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17
Dec

The debate on “Uptalking”

Having read Marybeth Seitz-Brown’s essay on linguistics and “uptalk” on Slate, I can say she is correct on every point except one: communicating WITH her audience. Years ago, I traveled to Hong Kong, Taiwan and Japan to help sell a marketing concept to audiences who mostly spoke english. Fortunately, beforehand I’d done some homework, and […]

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10
Jul

Vator Announces Speaker Lineup for Venture Shift

Speakers Dave McClure, clinic 500 Startups Kate Mitchell, buy cialis Scale Venture Partners Alexander Mouldovan, Marketo Ann Miura-Ko, Floodgate Bambi Francisco, Vator Chris Hulls, Life360 Corey Reese, Ness Computing Craig Sherman,Meritech Capital Dave Samuel, Freestyle Dave Whorton, Tugboat Duncan Davidson,Bullpen Capital Ethan Kurzweil, Bessemer Venture Partners Ezra Roizen,Ackrell Capital Jeff Clavier,SoftTech VC Jessica Alter, Founder Dating […]

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26
Jun

Dallas proofreader, writer and editor Elaine Rogers launches SplendidlySaid.com

DFW proofreader, editor, writer and biographer Elaine Rogers has launched SplendidlySaid.com, her newest editorial services site, for corporate and agency clients needing contract editorial and PR services. Rogers is a dynamo (she taught herself WordPress to produce the site) and is bringing energy to several ventures, and networking like crazy around North Texas. Having seen […]

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21
Jun

Social Media – Hey Kids, Let’s Put on a Show!

Interestingly enough, Social Media continues to be “that thing” best left to the interns and young hires who “get it.” It is a lot like the company newsletter, the eBlast and various sundry promotions that sound great and feel good in the conference room, until it all rolls downhill to the poor lackey who’ll produce […]

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30
Mar

The Power of a Testimonial

One of our longtime clients, Complete Athlete, has the enviable business plan of “helping baseball players reach their genetic potential.” In short, they change young athletes’ lives, helping them climb the baseball ladder by teaching them how to stay healthy, how to perform and what to expect in pursuit of college-level (and possibly professional) baseball. […]

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