It’s the day to try it. Not necessarily with roses, chocolates or a candle lit dinner out. Show some love today to the person working behind the counter, driving the bus or Uber; or sitting at a table-for-two alone, maybe just needing a smile. As for the dining experience today, Valentine’s day is not a biggy; […]
February 11: Make a Friend Day! Today is the day for you to be a leader: say hello to someone and smile. You could make a real friend, a virtual friend, an on-line friend….or even a new four-legged friend. Make it your business to start the conversation, smile and watch the (furry) fun fly!
Remember these? Okay Boomer, YOU are old. The original #computer storage (after cassette tapes) was an 8 inch floppy disk. They held 80KB of #data. They could hold only about half of this photo. Today, you could get a Solid State Hard Drive from Samsung that holds over 30 Terabytes of #data. About 6,000 HD […]
It’s National Pizza Day. Yummy. Okay, some flavorful history: The pizza you know and love would NOT exist without America? (South specifically) Yes, flatbread started back about 7,000 years ago in Sardinia, but those darn Spaniards brought the Tomato (it’s a fruit BTW) back to Europe. Another bite of history? The Tomato was first thought to be poisonous and […]
It’s National “Send a card to a friend” day! It was all the rage in 15th century Europe: sending a card. A Birthday is #1, Mother’s day is #2 in the purchase pecking order. The internet digital options and social media has driven the act of mailing down; and it continues to shrink about 5% a year. Stats […]
My “Friday’s Fantastic Find” this week is a fairly new business hat gives you a cool easy way to thank a customer, client, coworker, friend o family right from your phone. Their name: THNKS!In the tall towers of New York City, Brendan Kamm and Larry Rubin had an idea about 4 years ago on how […]
Did you #celebrate yesterday? Here’s something to toast this weekend. In the early 1900’s, about 40% of government income was from taxes on wine, beer and liquor. The “new” Income tax replaced the revenue lost when prohibition started and ended the 5th largest business in the nation. Then, this week in 1933, prohibition ended. Alcohol […]
A bit of holiday Disney humor. … but we ARE usually either running away from something, or after it. Here’s hoping you catch what ever you’re chasing: that job, that client, that relationship…or even that sale item this weekend.
So be colorful, and go make some noise. Happy thanksgiving.
We’ll spend over $1-TRILLION this holiday season both in-store and with ecommerce. How much is a trillion? A million seconds is 12 days; a trillion is 31,709 years. Want to do something nice with a trillion dollars? You could buy EVERYONE in the USA a 20-ounce WAWA coffee everyday for the next 4 years. (and that includes the Philly sales […]