Category Archives: grassroots

Soup’s on!

For 1 in 6 Americans, hunger is the reality of life. Fortunately, many corporations step up to the plate and make substantial donations to organizations such as Feeding America and local food banks. While most of these efforts tend to … Continue reading

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Social Media at Work… No really.

WOW! I have always said my dream job would be New Product Development at Ben & Jerry’s. I’ve always loved the clever risks they’ve taken with flavor names affiliated with Jerry Garcia, Phish and Willie Nelson. But I think my … Continue reading

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Zappos Makes Sure Holiday Travel Didn’t Get You Down

Zappos, one of my favorite companies, shows their laser-focused customer orientation once again with a Thanksgiving stunt in Houston’s George Bush International Airport. By turning the nasty, “where is MY bag?” luggage carousel into a giant “Wheel of Fortune”/ roulette … Continue reading

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Food TV of the Future?

No matter how many cooking shows I’ve watched where I say, “I’ve absolutely got to make that!” I’ve usually forgotten about the idea within the hour. Fortunately, for the attendees of the 2013 Food Film Fest, this was never an … Continue reading

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Gorilla Marketing

  Listen up guys with body hair! The summer is in full swing and I am certain you are concerned about your monkey-like appearance and the beach. Waxing is a last resort, but where would you have it done? Who … Continue reading

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Virtual Grocery Shopping Hits the Streets

A big fan of Peapod grocery delivery service, mobile marketing with real value AND the ever-maligned QR code, Peapod has created a “Perfect Storm” for me — Virtual Shopping from real life events! Going to populated summer places like concerts … Continue reading

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What exactly have you been smoking?

One of the coolest whistle blowers on the planet has to be the After flipping channels the other night, I was left aghast by their latest TV spot where a small crowd gathers around a kiosk in New York … Continue reading

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