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Targeted marketing – good or bad?

May 13, 2015

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Targeted marketing is a process of identifying potential customers and promoting products and services via mediums that are most likely to reach those customers. Targeting is a marketing buzzword. I dislike buzzwords, heck I even dislike the word “buzzword.”When I did a search for images of “targeted marketing,” all the images showed a dart pointed […]

Reflections on the workplace today

April 29, 2015

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I attended one of my fun marketing seminars the other day. It was held in an office near the North End of Boston. It’s a cool place. As I was sitting in the conference room, I watched as the employees came into work. This is what I saw: Well maybe the employees weren’t quite this […]

One space or two?

April 22, 2015

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I don’t know if you’ve been keeping up to date on the latest controversy. No, it’s not about the Boston Marathon Bombings or Obamacare or Hillary Clinton, it’s about whether or not you should have one space or two spaces after the end of sentence. Okay, so maybe I spend a little too much time […]

Scary marketing

March 25, 2015

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I was going to do a blog post about, “Where’s Waldo?” but that will have to wait. I have to get something off my chest. Here’s an email that I just got: **************************************** Hi Nancy, I hope all is well! My name is Yutaka Yamamoto and I’m with Oracle’s Business Intelligence and Analytics team, as […]

Now THAT’S great marketing

February 18, 2015

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As we are having our 4th big snowstorm in two weeks, I am really, really enjoying my Jessica Smith workouts.  Jessica lives and films her workouts in Florida.  It is so nice to see palm trees, pretty water views, boats and pelicans.  I can pretend that I am somewhere warm.  Maybe I should write a […]

Just be nice

February 11, 2015

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As I have had to navigate the health care maze for my elderly mother, I can feel my blood pressure going up. There is so much waste and stupidity, yes stupidity in our system! Mom fell and has a very big and nasty gash on her leg. She spent several days in the hospital to […]

Afraid to be alone

January 7, 2015

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I sit here on a grey, rainy Christmas Eve afternoon, listening to some beautiful classical Christmas music on the Pandora channel. My favorite hymn is “Oh Holy Night.” I get goosebumps whenever I hear this song. I am listening to Christmas music while typing on the computer. This can be fine, but it got me […]

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