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David E. Bowman – Squidoo Lens Returns

I gave a speech earlier this week to the Dayton LinkedIn Group.  In the speech, I spoke about some easy ways that individuals can use the web to build their personal brand.  One tool I referenced was Squidoo – one of the most useful sites (or grouping of sites) on the web. Squidoo is a […]

Mud

Thanks to the Dayton Business Journal for the wonderful article they wrote about the Epilepsy Foundation of Western Ohio’s Mudstock 08 Mud Volleyball Tournament.  Like every non profit, we don’t have much budget for advertising – so free publicity is really appreciated.  So again… THANK YOU!   As is stated in the article, we are […]

Help! I Need Somebody…

Do you live in or around Dayton, Ohio?  Are you interested in spending an hour or two per month making new connections and sharpening your professional skills – all while making a huge difference in the lives of people in need of help? If so, please consider volunteering to help the Epilepsy Foundation of Western […]

The Physics of Marketing – Ideal Gas Law

If you have ever climbed up a mountain, you know that it is much colder at the top than at the bottom. Have you ever wondered why? Well it is because the atmospheric pressure is much lower than if you were at sea level. There is simply less atmosphere above you. This relationship between pressure, […]

GetMidwest Campaign Facing Global Competition?

I saw on Esrati.com today that the Dayton Development Coalition launched their GetMidwest.com website. In my humble opinion, all sides have now voiced their respective opinions on the merits and shortcomings of this campaign, and it seems as if there is not much more to say about it. In spite of my creative differences, I […]

Get Yourself Connected…

Thanks to Michelle Kaye at Battelle and Battelle, who brought me in today to speak about networking, social media, blogs, networking, and the emerging web to a number of her fellow employees as well as some of the employees of McGohan Brabender.  Originally the event was going to be held at Battelle and Battelle, but […]

Dirty Video from Dayton

When is it alright to do something dirty with your friends and co-workers?  When you enter a team in the Epilepsy Foundation of Western Ohio Mud Volleyball Tournament on July 12, 2008.  This year the theme is “Mudstock – Peace, Love, Mud.”  Starting at 9:00am and lasting all day, it will be located at Wegerzyn […]

I Saw You… Walking In the Rain…

Nope, I am not posting about Oran Juice Jones and his classic hit referenced in the title of this post. I am talking about the Epilepsy Foundation of Western Ohio fund raising event that was held last weekend at Delco park in Kettering, Ohio. It was a very rainy Saturday, and still 75 people turned […]

Would You Miss Max & Erma’s?

I read in today’s Dayton Business Journal that Max & Erma’s, a regional restaurant chain, was being acquired by a firm out of Pittsburgh. Borrowing a question that my friend John Moore poses regularly on his blog Brand Autopsy, “Would you miss them if they were gone?” Details of the buyout of the chain of […]

Would You Miss Max & Erma’s?

I read in today’s Dayton Business Journal that Max & Erma’s, a regional restaurant chain, was being acquired by a firm out of Pittsburgh. Borrowing a question that my friend John Moore poses regularly on his blog Brand Autopsy, “Would you miss them if they were gone?” Details of the buyout of the chain of […]