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Distributors: Amazon Only Loves You For Your Data

Being a bit of a nerd, it’s not uncommon to see me staring at a blank piece of paper deep in thought, followed by a fevered session of doodling, sketching and note-taking. My wife calls this “unveiling the secret world inside Hal’s mind.” In truth, there are no secrets. I just don’t “download” ideas to… Read more »

Facebook, Libra Shake Up Traditional Banking

Most big Facebook headlines over the last few years have been fairly bad news, filled with privacy concerns and political intrigue. The latest announcement from Mark Zuckerberg and his crew of social media risk takers, on the other hand, contains alarming news for banks. Facebook, along with partners like VISA, Mastercard, PayPal, Stripe and Uber… Read more »

Spam And Eggs VS Cheeseburgers And Pepsi

My wife and I like British television. Specifically, I can’t recommend programs like Shetland, Line of Duty and Broadchurch enough. Even comedies like Black Books, Gavin and Stacy (where we discovered James Corden years before he made it big on late night TV) and Doc Martin rank as some of our favorite shows. Why do… Read more »

Why Movie Audiences Prefer Marvel Over DC

It may surprise you to hear that people still buy comic books. Lots and lots of them. In fact, 2018 was one of the biggest years in comic books’ history. Comic books are no longer relegated to bespectacled 12-year-old boys reading under the blankets at night with a flashlight. Today, both boys and girls enjoy… Read more »

Anchor Marketing Welcomes Darren Stinson To Its Crew

Anchor Marketing recently announced the addition of Darren Stinson as its newest account manager. He will be responsible for initiating and maintaining successful partnerships with Anchor Marketing’s growing number of clients. Stinson and the team at Anchor Marketing will help these clients to build their brands, improve their communication (both external and internal) and harness… Read more »

The Long Game

If you’ve ever competed against me in a sport or a game, you know that while I hate to lose, I am also a huge fan of outstanding plays – even if my competition is responsible for them. I chirp a lot during a game (refs eventually get used to being called “stripes”), but rarely… Read more »

Encouraging Your Team To Train

Are your employees passionate about improving their knowledge and skills? Don’t expect it to happen on its own or happen overnight. You need to encourage that mindset, and it isn’t always easy. When most companies implement strategies for branding and marketing, they tend to do so from the inside out. In other words, they focus… Read more »