QR codes – on the way up or DOA?Posted: January 27, 2013 Filed under: marketing, PR | Tags: Business, Marketing, QR code 14 Comments
This morning, I took an informal poll of one person about a topic I’m curious about lately — QR codes!
I asked a friend, “You know what QR codes are, right?”
The results: Read the rest of this entry »
Let’s talk about textbooks, baby! Online, rental, used — or at all?Posted: January 26, 2013 Filed under: going back to school | Tags: Academic term, E-learning, Textbook 5 Comments
I was talking with a fellow non-traditional student about textbooks recently, and he said, “You know, back in the 90s I was so excited I could go to junior college in California for such a cheap price — and then I saw how much books cost and I couldn’t even believe it.”
The cost of books and supplies is a significant component of the cost of going back to school. It’s not exactly a hidden cost, but Read the rest of this entry »
“Buckwild” — the Appalachian rasslin’ and muddin’ and partyin’ brand!Posted: January 20, 2013 Filed under: acting, branding, marketing, PR | Tags: Appalachia, Appalachian, Buckwild, Jersey Shore, Southwest Virginia, Virginia, West Virginia 2 Comments
Oh, wow. This new show “Buckwild” sure has me on the edge of my seat!
I know, I know … perhaps this is not the classiest thing I have ever said.
But here’s the thing… Read the rest of this entry »
LIFE ON THE INSIDE — how to maximize return on your school investmentPosted: January 13, 2013 Filed under: going back to school | Tags: Education, San Francisco State University, stress management, student discount, Study skills, textbooks 2 Comments
If you’re thinking about going to back to school, I bet you’re full of excitement — mixed with a little bit of uncertainty. I know I was when I went back in 2010 after a good decade in the work force. What is life on the inside going to be like? How am I going to manage all my responsibilities? But it needn’t be so daunting an experience. Read the rest of this entry »