Gratitude Rules

Gratitude Rules

Don’t for the obvious this holiday season. An email I received this morning served as a simple reminder just how easy it is to thank your customers or clients in a meaningful way and perhaps gain a little business at the same time (see the subtle offer at the end)....
Going old school

Going old school

Recently we were asked by a client to resurrect a postcard that I did almost 9 years ago. This struct me as curious but they relayed to me that they found a box of cards and put them out for guests at the front desk and they were gone in less than two days. When was...
iPhone Food Photography

iPhone Food Photography

As a commercial photographer with a specialty in Food Photography I get asked often how to take better food images all the time. I realize that for most restaurants it’s not sustainable to bring in a photographer every time you have a new menu item or run...
Goodbye Yellow Brick Road

Goodbye Yellow Brick Road

The rise and fall of Sears Sears filed for bankruptcy on Monday and it certainly marks the end of an iconic run. While most of us look at the once retail giant with disdain, Sears is not really a failure, but a success. A success for a great idea: Sell other...
Information vs Emotion

Information vs Emotion

The great debate Most small business advertising focuses on information based messaging. Simply stated, an offer with a call to action and perhaps a photo of the product or establishment. So what does emotion have to do with creating loyal, enthusiastic customers or...
Unique Selling Position

Unique Selling Position

How are you unique? Before you can begin to sell your product or service to anyone else, you have to sell yourself on it. This is super important when your product or service is similar to those around you. In this day and age very few businesses are truly...

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