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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 […]

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 […]

How to watch the Super Bowl (like a girl)

February 4, 2015

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Blah, blah, blah. I hate football. There is just something very weird about 300 pound men jumping on top of each other. And for this they get paid millions of dollars a year! I just don’t get it. Yes, the Patriots won the Super Bowl. Yes, it was a cliff hanger of a game. Yes, […]

Nancy vs. Smartphone – Round 1

December 10, 2014

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Round 1 of Nancy vs. Smartphone has ended. It’s a tie. Here’s the story. 1. The delivery. Ever since I ordered my new toy smartphone, I have been running to the window, anxiously waiting for the UPS guy to deliver the package. I see a UPS truck come down the street – hurray! But it […]

The smartphone saga

December 3, 2014

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 to     I have decided to enter the 21st century and buy a smart phone. I really, really wanted the new and super cool iPhone 6, but my cheapness, er common sense, prevailed.   Before this, I had a TracFone, which isn’t fun or sexy, but it is dirt cheap and does the trick. After […]

Mystery solved

November 19, 2014

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So for those of you waiting on the edge of your seat for the answer to last week’s, What is it???, the answer is here. It is a Netgear Nighthawk Smart Wi-Fi Router. What?? In English terms, it’s a machine that allows your computer, smartphone, tablet or any other device to connect to the Internet […]

Marketing trends – content and story telling

October 22, 2014

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Creating engaging content was another big topic at the Inbound Marketing Conference.  These days, everyone is bombarded with information and it is overwhelming.  How do you stand out from the crowd?  Telling a good story is a great way to do this. For effective content you should: 1.  Tell a story. Since the beginning of […]

Marketing Trends – it’s all about people

October 15, 2014

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I was laughing to myself the entire time I was at the Inbound Conference; we all wanted to learn about the latest trends. Marketing is all about people. Oh yes, that was an earth shattering revelation. I’ve been in the business world over 25 years and it is fascinating to me to see how some […]

How I spent my September

October 8, 2014

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A slightly different twist than “How I spent my summer vacation.” Well you all know how I spent my summer – kayaking and eating Blizzards from the Dairy Queen. Now it’s time to buckle down and get serious. Fall is my favorite time of year; I have so much energy because of the clear, crisp […]