Marketing articles often use terms like ‘customer,’ ‘client,’ ‘consumer,’ and ‘patron,’ interchangeably. For the most part it doesn’t matter, but my friend did identify one instance where it does. He was interviewing for a manager position at an athletic club when the General Manager began describing their ‘customers.’ My friend[…]
Get Over Your Damn Self: The No-BS Blueprint to Building A Life-Changing Business by Romi Neustadt My rating: 5 of 5 stars Written for network marketers, but a lot of very useful information for all entrepreneurs. It is well-organized so that one chapter builds into the next. The last chapter[…]
A common mistake many companies make in trying to market to the LGBT+ community is the same mistake they make when using memes (see previous posts). The company is an outside group trying to use insider cues to market to an inside group, but often use these cues incorrectly. With[…]
So Stereotypical–S2E2 In this episode of So Stereotypical, host Rachael Kvapil talks with Laughter and Leadership Specialist Michael Bork of Laughtership, LLC about the power of positive psychology, in addition to looking at the big winners in the 2018 Valentine’s gift giving spree. The answer may surprise you.
Anyone who was a nerd in the 80s knows about Dungeons and Dragons (D&D), one of the first and certainly defining Role Playing Game (RPG) that led to the creation of many others. D&D is to RPGs like Tolkien is to the fantasy genre, everything pays homage to it whether[…]
So Stereotypical- S2E1 In this episode of So Stereotypical, Kelsey Enochs of Golden Heart Massage and Pretty Lippy joins host Rachael Kvapil to discuss marketing two different types of businesses in addition to plans to get out of her “comfort zone” for 2018; plus, a few fun facts about New Year’s Resolutions and an insight into[…]
Authored by Ivan Kvapil, Pagesculptor Studios Strategic Manager Disclaimer: This piece is largely meant to be opinion based in nature and I do draw a lot of my information from a single source for this article. However, the source is a veteran of the industry and while frequently is decried[…]
This is a continuation of my previous article about the pitfalls of memes in marketing. If you haven’t read that yet please do as this article will only further build on the ideas of that article. Now that that’s out of the way lets dive into it. Last time I[…]
As a marketer, sometimes it can seem like all you do is chase after the most recent trend, which is why social media marketing has become such a necessary component of good marketing campaigns. The real question then becomes: What’s the new trend? Answer: It’s memes, fam. Now don’t worry,[…]
It started with a bike. A beautiful Viper Red Trek Top Fuel 9 I planned on ordering except they didn’t have my size. So I upgraded to a Top Fuel 9.8 SL. BONUS! Except it is the EXACT same bike my Mountain Bike Bro purchased a month ago. No bueno.