Posts Tagged by marketing
|April 17, 2012||Posted by nighlon under Branding, Tech Tips, Traditional Marketing|
As I have told you guys before, I think QR Codes are AMAZING!
Since I haven’t written about these amazing little codes, I will share some of my favorite QR code art with you.
source: Incredible Things
source: Victoria’s Secret
Source: QR Code Hote, Dubai
Here is a list of unique QR Code implementations:
Identify lost pets
Get information for houses on the market
Get nutritional information on food/ beverages
Download link for books and coupons
Political campaign information
To find out where produce is grown
Access tribute websites from headstones
As name tags
As luggage tags (genius!)
QR codes have also been seen on food, on designer clothing, and even as tattoos.
What is your favorite use of QR codes?
Have you or would you implement them into your business?
|April 10, 2012||Posted by nighlon under Blogging Tips|
I have been thinking about encouragement a lot today. The Misfit Bloggers and I have been actively supporting each other, especially today.
(That being said, I want to take a moment to congratulate my friend Rachel for JUST DOING IT in her current endeavor!)
No, this is not a sports blog. It is also not a Nike site. I do think we can all learn a lot from Nike and their marketing team.
JUST DO IT…
Such a simple phrase of three simple words, yet it means so much. whenever I am searching for motivation, those three words immediately pop in to my head. (I am actually NOT an athlete.)
There is just something in those words that makes it click. Stop putting it off, JUST DO IT.
I am not talking about exercise or dieting or anything like that. I’m not even talking about signing up for a service, or getting a marketing plan together.
I am talking about whatever it is that you have been thinking about. don’t play shy, I know there is something you have been putting off.
For me, it was contacting a company that I adore to give them some ideas and let them know how much I love their products.
For you it may be setting up a promotion, asking someone to write a review, reaching out to twitter followers, or even taking a day off to get a fresh look. Whatever it is, JUST DO IT. You have no idea what the outcome may be until you do. If you never try, you will never succeed.
Try making a list and promising to mark one thing off a day, or even a week. You can even do what I do. I write things that are super simple on the list, or even things that I have already done, just so that I can mark them off. There is something magical about a to-do list that has been started on. I always feel more motivated seeing what I have already accomplished. So, if there is something you have been putting off- JUST DO IT!
“The best way to not feel hopeless is to get up and do something. Don’t wait for good things to happen to you. If you go out and make some good things happen, you will fill the world with hope, you will fill yourself with hope.”
What have you been putting off?
Disclaimer: this post was not solicited by Nike.
I was not compensated for using the phrase “Just Do It”