Boats, Beaches and Business

Here is a nice article written by Barrett Baker for Hampton Roads Magazine. Thanks Barrett for such a nice piece. (Click here to view a larger version)   Advertisements

It’s Been a A While – and 13 Trends for 2013

Ok – I know. I don’t play by my own rules… and haven’t posted a blog post in months! I apologize. That whole work thing keeps getting in my way 🙂 I’m sorry… So here I am again, and its time to share new stuff.  I just participated in 2 days of training with some…

I guess I don’t “Cut the Mustard” … thanks Grey Poupon

I guess I’m not good enough to eat certain brands of mustard 😦  As an avid eater of Grey Poupon mustard, I was interested to read that they had launched a campaign today on Facebook, that requires one to apply to become a ‘member’ of their Facebook page. Instead of simply ‘liking’ the page, you…

Pinterest and Copyright – I Was Wrong

I was presenting to a group of Yacht Brokers today in Houston. My “Brand Yourself” presentation included a section on Pinterest, with the recommendation that they start participating in that marketing medium. I mean boats = great pics = great Pinterest content / boards. One of the brokers posed the question about copyright. There has…

Creating an Innovative Workspace: Part 1

I know – I’ve neglected my blog. I feel bad, but I’ve been trying to balance my work and life lately, and my blog was something that had to be put on hold for a bit. That said, I’m back! I’ve been involved in some recent meetings at work that reminded me of a time…

It’s the Little Things – Launching a New Product

It’s the little things that give me joy…. Its been a while, and I apologize for that. But I’ve been working like crazy on a new product that my company is launching. I thought it might be interesting to share a bit of inside scoop on how we’re building this thing. I love my job……

Follow Up – How To Make Me Hire You

My recent blog post: It’s the Little Things – How to Make Me Hire You had such a huge response! I’m happy to report that I made offers to 5 of the candidates who interviewed with me last week! One of the candidates I hired was the gentleman who returned after the interview and hand…

It’s the Little Things – How to Make Me Hire You

Following on from my post : Its the Little Things – How to Make Me Your Customer, I thought I’d cover a post on how to make me hire you. I’ve been interviewing people for positions I have open at my company. Six open positions, dozens of phone screens and interviews, and 20 in person interviews. I…

A Quick Look Back – and Looking Forward

What a difference a year can make! This time last year, I was embarking on another year of building my business, Wave Marketing, pulling together the final pieces of the plan to launch The Geekettes Club, and getting used to living in my new home in South Eastern Virginia. Now? I’m working for Dominion Enterprises, managing…

Customer Experience: My Notes From Internet Summit 2010

I was fortunate to attend the Internet Summit in Raleigh, NC a few weeks ago. I had a couple of ‘aha’ moments, but a lot of affirmation moments – affirming that what I was doing and thinking was correct. Over the next month or so, I intend to share some of my notes here. First…