FTC approves record $5B fine for Facebook

At $5 billion, the fine the U.S. Federal Trade Commission is about to levy on Facebook is by far the largest it’s given to a technology company, easily eclipsing the second largest, $22 million for Google in 2012. The long-expected punishment, which Facebook is well prepared for, is unlikely to make a dent in theContinue reading “FTC approves record $5B fine for Facebook”

AFC Waldorf Astoria (WA) Salad

AFC WALDORF ASTORIA SALAD Although Waldorf Salad was popular in my day (and I’m 70 years old), it was more popular in my parents’ and grandparent’s time.  ~ “The name comes from the fact that the Waldorf salad was first created for a charity ball given in honor of the St. Mary’s Hospital for Children on MarchContinue reading “AFC Waldorf Astoria (WA) Salad”

WHITE-LYNCHING

Brutalizing people is not an effective recruiting strategy. Neither is making enemies to build friendships. Standing at a 13% population disadvantage, making enemies by bringing white people to their knees and ruining their businesses for offenses committed by other people in the past is a destructive use of small town tactics to gain up townContinue reading “WHITE-LYNCHING”

Motivating. Riveting. Celebrity Weight Loss Transformations – and a plan for social change!

CELEBRITY WEIGHT LOSS TRANSFORMATIONS BEFORE AND AFTER PHOTOS of 8o celebrities. Yes, it’s a click NEXT set up for advertisement purposes. Can you click 80 times? That’s how many celebrities they feature with body transformations. It’s a good sampling, nice collection. If you can’t click 80 times, then maybe it’s the fatigue caused by over-eatingContinue reading “Motivating. Riveting. Celebrity Weight Loss Transformations – and a plan for social change!”

100 of the most powerful marketing words

100 of the most powerful marketing words. Raise your hand if you’ve ever read an advertisement and have then felt compelled to buy what that advertisement was selling? You can put your hand down now. No need to freak out your coworkers. Marketers and advertisers have been harnessing the power of words to sell you thingsContinue reading “100 of the most powerful marketing words”

The psychology of selling

When it comes to your customers, the cold hard truth is that as soon as you think you’ve got them figured out, they’ll surprise you and keep surprising you until you’ve dwindled your marketing budget down to nothing — leaving you standing with a heavy box of unsold products and an empty pocket. With that said, whileContinue reading “The psychology of selling”

How Do You Sell An Awful Cookie?

How do you sell an awful cookie? Show millions of images over many decades of people needing to dunk awful cookies into milk to make them edible. What a con. I never saw what anybody else saw in Oreo cookies. I ate my cookies the old fashioned way from hand to mouth – not fromContinue reading “How Do You Sell An Awful Cookie?”

Power To Persuade

According to the tenets of Guy Fieri – Food Network Master Of Cooking/Restaurant Travel/Game Shows – the words ‘delicious’ and ‘yummy’ or similar generic descriptive devices aren’t sufficient to sell a product, whatever that product may be. Frankly, I think a show called Delicious might fly. DELICIOUS IS ON TONIGHT. Gotta get home. Can’t wait. OrderContinue reading “Power To Persuade”

Jane West’s New Marijuana Product Line Might Be A Game Changer For Women

Javier Hasse, Benzinga Staff Writer  October 31, 2017 12:56pm   If we had to pinpoint one characteristic that stands out in Jane West,it would be her attention to detail. After all, being an events organizer, details are central to standing out among the crowd. Jane transitioned from a successful career in traditional events organization toContinue reading “Jane West’s New Marijuana Product Line Might Be A Game Changer For Women”

AFC Diet Coke Zero Calorie Salad Dressing ©

AFC DIET COKE ZERO CALORIE SALAD DRESSING © Everything you want in a dressing! This Is the Place!  Zero Calories! Makes almost 3 cups

Best Vegan Chicken At Earth Bistro

Fried chicken doesn’t get much better than this – vegan or not. Upon first bite I was sure that the chef got my order mixed up, since all items on the menu at EARTH BISTRO CAFE in Cleveland, Ohio can be made vegan or served with the animal counterpart. I was sure I got theContinue reading “Best Vegan Chicken At Earth Bistro”

Stop Investing In Facebook

You can use the word “cunt” on Facebook to disparage a woman – or a man accused of acting like a woman. You can’t use the word “nigger” on Facebook to disparage a race of humans. Yet, you can set a dog on fire, and Facebook – via Mark Zuckerberg – not only allows itContinue reading “Stop Investing In Facebook”

Assault Advertisements – a partial remedy

One day I checked how my Word Press sites were looking on my Kindle tablet. Was I ever surprised to see the ads popping up for foot fungus and a bunch of other creepy stuff next to my food posts. Food, non-food, it didn’t matter. Grotesque stuff. Who would even make an ad like thatContinue reading “Assault Advertisements – a partial remedy”

Google CEO Sundar Pichai: ‘thousands of calls’ on YouTube boycott

Google was forced to make an all-out public relations push after big advertisers complained their ads ran next to objectionable YouTube videos. Google made ‘thousands of calls’ to prevent advertisers from boycotting YouTube Google execs were forced to make “thousands and thousands” of calls to calm nervous YouTube advertisers Effort came after some big brandContinue reading “Google CEO Sundar Pichai: ‘thousands of calls’ on YouTube boycott”

BE WARY OF DECEIVING SMELLS

Be wary of the marketeer promising you that which THEY know they can’t deliver. Be wary of the marketeer promising you that which YOU know they can’t deliver. If the first red light doesn’t get your attention, then the second red light should. If you see both red lights and continue to proceed, then you’reContinue reading “BE WARY OF DECEIVING SMELLS”

I WANT AN ANIMAL-FREE MALL

I WANT AN ANIMAL-FREE MALL That’s right. A mall. Animal-free. A big one. With lots of glitter and big lights. With every kind of shop. Grocery, bakery, deli, shoe store, pet supply shop, clothes, hair salon using only cruelty-free products, and on and on, restaurants too. Good ones. I have a vision. And it’s aContinue reading “I WANT AN ANIMAL-FREE MALL”

AD AGENCIES TELL LIES

The nature of advertisement is to present your product in the best possible light, slanting the truth of the lies in favor of greater benefit to the buyer than exists, while minimizing to a greater extent than is accurate the cons. Ad agencies don’t tell truths; they open the door to your awareness by usingContinue reading “AD AGENCIES TELL LIES”