Things Can Make Us Happy - Especially If Not Purchased

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Also, by accident, I purchased cat not dog food. As more of us rent, marketers have to figure out a meme to over-ride free. Can they conjure up purchasing as more magical than the renters' version of dumpster diving. Sure, the process of shopping for something, bringing it home, and then enjoying it - the ritual can generate great happiness. And it can be long term. Every time we glance over to that perfect area rug we feel unique contentment.

End of Influencers, Return of Brands - How Generation Z Makes Purchasing Decisions

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The big bang is that members of Generation Z (those born between 1997 and 2015) ignore influencers in their purchasing decisions. How they spend it could represent a game-changer in the U.S. Trends Interrupted. Again, that is happening. Instead they pay attention to brands.    That is what Goldman Sachs found in its survey of 1,800 of its interns, reports BusinessInsider. 

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Amazon Purchases 3 Cryptocurrency Domains - Major Vote of Confidence in Blockchain

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  Those are the 3 cryptocurrency domain addresses Amazon's legal department  recently purchased.    Back in 2013, Amazon had purchased amazonbitecoin.com. " Some may recall that venture capitalist and founder of TechCrunch Michael Arrington transacted his purchase of property in the Ukraine using blockchain. For example, here in the U.S. amzonethereum.com. amazoncryptocurrency. amazoncryptocurrencies.com.

Millennials Can't Shake Memory of Hard Times - That's Blowing Up Traditional Purchasing Patterns

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

" In fact so much have hard times affected us Baby Boomers that many have become what we promised ourselves we wouldn't: our parents' wounded selves post-The Great Recession. Millennials are much like Lee Chandler in  Manchester By the Sea.    They experienced a catastrophe and just can't shake the memory of it.    For Millennials, reports BusinessInsider , that was the sustained economic downturn. Those psychological scars won't heal.

The Current Radical Savings - Can It Become U.S. Norm?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

"As of April 2020, the U.S. in March, according to the U.S. For another, pent-up demand will burst at the seams and purchases will have to be made of those big-ticket items like a replacement for the car with 200,000 miles. 

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Bankruptcy: Growing in U.S., Stigma-Free

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The game our parents who endured The Great Recession was supposed to teach us Baby Boomers was frugality. And, given the high level of debt in the U.S., And purchases could come with a higher interest rate.  Of course, that didn't happen. Neither has it happened that the crash in 2008 establish extreme caution about spending with all other generations.

2019 43

Heading into Q2 - Those of Us on Rollercoaster Ride Are Plum Worn Now

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  Then there are ordinary folks like myself who feel unable to make a decision about purchasing a big ticket item such as a new car. MarketWatch plays out scenarios for Q2 of 2019.    There could be a continuation of the strong market gains from Q2.    There could be a lessening of the momentum. There could also be a move downward if optimism fades or a Whatever happens. And we small investors have become exhausted by the rollercoaster ride. 

2019 43

Toys 'R' Us Closing - Brutal Lesson about Need for Diverse Sales Channels

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The collapse of Toys 'R' Us is triggering havoc in the business of traditional players in the toy industry. Fortune mentions that some of the Toys 'R' US stores in Canada, where business has good, could survive. And the best 200 stores in the U.S. could be purchased.  They range from Mattel to Lego. In Fortune , Kristen Korosec describes the carnage.

2018 40

Legal gobbledygook & a lesson in US history

Max Atkinson

Apparently people who work for the US government never had to take US history! For the edification of uninformed FHA bureaucrats, the title to the land prior to U.S.

Staples: Patron Saint of All of Us Still PC-Centric

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

 Then there are those of us still PC-centric. You bet, we panic, even if we had had the foresight to purchase a service agreement with a consumer electronics player like Staples. The cool digitals are post-PC.  Sure we have the iPhone and tablet.  But our living still depends on the software, e.g. Word, that's loaded on PCs. Also, a PC is big.  My chubby fingers can fly on it, not like on the iPhone. If the PC goes down, we're screwed.

