The Junk Drawer – 6

I was running errands on Sunday and on the way home heard an old Fleetwood Mac/Stevie Nicks tune Silver Spring http://is.gd/a4Lf6 .  This made me think of an interview with Stevie Nicks I… Continue reading

Getting Social Leads to Referrals

Those of you who have participated in Sage Sales Academy or Ninety Five 5 know who Mahan Khalsa is.  While attending Sage Consultants Academy, I received a copy of revised edition of Khalsa’s… Continue reading

Make a Referral Week

This week John Jantsch (Duct Tape Marketing) launched a week long campaign of business owners making referrals to other business owners  http://www.ducttapemarketing.com/blog/2010/03/08/it-is-make-a-referral-week/.  This is the second year of this effort. John Jantsch has… Continue reading

Free Publicity – Effective PR from a journalist’s point of view

The entire program of content was excellent as usual at SLAAA, but I was most impressed by Jeff Crilley, president and CEO of Real News Public Relations http://www.realnewspr.com.  A copy of Crilley’s book… Continue reading

Social Media: Candidate, Message, and the People

This afternoon, I am posting from the Libertarian State Leadership Alliance (LSLA) Conference in Austin, TX – as a part of my live presentation on Social Media. For candidates as with marketers, message… Continue reading

Go Figure

The two blog posts that are searched/clicked on the most: Amy Rothstein:  https://dwesterberg.wordpress.com/2009/12/28/amy-rothstein/ What Your Ring Tone Says About You:  https://dwesterberg.wordpress.com/2009/12/12/what-your-ring-tone-says-about-you/ Who woulda thunk?

The Five People You Meet in Hell: Surviving Katrina

If you feel you are being challenged by circumstances in your life, a few pages into The Five People You Meet in Hell:  Surviving Katrina by Robert Smallwood will provide you with the… Continue reading

Dawn’s World: The Best of

I am going to be doing a lot of reading this weekend in preparation for a number of presentations — all of which will result in new blog articles. So I’m issuing a… Continue reading

A Colorful, Consequential Texan

“The Soviets are not so much in danger from the West, but from the soft underbelly of its southern boarders.”  I’m paraphrasing something that Professor Theofanis Stavrou said roughly 30 years ago when… Continue reading

That’s Entertainment!

I was watching the Winter Olympics with my cousins years ago, men’s figure skating, when Steve blurted out, “I can’t stand this!  Grown men dressed like Las Vegas show girls!  Bring back barrel… Continue reading