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Oprah’s favorite things or advertising by the big O? [day 197]

Oprah always has her list of favorite things at Christmas time and gives them away to her viewers or audience.  A lot of this feels like advertising, although she has a few things to say about each of these and … Continue reading

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*read the fine print [day 188]

*Blog post subject to change without notice.  Other terms and conditions apply.  Not responsible from broken windshields. What’s with all the fine print these days?  Are lawyers really that bored?  Or are companies that scared?  Does anyone actually read this stuff? … Continue reading

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strings attached… [day 150]

I was paging through a girly magazine as I getting my hair done last week.  ‘Done’ meaning colored…  So this isn’t my normal choice of magazine, as I prefer art, life or business themes, however I thought I would look … Continue reading

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charitable marketing. yes or no? [day 129]

Is charitable marketing good?  I’ve been thinking a lot about this lately, as it’s a huge and fast-growing trend.  It works, but is it ethical and trustworthy? As David Frey wrote on frugalmarketing.com, “Many savvy small businesses are affiliating themselves … Continue reading

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just curious, because I don’t get it [day 82]

Glance at the photo.  What is the first thing you saw?  I saw Gucci underwear. I found this on a Facebook ad a few weeks ago.  Do they know that this handbag looks like underwear?  Was that intentional?  Is it … Continue reading

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the challenge: day 52 [iSticker… iDitched it]

iDecided to take the Apple logo off the back of my car.  iWent outside after church, going to my car and saw a guy taking a photo of the sticker on the back of my car.  It made me think … Continue reading

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