For several years my family and I have been making sushi at home. I buy the fresh ingredients, cook the sushi rice and everyone makes their own rolls and nigiri. It’s a fun Friday evening of chopping, eating and making a mess, and we definitely save some money.

Client calling for help

On Friday afternoon I received a phone call from Jose at NorthWest Landscape Care, a referral from my bookkeeper Plus Minus Accounting. His WordPress website was completely off-line after getting hacked. For two weeks Jose tried locating his webmaster, who quit returning phone calls months before. She apparently moved to California and shut down the […]

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“I know only half of my advertising works. The problem is, I don’t know which half.”  – Henry Ford Several clients have repeated this famous Henry Ford quote to me over the past 20 years, especially when I sold ads at the Seattle Times and in radio. Attributing leads and revenue to specific campaigns and […]

Pinterest for eCommerce

With much prodding from my teenage daughter, I completed my Christmas wishlist on Pinterest. We enjoyed window shopping together. Our pin boards and shopping sites are very different, which was half the fun.

Broadcasting to Internet

Between Alpha Broadcasting and Entercom Communications I enjoyed six solid years of media. Both companies hired me to develop, integrate and sell internet advertising products. Streaming radio is a pretty incredible advertising medium. When I first looked at internet radio in 2006, I was impressed by the uniqueness of audio advertising, and how inexpensive the […]