Category Archives: Blog

Office Pets

Did you know that we used to have an office Chihuahua?  Her name was Google. Fitting no? She was really cute. But she pooped everywhere.  It made the place smell bad.  Then she did the unthinkable and bit a kid.  In the knee. So we gave her away. And then that person gave her away …

New Office = New SHOPportunities

We had a potential office space buyer come into our office the other day and he posed a good question. He asked me if the infrastructure was included in the sale price of the unit.  I hadn’t really put a lot of thought into it either way; just the fact that I hadn’t thought about …

Marketing – Why people don’t spend money.

I”m trying to figure out when marketing for businesses became a nice-to-have rather than a need-to-have?  It”s obviously a common issue faced within the “local” design community- I use that in a loose “Canada wide” sense.  And really, it has to be a problem faced within all shops of our size.  A few reasons for …

Art work ***Warning NSFW

So we had a contest running on our website, (this website right here) since it’s launch way back when.  Basically,  you could draw something with your mouse according to the posted theme and if your drawing was selected you would win $55.  It failed.  Miserably. F.A.I.L.  The only drawings that were ever submitted were drawings …

Thirsty Thursday – Sweet Blogging Dreams

I fell asleep last night dreaming of my next blog post.  I think that must be a common ‘issue’ that ‘bloggers’ especially ‘mega-bloggers’ like myself have to wrestle with.  I’ve written three blog posts, so I am therefore calling myself a ‘mega blogger’ now.  I count entitlement as a great quality to have.  Not at …

September New Year’s

So most people have New Year’s resolutions where they commit to losing weight and giving up vices such as drugs, smoking and the Internets and just  generally improving their life.   Well I don’t smoke and I find that September is really my New Years. So for my September New Years (SNY) (BTW SNY starts after …