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Monthly Archives: September, 2015

Old school still works

Small businesses ignore social media at their own peril, however, so-called “old school” communications still have a part to play in promoting goods and services to your potential customers. The … Continue reading

September 28, 2015 · 4 Comments

Giving Tuesday is Dec. 1

I’ve written about Small Business Saturday, a campaign to get holiday shoppers to support local merchants. It’s sandwiched between Black Friday and Cyber Monday and this year falls on Nov. … Continue reading

September 22, 2015 · Leave a comment

Meet Chip

For years I’ve been visiting a local pet supply store across the street from my home. The Kentucky Humane Society has a small headquarters there, as it does in other … Continue reading

September 17, 2015 · 1 Comment

Connecting with donors

There’s a great Far Side cartoon that depicts a man trying to correct a dog for an offense. In the first panel, titled “What we say,” the man is scolding: … Continue reading

September 9, 2015 · Leave a comment

Laboring on Labor Day

If you are working today, this post may be for you. But first, a history lesson, because I’m a geek that way. Most people probably know that Memorial Day and … Continue reading

September 7, 2015 · 3 Comments

Suddenly, it’s September

“Life is what happens to us while we are making other plans,” is one of my cousin Larry’s favorite quotes. Author and cartoonist Allen Saunders first penned the saying in … Continue reading

September 4, 2015 · Leave a comment