02 October 2012 ~ 0 Comments

Hexaflex Your Mind

A new person I stumbled across online today via a random link is Vi Hart who describes herself as a Mathemusician (right there is a BIG clue to how creative she is.)  Vi posted a video to YouTube sharing thoughts and demonstrating the possibilities of a folded-paper shape called a Hexaflexagon. If someone had tried to talk […]

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21 August 2012 ~ 0 Comments

Stop Rebooting and Start Building

Note: This is a full-on rant about sales that I just published over at my other blog, www.YouSuckAtSales.com — but I felt there were enough ideas on how to remedy their “sales fails” that it qualified to be shared on the Idea Guy site. I just received a cold-call from a mobile marketing company trying […]

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12 July 2012 ~ 0 Comments

Finding Crowdfunders

This post shares an opportunity that I think is out there just waiting to be developed by the best media salespeople. The latest buzzword on the web is “Crowdfunding” — pitching your project to the general public seeking financial support for putting your ideas into action – and this process is something that should be […]

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27 October 2011 ~ 0 Comments


For some reason Seth Godin’s web project Squidoo.com has been popping up on my radar recently.  I’d originally explored the site and its offerings back when Seth first launched it sometime in 2006.  I promptly created an account and began creating pages (Squidoo calls them Lenses) and would update them fairly inconsistently and infrequently.  It […]

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02 April 2011 ~ 1 Comment

What I say about you is more important than what YOU say about you

I just finished reading Gary Vaynerchuk’s latest book, The Thank You Economy. I’d had an opportunity to see and hear Gary speak live about his new book via several online resources, and while there is no denying Gary is passionate speaker, he can tear off on a tangent unrelated to the topic at-hand and will […]

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15 July 2010 ~ 1 Comment

Making Media Obsolete

In my role as an Internet Sales Manager for a broadcast company, I often tell clients during consults that if they execute an effective new media campaign, it is possible for them to grow their own audience comprised of so many qualified individuals that they will outgrow the benefit of using traditional media to broadcast […]

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