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It's impossible to "recession-proof" our businesses. So?

By Guest Blogger, Mary Schmidt, Marketing Troubleshooter Amidst all the "how to" blog posts and articles listing survive and thrive tips - the reality is we can't really make our businesses or lives impervious to the slings and arrows of fortune, outrageous and otherwise. We can, however, take charge of... Read more →

Join The Cause to Help Violence Against Women

Since I became a blogger almost two years ago when I launched Donna's Promo Talk I've written several posts about Dove's Campaign For Real Beauty in an effort to help spread their positive self-esteem messages. One of the social media marketing firms that has helped Dove get this message out... Read more →

Marketing to Women Online with the E-Commerce Diva

A few months ago I was asked by Jamila White of E-Commercie Masterminds (she's a true Diva - not the Sarah Palin kind, the expert in her field kind) if I would join her in her Masterminds Coaching Calls, as her first guest. What an honor! Jamila is one of... Read more →

Buzzing about marketing to women online

The marketing to women world is heating up like a house-a-fire. Seems like everywhere I turn someone is either talking about marketing to women, writing about marketing to women, questioning the concept of marketing to women, or dissing the whole idea. What does it all mean? It means the marketing... Read more →

"Well, at least I'll have company."

By Guest Blogger, Mary Schmidt, Marketing Troubleshooter My financial planner called this morning with good news, MetLife had approved my long-term care policy in record time, and given me a preferred rate. Seems I'm "young" relatively speaking. I l laughingly noted the speed could be because they're so darned happy... Read more →

The Brow Diva: Artistry for the Face

Are you fighting with your eyebrows? When you look in the mirror every morning - do you comb your bangs down so your eyebrows won't show? Do you whip out your eyebrow pencil and try to create that Bette Davis movie-star look? While I have never tried eyebrow pencils, I... Read more →

Yes, You, Too, Can Prosper in a Down Economy

Tired of the gloom and doom pouring out of Wall Street, CNN, NBC, ABC, CBS, OXY (made that last one up but...hey, it may be the call letters for some news show, somewhere...and if it isn't, let's start one with those call letters, anyone game?)... I know I'm sick and... Read more →

Helping to Celebrate Women's Leadership

Last night I attended an event that was hosted by one of our local organizations, the Rochester Women's Network. It was in celebration of their 30 year anniversary and the theme of this 30th year gala was "A Celebration of Women's Leadership. Delicious food, stimulating conversation, opportunities to make new... Read more →