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Fox Fatheads

Speficially, Lou Dobbs and Sean Hannity. The business case for these two at Fox News is probably excellent….both probably lead their time segment on Fox, which leads among networks, so they make, and are paid, lots of money. But, by … Continue reading

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Beware Google!

Just watched a Mark Levin interview of Dr. Epstein, a psychology professor, talking about the political bias inherent in Google searches. Apparently, Google leans politically leftward, so any searches you do for conservative or mainstream candidates might be altered, or … Continue reading

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Coping with the ‘Recession’

Regardless of whether you think there’s going to be a recession, and the news media are doing their best, at least in the USA, to talk businesses into thinking recession. So, we are going to give you some tips for … Continue reading

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Recession Bushwa

Well, the media is all in a lather about an impending recession. Bushwa is a socially acceptable word for bull***. We don’t buy recession talk. We think we might be seeing a slowdown in growth, but that’s it. Our clients … Continue reading

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Bizarre Customer Service

Recently, I wrote a customer service blog praising serveral large companies on good or better customer service. Then, there’s Verizon, my cell phone carrier. Used to be that if you were late on a payment, you just called in, let … Continue reading

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It’s about the people

I recently took two flights on American Airlines, and it was like a tale of two cities. The first one started with a senior Captain for American, Captain Walzer, playing a drumstick solo on the countertop of the gate counter. … Continue reading

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Don’t Mess with Success

Unless you have a better product, have tested and focus grouped it extensively. Case in point: My wife and I like to eat about once a month at the local Olive Garden, which is owned by Darden Restaurants. We nearly … Continue reading

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We Need the People

There’s been a lot of commotion about southern border security in the United States, and it seems to us that some new perspectives are needed. Our labor participation rate is about the highest it’s ever been, so businesses are running … Continue reading

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Don’t Rely Exclusively on Web For Leads

Something we’ve noticed in calling around to businesses is that they’re leaving their phone numbers off their web sites. This might be a US-only post, but we’d like to know what the situation is in other countries. We know that … Continue reading

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Larry and Sergei, Watch Your Perceptions

Recently, it was reported that Larry Page and Sergei Brin, the two chief Googlers, went to the Pentagon to pitch their Artificial Intelligence services. All well and good. However, right after that meeting, they went to Beijing to talk to … Continue reading

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