Perceptive Perspectives

4 Highlights from Ragan’s Visual Communications & Infographics Summit

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Can 300,000 people be wrong?

  Apple’s iPad quasi computer sold over 300,000 units on its first day of sales.  That’s more that the iPhone sold at its debut three years ago.  Combine that with over one million applications and 250,000 e-books already sold and I think […]


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The New Group of Influencers: The Most Popular Social Networkers on The Block

Hey all, Tim here again with some interesting news on social media marketing…   Before the advent of the Internet, print journalists, radio hosts and TV reporters were the ones to win over when it came to spreading the word about your […]


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Holiday Greetings to one and all!

  Am I the only one who wonders if the recession we’re in is as deep as they say when I can’t even find a parking space out shopping?  I guess it’s the same difference between being busy and being effective.  In […]


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Norelco Santa

Every year about this time, my cousin and I make a bet on when we’ll see the first Christmas-themed television ad.  It marks the beginning of the season for us.  From that point forward, the floodgates open for commercializing the holidays and […]


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Meet Sharry Quillin, Co-Partner at Q ad | pr

“Do you ever run out of things to say?” For anyone that knows me or even spent a few minutes with me, you quickly learn that I love to talk and I have an opinion!  And somewhere in my crazy head (red-haired […]


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To Serve Man

  Anyone else remember the Twilight Zone episode in which they find an alien’s book titled To Serve Man?  Long story made short, they spend the whole show trying to decipher what the book means.  Well, it turns out to be a […]


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The Shock Value of Calvin Klein’s NYC Ad? Priceless.

   With every day that passes, it gets harder and harder for us in the advertising and public relations business to grab the attention of consumers.  There are so many tactics to use while attempting it.  These techniques include being informative, patriotic, […]


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Top 5 Reasons to Run From a New Account

My Dad once advised me, “It’s easier to stay out than to get out.”  I never fully understood what he meant until I owned my own business and began acquiring clients.  Now, having taken on my share of clients who have gone […]


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Meet the new GM. Same as the old GM?

  Apologies to The Who for nicking the lyric from their classic song, Won’t Get Fooled Again, but after viewing the :60 TV commercial that Deutsch produced to build confidence in the GM brand during its bankruptcy, I think it’s appropriate.  You […]


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