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Customer Service #Fail

March 5th, 2010

Fair warning…RANT! elements ahead… Years ago, I wrote a high school paper on the Meat Boycott. My take-away lesson? That the individual consumer has economic power, which is wielded with the vote—or not—of consumer’s wallet. In other words, if you don’t like a company’s service, product, ethos…whatever…as a consumer, you have the power to vote […]

Twitterific in 2010

January 5th, 2010

I became a ‘Tweeter’ in 2009. Most of my contemporaries think I’m crazy. Mind you, we’ve all got kids who used MySpace, Facebook, etc. Text messaging is rampant and our kids are endlessly amused by their elders’ attempts at speedy texting. (Though I’ve greatly improved with my new QWERTY keyboard!) I understand. All that ‘friending’ […]

This Recession Sucks!

April 24th, 2009

Well, yeah—you already knew that! People are losing their jobs. Good people, hard-working people, and very talented people. Everyone is feeling the pain. (Except perhaps, certain recipients on Wall St.) Everyone is cutting back their spending, either because there’s less to spend or a reluctance to spend—the end result is the same. And I’m sorry […]