales? How gross. … Continue reading

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New Discussion: Marketing Our Commitment!

Those of us in the marketing and advertising professions understand that the work we do is for our client’s benefit. However, as I talk with more and more prospective clients I continue to encounter the same message. The message is … Continue reading

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Comment on: Three Primary Habits: FUE!

Bill Fotsch commented: Bob’s emphasis on Focus, Urgency and Execution make a great deal of sense, not only for the small business owner, but also for the employees of his company. This is precisely what the application of Open Book … Continue reading

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New Discussion: Marketing Greeting Cards That Grow Into Wildflowers!

This just in from DesignTaxi… The folks of Netherlands-based Niko Niko—that previously brought us “confetti that grows into flowers” ( http://designtaxi.com/news/357219/Confetti-That-Grows-Into-Flowers-After-Being-Thrown/ )—have created another eco-friendly product that makes for a great way to wish your loved ones this holiday season. Its … Continue reading

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New Discussion: Three Primary Habits: FUE!

I received this from Wright Learning and thought that I would pass it on. “The 3 primary habits any small business should adopt if they are serious about success. Focus: Every small business owner and employee wears multiple hats. The … Continue reading

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Comment on: Another Great Apple Ad!

Ted Bondhus commented: It’s a nice commercial and creative in it’s execution, but the commercial goes on and on about the thickness and they only shaved 1.3mm from the thickness. The first gen iPad Mini and the iPad Mini Retina … Continue reading

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Comment on: Camouflage and Distraction!

Mike Willett commented: Again, you are on the money! Having owned a studio specializing in advertising photography in Chicago for almost 40 years, though this does not sound like much of a problem, it’s huge. Clients now think they know … Continue reading

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