Monthly Archives: July 2008

Stars in our eyes – Ideablob award to Atlanta entrepreneur

Thanks to my friend, Mike Schinkel, I spent last Friday evening at a cool little awards ceremony hosted at the Fernbank Science Center.   The event was a special gathering to recognize a local entrepreneur and PhD candidate, Jessica Hammock, and to present her with a photo-op-ready oversized check for $10,000 to help her lauch her […]
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Interview on Atlanta Business Radio

Just a quick note to mention that I was interviewed recently on Atlanta Business Radio. Hosts Amy Otto and Lee Kantor made me feel right at home as we discussed how the Internet has impacted the way we brand and some tips that small businesses can learn from the big ones. Click here: David Cohen […]
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Dancing + Chewing Gum = Joy, Courage and Leadership

I’d like to thank Jennifer A. Jones and Dan Greenfield for calling to my attention a wonderful video and a great story that I feel demonstrates the best of what branding should be. [youtube=] A fellow named Matt Harding has been traveling the world and marking each location visited with a short video of himself […]
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Another announcement – PWA Fundraiser

I’m on the advisory board for a non-profit called Professional Women’s Anonymous.   They are having a fundraiser at Chateau Elan on Sat. July 26.  If you happen to be a golfer or a tennis player or  someone  who would just be interested in supporting a great cause while enjoying a lovely setting please visit […]
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Announcements: Begin blogging article and a seminar

Just a couple of quick announcements: 1. I’ve put together an article for those of you readers who haven’t gotten started blogging yet:  Getting Started Blogging (and Branding) 2. I’ll be teaching 1/4 of a new two day course called Slingshot Seminars targeted to the needs of small businesses.   Think of it as a two […]
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I want a jingle

Confession time, I miss the age of jingles. Sure they still linger around on radio and turn up on the odd low-budget commercial, but there was a time when jingles ruled the Earth. You younger readers might not remember “Chock Full O’ Nuts is the heavenly coffee…” but certainly you know “Plop, plop, fizz, fizz….” […]
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