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New Business Plan Available & Customized For You

By BusinessLife, published on Sep 14, 2010

A dear friend and executive at an ad agency in North Myrtle Beach (yes, I’m jealous) has a phrase near and dear to my wallet.

“If it’s free, it’s for me.”

With that in mind, I am looking for a new business challenge to dig into and solve. If you have a challenge or a new business need and the “if it’s free, it’s for me” price tag works for you, submit your challenge that includes your:

1-Goal (in detail)

2-Target market

3-Competition

4-Product/Service

Additionally:

5-What has been the most successful product/service of your business?

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Genius is Rare But SmARTistically Flourishing

By BusinessLife, published on Sep 14, 2010

What do you do when you see the cigarette industry hit hard with thousands of cigarette machines taken out of businesses and community locations nationwide? You revamp the machines into Art-O-Mats of course. I’m a bit prideful in saying I actually used to work alongside the founder of Art-O-Mat. To be honest, I was shoved in a corner of the downstairs creative department of a nationally-recognized ad agency. My corner and the chair and computer I called my home away from home was right next to one Clark Whittington. This man was often quiet and reserved yet brilliant in his artistic... (more)

Tags: business, art, art o mat, smart art, entrepreneurial success, smithsonian, moma, clark whittington, gillean smith

Visiting My Parents At Arlington National Cemetery PART II

By BusinessLife, published on Nov 18, 2017

My parents were marked. I should say the place where my parents resided was marked on the map. How nice. Since my car was in a paid parking lot, I asked if I would have to pay for the time there. The woman behind the visitor's desk stared at me as if she thought I might be an idiot or just plain stupid. She advised me that I would not have to pay. I just needed to take a little piece of paper that she now handed me and present it to the parking attendant. She suggested I ask the traffic attendants what to do from there. What I wanted to suggest to her would not at all have been polite. But... (more)

Tags: lyndon johnson, arlington national cemetery, gillean smith, writing a book, merriman smith, the white house, jack kennedy, john kennedy, true stories

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