I've recently been forced to examine my budget more closely. My husband and I will be losing a portion of our annual income and while it won't be catastrophic, it was worth taking a close look at how we're spending our money to ensure we're doing the best we can. What we found surprised me. … Continue reading How I Found An Extra $4,000 In My Budget
Ever wish you could have a personal assistant? Better yet, ever wish for one that you don’t even have to talk to? That’s what I think of when I think of Zapier. While there are potentially a million ways to describe Zapier, it’s essentially a tool to help you accomplish more by automating processes and … Continue reading How Zapier Saves [4,500 Hours Of] My Life
It was really hard for me to come up with something that was nontraditional, because I feel like a lot of the advertisements that I see are in pretty normal spots. So, I decided to dig around and do a little research, because even though there may not be a lot of creative advertising on … Continue reading Advertising Through CAPTCHA
I really like this commercial for the iPhone. I normally don't find commercials to be very effective forms of advertising, at least not on myself. However, I think this ad does a great job. It starts out by setting the scene of someone taking a picture. Then for the entire commercial, we go through many … Continue reading iPhone Commercial
Sports Marketing This is when a company pays money for a certain event or athlete. This is most popular in golf and motorsports, such as NASCAR. A company pays a certain amount in cash or provides a tangible good for an athlete (such as a golf ball or a beverage for a driver), and the … Continue reading Types of Sponsorships
"CrossFit is like the total opposite of Fight Club. The first rule of CrossFit is that you MUST talk about it ALL THE TIME. And the second rule is that you have to check in on Facebook. Every single time." -CrossFitter Hater Found On YouTube (but also a truth teller) As a recently converted CrossFitter, I … Continue reading Reasons To Do CrossFit
So for those of you who may not know, Washington, D.C., is probably my second favorite city in the United States (just falls slightly behind Los Angeles on my list of favorites). I had the privilege of going up there for a couple of days to visit my mom and sister as they were up … Continue reading Adventure: Washington, D.C.