Flourtown Bakery just started a Facebook page announcing its specialties like Flag Day cakes, Father’s day shirt cakes and strawberry shortcakes. On a sign at the checkout counter announcing the Facebook page is a QR code (a unique, small black and white checkered square) Customers can scan the pattern with their smartphones to jump to and follow the Bakery on Facebook. Beth Alio, Flourtown Bakery, Montgomery County, PA. Watch video here.
Russell Goudy, after a little setback, nevertheless tends to customers and business seated by the lightbulb section near the store entrance while son Russ tends to the store's burgeoning Internet business. William A Kilian Hardware. Watch video interview here.
I KEEP ON RUNNING INTO PEOPLE WHO ARE HOMESCHOOLING THESE DAYS. HOW LONG HAVE YOU BEEN DOING IT AND HOW DID YOU GET INTO IT? “I’ve been doing it for four years and I found out about it through my cousin. Actually, I home-schooled [my son] through public school the first year, cyber charter for the past three years. Public school wasn’t good for home schooling. WHAT DO YOU MEAN PUBLIC SCHOOL FOR HOMESCHOOLING? “I went through the public school. I got his books and everything from the public school. They were still getting funded for him but they would just give me the books and let me teach him at home and he would go to public school for testing. They weren’t good. Now the cyber school- they have a lot of support…he has a special ed teacher, a regular teacher and specialized teachers.” Tameica Lawrence of Mount Airy. Watch video interview here.
“I think it’s important that as professionals we’re able to differentiate what materials in our personal and professional life are consumable by everyone versus- , Kimberly Stever, eastwtick marketing. “Right, and the other things people are having problems with, I’m seeing a lot, is they’ll go on something like Twitter and they can’t tell who they should be when and where. So you’ll get people either acting like robots where it’s a quote a day and you feel it’s not the actual real person that’s speaking or else you’ll get someone that is mixing up a business message with a family message. Beth Brodovsky, iris creative Strategic Membership Communications.