Category Archives: Just Interesting

3M Getting It Right

I saw a commercial last night about 3M’s Command Brand picture hanging hooks and strips.  It was one of the times that a brand got marketing right, starting with the domain name, “”. So often you see marketers create products … Continue reading

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Amway – $13B – Avon $12B in Sales. Is MLM/Direct Sales a Good Thing?

There has been some controversy in the last year about the direct selling model in business. I have friends who won’t even consider a product sold through this method. The industry suffers bruising on a regular basis. In some ways, … Continue reading

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China Eclipses U.S. as Biggest Trading Nation

It was bound to happen sooner or later… China surpassed the U.S. to become the world’s biggest trading nation last year as measured by the sum of exports and imports of goods, official figures from both countries show. U.S. exports … Continue reading

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Ken McCarthy Interview with Joe Martinico

I was privileged to do an interview with Ken McCarthy today.  Ken is the visionary who produced The System Seminar from the early 1990s up until today.  I went to his last System Seminar in April of 2011 and I … Continue reading

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Yahoo is the Best Free Email Product

I feel very excited today.  I’ve been teaching Succeeding Online several times each year for the Inland Empire Small Business Development Center. In each of those classes, I suggest that the best (free) email service is Yahoo’s.  Of course there … Continue reading

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Re-Using Paper Rather Than Recycling

I love new ideas. This one is really interesting and quite revolutionary in it’s own way. Toshiba is developing a technology that erases printed copy from paper and allows it to be reused to print something else on the same … Continue reading

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