Author Archives: Art Johnson

GE Attempt at Deception Doesn’t Fool Anyone

Shocking Overstatement by GE in Leading Trade Magazine   The Nov. 2014 Retail Observer has a two-page GE ad/editorial pronouncing- “GE Appliances is committed as ever to serving our customers and helping them grow their business.” They must be kidding. … Continue reading

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An Old Appliance Name: Chambers

Chambers Ranges and the Famous Daisy Burner This is a real blast from the past. I don’t remember much about Chambers Ranges and cooktops. They were purchased by KitchenAid back in the mid-1980’s. (At the time KitchenAid brand was part … Continue reading

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Employee Dress and Appearance at Starbucks

Tattoos OK…Jewelry Not So Much There’s been so much blather on social media about the recently announced Starbucks’ Dress Code, I wanted to see for myself what this dress code actually says. I looked it up, and I’ve attached the … Continue reading

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Management Advice

Peter Drucker’s Wisdom As I review my previous blogs, a brief blog referring to one of Peter Drucker’s famous quotes shows up in my top 10 blogs, no matter how I seem to sort them. It’s at least partly because … Continue reading

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What do you want in an insurance policy?

Need Insurance? Get these provisions on your new policy. Ask your agent to make sure that any insurance policy he offers you has these provisions. Do you think they are reasonable requests? -Your children can remain on your policy up … Continue reading

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Best Tripod Mount for your SmartPhone and More

Shoulderpod S1 In the last year or so I've been doing some event photography, and short YouTube videos using my iPhone 4S. I used an adapter called a Glif to connect my iPhone 4S to a tripod. There were other … Continue reading

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Your New iPhone 6 Needs Some Accessories

Top iPhone 6 accessories 3 iPhone 6 Accessories You’ll Need Very Soon After spending way too much money on a new iPhone, I decided that it was important to spend more money to protect it, and even a bit more … Continue reading

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Apps for your New iPhone 6

5 Apps worth getting for your iPhone 6 Here are 5 apps that come highly rated for use with the iPhone 6. They’re not new apps, but they’ve all been updated to take advantage of the IOS8 operating system as … Continue reading

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Reasons to buy a new iPhone 6

Why I bought an iPhone 6 Considering an iPhone 6? There are some good reasons to buy this pricey phone, and some reasons that are more involved with ego and prestige. Here’s why I bought mine: For the great camera. … Continue reading

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Small Business Marketing

Guerrilla Marketing I was doing some research today, and I came across the name of Jay Conrad Levinson, the author of the book Guerilla Marketing (1984), and the founder of the Guerilla Marketing movement. Unfortunately, Mr. Levinson, died in 2013. … Continue reading

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