Absolutely random thoughts from your favorite blogger

You Shouldn’t Have a Professional Business with a Generic Email Address

I was dealing with another attorney the other day on a matter, and I was shocked when he gave me an email address that ended in @optonline.net (the old internet provider in the greater New York area).   As I am actively running one, I understand the restrictions of operating a one or two person law firm, but there is absolutely no excuse for you to have a generic email address like @optonline, @gmail,@verizon, or any other local carrier's domain. As soon as I thought about this I shot off a tweet about it, and as is the nature of twitter, I was [...]

By |2018-07-18T14:01:15-04:00July 18th, 2018|Random|1 Comment

Fidelity, You Can Do Better

It has been a while since I have been this frustrated with a faceless corporation, but wow, has fidelity completely pissed me off, and what's worse it doesn't even matter.  So in an non-original fashion, I'll just bitch about it on my site that doesn't get enough pageviews to matter. Background of my Frustration with Fidelity About 2 months ago, I received an email from my brother who asked if I would be interested in starting another investment club.  This one would be with a buddy of his, and would focus a little bit more on dividend paying stocks.  Since, I have really enjoyed the [...]

By |2018-06-26T15:16:32-04:00June 26th, 2018|product review|2 Comments

5 Tips To Help You Through The Car-Buying Process

If you’re interested in buying a car at Abbotsford dealership, you may be dreading the process. Buying a car can be exhausting, and it’s a big decision. Even just thinking about shopping for a car at an Abbotsford dealership may make you tired, or fill you with a sense of dread. However, buying a car doesn’t have to be an ordeal. If you follow just a few helpful tips, you’ll be able to buy a car in just a few hours – and guarantee that you’ll get a good deal at any Abbotsford car dealership. Here’s what you need to do. Begin [...]

By |2018-06-26T20:39:33-04:00June 22nd, 2018|Random|0 Comments

Why Sweepstakes Remain an Effective Promotional Tool

One of the best marketing strategies for generating new leads, sales, social media followers, and greater brand exposure is to run giveaway promotions, also known as sweepstakes. Sweepstakes work especially well via social media platforms like Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and Pinterest. Well-run sweepstakes promotions usually require entrees to share the promotion, giving it more exposure than other channels. Why Run Sweepstakes in the First Place? Many businesses and brands have done very well with sweepstakes. They are incredibly easy to run and do not require a large investment. In addition to the low costs, the return on investment is very high. Some [...]

By |2018-06-20T16:15:34-04:00June 7th, 2018|Random|0 Comments

10 Ways to Make Your Presentation Stand out from the Crowd

Imagine that after finishing speaking, you hear loud applause. You see the audience smiling and longing to ask questions.  The day after everyone at university or work knows about the topic you have presented and knows you as an excellent speaker. This dream is possible to be true. All you need is to follow several simple yet useful pieces of advice to succeed a presentation.   Pay attention to the key points. When you prepare your presentation, think about the main question - what are the key points that the audience will remember? You should underline these points and pay your audience’s [...]

By |2018-08-15T23:37:44-04:00February 20th, 2018|Random|1 Comment