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Archives for February 2008

Going Like Hotcakes!

Thank You! Thank You! Thank You! Ever since I put the word out to family, friends, colleagues, and acquaintances about the Epilepsy Foundation of Western Ohio pancake breakfast fund raiser event, my inbox has been blowing up with people looking to lend a hand or just come and and scarf down some hotcakes. Many have […]

Help Me Change the Outcome!

This is a lengthy post, but an important one. I ask that you please read it in its entirety. Recently, I joined the board of the Western Ohio Epilepsy Foundation. I attended by first board meeting two weeks ago. At that meeting, I learned that: The Foundation is short on cash, and facing a potential […]

Welcome to the Future

As I start my 3rd week of employment as Marketing Manager at LUCRUM, I am happy to report that things are going extremely well. The drive from Dayton to Cincinnati is actually enjoyable. I hit the road pretty early, so it’s just me, my coffee, my thoughts, my music and the news for 45 minutes. […]

32 Flavors & Then Some – Hermes Awards 2008

The Greater Dayton Advertising Association held their annual Hermes awards a little over a week ago. I am proud to say that Hafenbrack Marketing cleaned up – taking home a total of 32 Awards including Best of Show. Not too shabby. I mention this because: a.) I think the world of the amazing people at […]

32 Flavors & Then Some – Hermes Awards 2008

The Greater Dayton Advertising Association held their annual Hermes awards a little over a week ago. I am proud to say that Hafenbrack Marketing cleaned up – taking home a total of 32 Awards including Best of Show. Not too shabby. I mention this because: a.) I think the world of the amazing people at […]

Songza: Search Engine Meets Jukebox

Hey music fans. Check out Songza, a web 2.0 style search tool for music. Type in an artist or song name and songza will deliver a listing of search results linking to audio files. It then gives you a number of options including playing the track, embeding it in your web site, or ranking the […]

Kuler: Adobe’s Killer Color Application

Color choice is a critical part of design, especially on the web. The right color scheme can go a long way in making a site appealing and ultimately drawing new and repeat visitors. For those, like me, who can be color challenged check out kuler. This site from Adobe makes picking a color scheme easy. […]

4 Way Test for Better Blogging

Yesterday, I was given the distinct privilege of speaking to the Dayton Rotary on the topic of blogging. I was joined by emcee Alan Pippenger, who put the program together, and bloggers David Esrati, and Bill Pote. As a member of the organization, I was particularly thrilled to be able to address my fellow Rotarians […]

Signs, Signs, Everywhere Signs

What a treat to my friend Elizabeth Riley and her husband Mike, owners of Insignia Signs, featured in the business section of the Dayton Daily News. I actually saw Elizabeth this morning at an event where I was speaking about blogging, business, and brand you. She had invited me to address her BNI group on […]

Looking Good Dave

The Downtown Dayton Partnership has launched a brand new – and very nice might I add – web site. Thanks to Dayton Most Metro for pointing me to it. Anyway, as I was checking it out, I saw a link called My Downtown. It sounded interesting, so I clicked. To my pleasant surprise, I discovered […]