Zen and the art of mythological storytelling

Storytelling has a way of sticking with us even long after the stories have ended. You see this creep up especially when looking at mythology. In Norse Mythology, Helheim was the Vikings version of Hell (where everyone that didn’t die in battle goes). Unlike the Christian version of Hell, Hel was a frozen wasteland of unbearable cold. Hence the term, …

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Public Nudity & Impressions

Have you ever seen someone naked that you didn’t care to? I did once, it was in the locker room at the YMCA and I saw a colleague of mine, let’s call him Butch, strutting around stark naked.

It was by all accounts, unpleasant. I quit later that day.

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Human-Centric Marketing

It’s no secret that more and more of our lives are being more automated and based around tech. We see this in self-driving cars, Artificial Intelligence, smart home devices that connect to our thermostats, TVs, and even lightbulbs. On the horizon, there is a world where we can call into a company and not have to worry about trying to …

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Stand up, stand out.

Our mission with everything that we do is to be different. To stand out from the rest with regards to our ideas, our strategy, and overall approach to business. We decided to focus on small businesses because frankly, no one else was. It’s not that small business didn’t have a need for marketing services like larger companies, in fact, I’d argue they …

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Dead Cats and Marketing by Debbie Marshall

“You can’t swing a dead cat…”, the saying starts out. The rest of the saying it typically a humorous reference to an over abundance or saturation of…something.  As in “you can’t swing a dead cat in Portland without hitting a vegan”. Okay, no offense to the vegans, I love you all. And so it goes with marketing.  “You can’t swing …

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