Recently Perri Klass, MD blogged for the New York Times about the “Endless Barrage of Hard Sell” aimed at our children though marketing messages. The post underscores the reasons I’ve found myself having conversations with my young sons lately about commercials: what they are, and what they’re trying to accomplish. I want them to understand that just because they see and hear … [Read more...] about Little Consumers, Big Marketing
Search Results for: Consumers
It's pretty bad timing since Thanksgiving is in two days, but if you bought romaine lettuce, please throw it away. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warned U.S. consumers not to eat any romaine lettuce. A new outbreak of E. coli has sickened 32, 13 have been hospitalized and one person has suffered a type of kidney failure, according to the CDC. The CDC even … [Read more...] about Do Not Eat Romaine Lettuce – E.Coli Outbreak Sickened 32 People
Organic food, once regarded as part of hippie culture, is quickly gaining in popularity and commanding larger sections in local supermarkets. Even big business wants a part of the "green" as they race to create products that are more environmentally and health-friendly. The advantages of organic food are many. While some consumers might buy organic food strictly for its health … [Read more...] about Advantages of Organic Food
How will you be celebrating your Mom this year? In 2016, Americans spent $21.4 billion dollars on Mother’s Day (1). And this year, that number is expected to hit an all-time high of $23.6 billion. (2) And while celebrating mom has certainly taken different forms over the centuries, it is safe to say that we spend big to spoil our moms! Officially, Mother’s Day started as a … [Read more...] about How And How Much Will You Spend This Mother’s Day?
Women earning extra (or sole) income as independent sales representatives isn’t a new trend of the 21st century. There have been “Avon Ladies” for decades, and your own mom probably attended or hosted her fair share of Tupperware parties. Of course, the main difference these days is technology. Leveraging social media to host virtual sales parties is an extremely popular way … [Read more...] about How To Build A Website For Independent Sales Reps