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U.S. Postal Service Gets Hang of Era of Ecommerce

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Finally the distressed U.S.   POLITICO reports that it is piloting a program in San Francisco of same-day delivery for merchandise purchased on the Internet.  Postal Service is getting a feel for how to operate in an era of ecommerce.    That would start on December 12 and could generate $10 million to $50 million annually, just in San Francisco.    Delivering packages is the one niche in which the USPS has been doing okay. 

Cash-for-Kidneys - 3 Reasons for Legalizing Those Transactions in U.S.

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Just as substance abusers frequently die from illegal drug purchases, so can kidney sellers-and buyers.    Progressives in the U.S. So, yes, the cash-for-kidney transactions should be regulated in the U.S. Many economically vulnerable residents in the U.S.   During these volatile economic times, driven by technology, for too many of us the unthinkable happened: financial collapse. The economy is global.

2017 40

Credibility of U.S. Legal System in Global Play

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Even before U.S. The executive order relating to TikTok mandates a forced sale of the mobile video app or the ban of its services in the U.S. Meanwhile  both Microsoft and Twitter  have indicated interest in purchasing TikTok. That will be where it has its U.S. So the filing will be U.S. The undertow is the growing trade tension between the U.S. Also it will claim that it undermines trust in the business community worldwide in the U.S.

2020 40

Facebook - On it we can leverage our dogs and kids to help us professionally network, versus buttoned-down LinkedIn

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

For example, there's little incentive for us to purchase a premium membership. That  That only allows us to contact a small number of people through its private email system. Soon enough they think of us when it comes to business. It's fun. And easy. On Facebook, you can enlist your dog or your kids to help you network for professional reasons. One cute photo and some wit will do it.

2016 43

Marketing to Women: Catch us if you can

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  That was a breakthrough for us females who didn't possess the aesthetically correct body type or cheekbones or weren't milky white with blond straight hair.  Yet, marketers still tend to look at and communicate with us as if we were a homogeneous group. 

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Raj Rajaratnam: What would he pay us for a kidney?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  Today, U.S. But had Rajaratnam remained out on bail while his lawyers appealed that sentence, he might have gone on the market to purchase a kidney.  Raj Rajaratnam's kidney transplant will likely be billed to taxpayers, now that he's in prison.  Judge Richard Holwell sentenced Rajaratnam to 11 years for insider trading and required that he go directly to jail. 

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2008 40

Furries and Fluid Identities: Will the concept of the "self" wind up in the U.S. Supreme Court?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

There is also another issue, one familiar to all of us in creative professions, be they acting, speechwriting, or cartooning.    Those of us who do this well, that is master having a fluid identity, succeed in our creative career paths.    That holiday has become more embraced than Christmas because society gives us license to become whoever we want for several hours. 

2012 60

"You Can't Make This Stuff Up" - Lee Gutkind walks us through how to write creative nonfiction

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  Readers love the mixture of the two so much that they are willing to pony up their dollars to purchase it. The fun of the book, at least for those of us who know Gutkind, is that highly personal part.  I first encountered Gutkind in what was a past life for both of us.  The one genre in writing which is selling briskly and actually growing is what has been named "creative nonfiction." 

2012 40

Financial Literacy: So few of us get a high score (and what the International Center for Journalists is doing about that)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  Among them is the lack of essential self worth which we attempt to mask with purchasing real estate, cars, clothes, and meals out, including picking up the check for others way too often.  The mission of the program is for us to help others, especially minorities like ourselves, to raise their financial literacy score.  Nine years ago this November there I was sitting on the carpet in the hallway of my medical doctor's office. 

2012 40

Be There, From Miles Away: The Webinar As A Sales Tool

Communication Steroids

Tim and I were looking at several tools to help us “datamine” the social media for a new client. Radian6 hosted a “webinar” for Tim and I to teach us what their product could do, and how we would use it.

