9 12, 2016

How to Keep Selling During the Holidays

By | December 9th, 2016|Sales & Marketing|

If you’re in sales, it’s easy to fall into the trap of getting away from selling during the holidays. The problem is that this trap not only affects your production as the year comes to a close, but it can negatively impact the first quarter of the New Year. Slowing down during the holidays means [...]

8 12, 2016

Is it Okay to Wish Your Customers Merry Christmas?

By | December 8th, 2016|Sales & Marketing|

Isn’t it a little sad that marketers have to be concerned about offending clients if they wish them a Merry Christmas? The truth is whether your business shares Merry Christmas or Happy Holidays you might offend some. However, the facts are that more people use Merry Christmas than Happy Holidays. So, is it okay to wish your [...]

7 12, 2016

Ten Ways to Fight Holiday Stress

By | December 7th, 2016|Wellness|

Most everyone experiences some level of stress during the holidays. Last minute shopping, agonizing over whether Uncle Pete will get along with Uncle Bob at the Christmas party, and wondering if everyone will like your homemade cookies can lead to stress. But if we stop to think about it, most of our holiday stress is [...]

5 12, 2016

Does Size Matter on Vehicle Graphics?

By | December 5th, 2016|Vehicle Wraps & Graphics|

Does size matter? Not if you’re asking does the size of a corporate vehicle matter when considering vehicle graphics. It doesn’t matter. What matters isn’t the size of the car, truck, or van but the quality of the graphic design. Think About it “A vehicle in a metro area receives 30,000 – 70,000 views per day. [...]

2 12, 2016

Good and Bad Holiday Business Marketing

By | December 2nd, 2016|Uncategorized|

Last Holiday season I received cards, emails, and promotional gifts from several vendors and business associates. Two stood out in my mind, but for different reasons. One was memorable for its sincerity and the other for its crassness. How do your business partners and customers perceive your holiday business correspondence? The Good, the Bad, and [...]

1 12, 2016

Should You Network at a Christmas Party?

By | December 1st, 2016|Social Media & Networking|

Should you network at a Christmas party? Wouldn’t that be—crass? It depends on the party. If it’s a family get together at Aunt Wilma’s, networking might be a little over the top. It also depends on your networking needs. If Uncle Ben, who owns a business, is at the family party and you need a job—just [...]

30 11, 2016

Social Media Holiday Etiquette

By | November 30th, 2016|Social Media & Networking|

Unfortunately too many people use social media to vent, berate, and hold forth. While it’s not always bad, using social media in this negative fashion isn’t a good strategy for business; especially during the holidays. There are standards to be followed, considerations to be given, and respect to be shown. Here are eight social media [...]

28 11, 2016

FAQ: Will a Vehicle Wrap Protect my Paint?

By | November 28th, 2016|Vehicle Wraps & Graphics|

The answer to your question is yes, but there are limits. Vehicle graphics when properly installed can be an excellent way to protect the original finish of a vehicle. And there’s another point worth mentioning. I was talking with TKO Graphix president Tom Taulman II, about painted vehicle graphics vs. adhesive vinyl graphics. He mentioned [...]

23 11, 2016

Turkey Fun, Facts, and Fiction

By | November 23rd, 2016|Just for Fun|

When I think of Thanksgiving, I think of football, food, and festivities. For many it’s the traditional beginning of the holiday season—giving thanks and sharing the feast with family and friends. Probably the most recognized symbol of Thanksgiving is the Turkey. Are you ready for a few turkey fun facts and fictions? Turkey Fun Truths [...]

21 11, 2016

Why Would a B2B Need Vehicle Graphics?

By | November 21st, 2016|Vehicle Wraps & Graphics|

It’s a no-brainer that most B2Cs (Business to Consumer) especially those in service industries, should invest in vehicle graphic advertising, but should a B2B (Business to Business)? If advertising, branding, and lead generation are important then the answer is—yes B2Bs need vehicle graphics. 4 Reasons  B2Bs Need Vehicle Graphics The four reasons listed below make [...]