Get Ready for the Senior (Citizen) Invasion

  Get Ready for the Senior (Citizen) Invasion November 17, 2011 by Dane Carlson | 0 Comments As the percentage of senior citizens in the world increase, businesses have been quietly getting themselves ready for the trend. For years supermarkets have been going crazy trying to speed up the checkout process to get people out…

Marketing With Historical Fiction

By Dane Carlson on December 18, 2013 in Ideas Don’t you wish your product has this kind of “history” (even if it is fictional): In early 1849, Joshua Shelby was working as a cook in a fancy St. Louis restaurant. The hottest topic among the patrons there was the rivers of gold that had been…

Redden up your website

Hello there! If you are new here, you might want to subscribe to the RSS feed for updates on this topic. Red is a powerful color, evoking passion and warnings, excitement and action. But is it a color you would want to identify your business? Would you want your logo in red? Would you want…

They Invented a Better Cardboard Box

By Dane Carlson on January 2, 2014 in Ideas While some inventors and innovators are working toward building greener cars, better batteries, smaller computers, or more powerful renewable energy solutions, others are reinventing some of the everyday things that we take for granted, such as the ubiquitous cardboard box. Click here to see the video.…

Increasing Your Social Circle with Online Gaming

By Dane Carlson on December 21, 2013 in Guest Posts We are all aware that online gaming is massive, but it isn’t always clear why. One of the biggest draws of online gaming is the fact you are introduced to like-minded people. You get the opportunity to play either with or against people you wouldn’t…

The 5 rules of blogger outreach

Hello there! If you are new here, you might want to subscribe to the RSS feed for updates on this topic. Want to get the attention of a blogger? Here are five rules, along with a little insight into my own reactions to the non-stop spam I get from people like you. Almost every day,…

Mom’s Invention Cleans The Grime Out Of Sippy Cup Straws

By Angela Shupe on December 23, 2013 in Interviews / Inventions As any parent knows, a sippy cup that was lost and suddenly materializes a few days later isn’t a pretty sight. Depending on what was in the cup it is almost guaranteed that the liquid has congealed or simply clogged up the built in…

Lobster, Crate To Plate

By Rich Whittle on December 30, 2013 in Ideas The Boston Globe reports that this week fishermen are getting $5 a pound for lobsters. Maine retailers double the price; the farther you go from the source, the higher the price. The discrepancy is dramatic enough for Dan Cosby and Amber Heffner to reinvent their livelihood.…