2010 52

Edelman's Job Just Got Lots More Challenging: Client Kodak Hit with Shareholder Lawsuit

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

It was U.S. What she suspected was funny business associated with Kodak stock purchases prior to the announcement of a government loan for Kodak for it to pivot into a pharma manufacturer. 

2020 52

Concerns about Possible Insider Trading - Edelman Represents Kodak

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Warren has questions about the stock purchases of two Kodak insiders. Giant public relations firm Edelman has developed a brandname representing controversial people, organizational developments, and corporations. Some may recall it represented GE employee Peter Lanza whose son Adam Lanza orchestrated the Sandy Hook, Connecticut massacre and his own suicide. Currently, Edelman is representing Kodak, reports Kevin McCauley in Odwyerpr.com.

2020 40

Understanding Gen Z: Characteristics, Habits, and Differences from Millennials Explained

SlideModel

of the U.S. They are quick to purchase from hyped brands, will queue for hours during a new product launch and become vocal brand ambassadors on social media as long as the brand maintains a trending place in the Gen Z culture. Furthermore, as YPulse’s research shows Gen Z is far more likely to purchase limited edition items from brands — another attestation to their “creative” side.

2020 73

How the Endowment Effect can Affect Businesses

SlideModel

The sense of ownership in this case would encourage the consumer to retain the service, which would not have existed if he/she had to purchase the service without first owning it. This can compel people to continue with a subscription by making a purchase once the trial period is over. Despite this, a sense of ownership encourages people to make a purchase, even though there might be a better service which might not offer the free trial or free classes. The 2008 U.S.

2020 47

Along with WFH, Biking

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

A sign of biking times, two weeks ago, I put a for-sale notice on the Next Door listserv (free to post) for a trike (adult tricycle) I purchased in October 2019. Within 24 hours I had sold the trike (it hadn't been cheap) for only $100 less than the original purchase price. For example, unlike the bunker of driving  a car, bike riding opens us to socializing. My hunch is that the auto industry socialized ordinary people to purchase cars.

2020 40

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Beyond Bullet Points

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Lucas County, OH Leads State in COVID-19 Deaths - Face Mask Maker Marki

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  And, once I took a peek into the bag, after I made my purchase, I found out that Marki is also generous. For those of us whose MO is to run, there is no where to run - at least not that most of us can afford. Such a reversal of fortune. Lucas County, Ohio had been a relative safe heaven from COVID-19. We who lived here felt blessed. On Facebook we reassured our friends around the world that we were doing just fine. That was then.

2020 63

WASHINGTON POST: Saved!

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  THE WASHINGTON POST has been purchased by Jeff Bezos of Amazon.com for $250 million.  He goes for market share instead of the big bucks on each purchase.  Surely someone at WaPo will get the notion to have him run for U.S. Those who love newspapers rejoice today that one of the most iconic has been saved.  In hawking consumer goods and even B2B services like cloud storage, Bezos is a genius.

Facebook Pay - Will This Be Slow to Launch?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Targeted directly at Venmo, whose parent is PayPal, Facebook Pay will launch this week in the U.S. It can be used in peer payments, fundraising, for events tickets, and in-game purchases. Initially that will be restricted to Facebook and Messenger. Essentially, Facebook Pay is a platform for the transmission of funds. Axion, which covered this development, speculates this could represent a kind of power play against PayPal which pulled out of the Libra (cryptocurrency) consortium. 

2019 40

Coronavirus - First Shoe to Fall

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

That's Forbes analysis of the drying up of air traffic between the US and China and China and the US.   Will students still come from China to the US for education, ranging from prep school to college and advanced degrees? What impeachment?

2020 56

Another Rite of Passage Goes Poof: Buying That First Car (HURRAH!)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

So universal is that first car purchase a symbol of entrance into adulthood that one security question on financial accounts is: What was the brand of your first car. The CT property tax had been my tipping point on car purchasing

2018 56

Breaking Comedy’s DNA: Review

Pro Humorist

In my experience living in the U.S. I do completely agree with him when he says that as comedians and comedy writers we cannot just always wait for things to happen to us, or for us to observe events before we write comedy about them. And at some point I would love to purchase one of Jerry’s Skype comedy coaching sessions. If you’re in the market to purchase a book to learn comedy writing, or stand-up material, you would be wise to purchase this book.

