Naming Names… How to Name your Business, Product or Service

Naming Names… How to Name your Business, Product or Service Sometimes the best inspiration comes from hearing about the deconstruction of other company’s names. For you, I am happy to share how I came up with “Slice A Day :: your slice on marketing”… First the purpose and vision of my site was to have people volunteer some marketing stories…true case studies of business owners and how they promote business. Then gathered the supplies for brainstorming. I had a sheet of paper, pencil and a dictionary/thesaurus. Let the brainstorming begin! I love really clever, catchy and visual names. It comes from having a web design and creative background. The AIGA.org hosts a local networking event called “Brew” with the tagline …

Brainstorming Techniques

Brainstorming Techniques Have you been in a “brainstorming” session where each person just defended their own ideas? Worse is when people don’t suggest ideas at all, for fear they’ll be attacked. That’s no way to brainstorm. Brainstorming is using the power of many minds, and ideas should flow freely and trigger other ideas. How do you make that happen? The Key To Good Brainstorming You have to have a good leader to have good brainstorming. The leader isn’t there to impose his will, though, but to stop the imposition of anyones will. His role is to stop criticisms, arguments, and even strong opinions, at least in the first part of the session. A brainstorming session needs to be spontaneous, open …

How To Start Your Own Scrapbook Making Business

How To Start Your Own Scrapbook Making Business The Scrapbook industry is one of the biggest industries in the country. According to studies, the scrapbook industry earns about $3Billion each year and this figure keeps on growing. For creative people scrapbooking can be a very lucrative home based business that is done from the comfort of your own home. If you are creative and you know how to make use of whatever materials that you have available, this business will not require a large amount of captial to get started. With just your creativity and a few supplies you can ready create good scrapbooks. Learning the art of scrapbook making: Starting out a home-based scrapbook making business is fairly easy …

Educational Opportunities in Video Games

Educational Opportunities in Video Games There’s Lessons in Them Thar Games! Who would have ever thought that video games – a form of entertainment – could improve the minds of those that play them! The truth is that amid all the cool graphics, the fantastic music, and the intriguing plots, educational opportunities are abound – and to find them, one only needs to look at them a little closer. 1. Video games improve strategic thinking. Rare is the video game that doesn’t require its player to make a decision two or three steps ahead of a current situation. With constant play, players quickly learn the advantage of strategic thinking and they start to apply it to actual world opportunities. 2. …