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  • City of Angels
    Luxury real estate markets: breaking down the numbers
    In my last blog post, I discussed a Bloomberg Businessweek article asserting that the luxury condo market may be taking a hit due to currency challenges for international buyers, particularly in the New York, Miami and Los Angeles markets. While...
  • Meanwhile, in Miami ...
    Luxury real estate markets: a comparison
    Recently Bloomberg Businessweek published an article titled “Signs of a Slowdown in the Luxury Condos”. The piece asserts that a strengthening dollar is chipping away at the buying power of international buyers shopping the real estate...
  • Philanthropy in fashion
    Fashion icon Tim Gunn, Project Runway's Mondo Guerra host Goodwill benefit
    Fashion meets philanthropy Feb. 26 in Denver. National fashion icon Tim Gunn and Mondo Guerra of Project Runway will host Goodwill En Vogue, a charitable benefit 5-9 p.m. at Union Station, itself recently renovated.All proceeds benefit Goodwill...
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    DiGiorno's Super Bowl advertising game plan: intercept pizza deliveries
    Maybe it's nemesis for NBC's hubris: an all-time-high price of $4.5 million for 30 seconds of Super Bowl XLIX air time, in the midst of the Obama economy. But whatever the reason, brands that might otherwise have run Super Bowl commercials...
  • Prime Plumbing Co
    Prime Plumbing can manage your clogged drain
    Seeking an experienced and certified plumber who can service your needs is a difficult task; that search can become more stressful when your place of residence is under water. When there is a need to contact someone for help Prime Plumbing is...
  • Pinterest Guided Search
    Is it in your best interest to market on Pinterest?
    Social media marketing has pretty much become a necessity for any business, whether you're using it to engage with customers, market new products or offer customer service. But when you think about using social media for your business, you...
  • Northeast storm leads to nationwide flight cancellations
    Northeast storm leads to nationwide flight cancellations
    Air traffic will be more hectic than normal this week across the country with flight delays from the blizzard in the northeast and more travelers than normal heading to Phoenix for the Super Bowl.Travelers can check with their airlines for the...
  • A Businessman filling out a customer survey
    5 Easy Tips for Creating a Great Survey
    Surveys are incredibly useful little things that really help you out if you run a company. If they are done well, people will supply you with a goldmine of information on the topics you are interested in pursuing. If done badly, they are nothing...
  • Thinking about jumping into a franchise? 3 tips to help you rebound successfully
    Thinking about jumping into a franchise? 3 tips to help you rebound successfully
    If you’re considering opening your own business, a franchise can be a great way to begin. Many established franchise companies are offering assistance to budding entrepreneurs in building brands within their communities that already feature...
  • Deserted The Movie
    Deserted - The Movie
    Deserted is a movie set on a deserted island. We all have seen the movie “Cast Away” by Tom Hanks and the people loved it! There is also a trend on TV shows that shows how to survive in the wild and most of it includes being stranded...
  • Jeff DeGraff
    How to See the Future First
    One of the biggest challenges innovators face is to truly understand the market opportunity space before they start creating a strategy and well in advance of product development. Since we can't see the future, we need to gain some real...
  • Cats game
    A New Fun Game Cat Escape
    Cat Escape is a mobile game where you are the cat and must dodge obstacles to escape or die a gruesome death! I don’t think you would know anybody who owns a smartphone who doesn't own a game. Be it young or old, they have a game or two...
  • What can be learned about small business from Target.
    What can be learned about small business from Target.
    What can a small business learn from a large retailer like Target? A lot if you take the time to examine the way Target does business with the public.Target uses theconcept of team. What does team look like? It is one leader, some sub-leaders, and...
  • Radio TV News Associations Golden Mike Winners NBCLA 4 News
    Radio TV News Assn. Golden Mike winners often use social media for breaking news
    If they were not exchanging business cards they were tweeting and posting their favorite photos on social networks at the 65th Annual Golden Mike Awards, Radio TV News Association (RTNA) Saturday (Jan 24, 2015). Social Media used to be an option,...
  • Creating an impactful website is hard work.
    3 ways to optimize the impact of your website copy
    Chances are all of your marketing efforts lead potential customers in one direction. Social media, email marketing, blog content, PPC and display advertising…these are all working together to drive traffic to your ultimate selling tool, and...