2015 109

5 Reasons Every Speaker Should Write a Book (and How to Write Yours in 90 Days)

Succeed Speaking

[NOTE: This post contains affiliate links to free resources, which means I may be paid a commission if you choose to purchase any products for sale on the external sites. I think it happens to all of us who feel like we’ve got something really important to share. Thank you for reading.]. If you’re a speaker, or if you want to speak, you should write a book. You’ve probably heard that before.).

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"Upstairs Downstairs" - American Style, from Pre-gentrified Jersey City to West Toledo, Ohio

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The British import "Upstairs Downstairs" delighted us Americans.  For example, in pre-gentrified Jersey City, New Jersey, a family would pool financial resources and purchase a duplex. And there are those of us who have had to learn to purchase the services we need and create the whatevers which will sustain us emotionally and spiritually.   But, actually, we had and still have our own versions of the upstairs/downstairs phenomenon.

2019 43

When at Sanity Tipping Point, Seek Clarity with Madame Clairevoyant

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

I rolled the motorcycle I had purchased into the Home Depot parking lot. Reflection: So  many of us have nothing left to lose.  For me, at least, New York Magazine's Madame Clairevoyant nailed it. Here , for the rest of you, is her projection of how this week of March 23rd, 2020 will play out for each sign of the Zodiac. Yes, I am lacking patience, as Madame Clairevoyant observes.

2020 43

A great resource for presenters–Indezine.com

PowerPoint Tips

It also offers a huge number of backgrounds, both for free and for purchase. EllenFinkelstein.com: Could you give us an overview of the resources on the site? I want to share with you a great resource for presenters– Indezine.com.

2011 214

Many Bars Closed or Limited in Capacity, The Lonely Belly Up to Supermarket Grocery Checkout

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

And for those of us who never went for extensive small talk it's beyond annoying. He okayed that the change he would have received from his cash purchase be put on his Kroger's card - but reluctantly. Bartenders have been the universal ear for The Lonely.

2020 56

The Best “San Francisco” Speakers at SXSW

DeFinis Communications

As a panel member of “Go Here, Do This: Location + Collective,” Jill will discuss how tools like group-purchasing sites created around local communities and mobile check-in apps are being focused towards completing a specific action.

Branding - Disruptor Role in Legal Services

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Accounting firm PwC now provides legal services in the U.S. Unlike much of large law firms in the U.S., The results range from actual purchases to heeding the brand messages such as to restrict children's online time.

2018 52

Ruth Bader Ginsburg Dissent Necklace - Commercially Available (half of the $15 price goes to 3 good causes)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

For only 15 bucks, Rubino tells us, we can purchase a necklace or a pin. The wonderful news connected with all this is that 50% of the purchase price goes to three legal non-profits. America's sweetheart-Ruth Bader Ginsburg-is a genius with symbolism. As lawyer-journalist Kathryn Rubino reports in Abovethelaw : " when Ruth Bader Ginsburg is particularly peeved about a dissent she's penned, she wears a particular jabot-the decorative lace collar.

2017 40

Orlando, Florida - Jinxed?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Those of us with experience in voodoo believe in The Jinx. No surprise, some of us have a hunch that Orlando, Florida might be the victim of a jinx. At the end of the 1990s, I purchased a This Old House on the Gold Coast of Connecticut. Someone, anyone, or even a non-human entity somewhere in the ether can cast a spell. If it's a dark spell, the consequences could be catastrophic.

Oprah’s Farewell: The Final Ovation for One of the World’s Most Influential Public Speakers

DeFinis Communications

I recently heard the story of a woman who purchased a pair of Oprah’s shoes at an auction. She has a natural way of communicating that draws us in. Wednesday for Women Celebrates Oprah! Oprah’s legend is…well…legendary.

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