Readers blogs in Marketplace
May 27, 2007
| The word about word of mouth advertising
“I think OnMilwaukee.com is a great Web site. You should check it out.” Every time I’ve said those words I became not just a guy making a recommendation for a great web site. I became a media outlet, delivering advertising by word of mouth. One of the great holy grails of ...
Posted by nickpip at 8:40 a.m. | Talkbacks
May 10, 2007
| The World on Wheels- Getting a J-O-B
I recently attended a career fair hosted by the Milwaukee Bucks. Sports teams, media outlets and corporate employers from Wisconsin and Illinois were represented. As someone who has been out of school for almost a year, it was mostly an opportunity to get dressed up, make small talk with strang...
Posted by mz80 at 5:18 p.m. | Talkbacks
May 4, 2007
| QVC and Oprah
Yesterday on Oprah a group of inventors showcased their products for the chance to be featured on QVC and have the opportunity to literally change their life. The products shown met needs in a variety of areas of life, home decor, holidays, food and creativity. My favorites were the product that ...
Posted by thatgirlnicole at 10:52 p.m. | Talkbacks
March 18, 2007
| Real Estate Commission/You Get What You Pay For
Interesting article in Saturday’s Journal (also Sunday online) about a married couple who listed their house with a Broker/REALTOR, who shall remain nameless, and ended up getting what they felt was “double charged” on the commission rate once there house had an accepted offer o...
Posted by oliviasdad at 8:20 a.m. | Talkbacks
Feb. 23, 2007
| The Devil Consumer
Customer... "Is this purse going to go down in price anymore?" Me: "No. Its' already 70% off. It's the final markdown" Cusotmer: "Are you sure?" Me: "Yes I'm very sure. We don't mark down any further than 70 per...
Posted by kristin at 8:18 a.m. | Talkbacks
Jan. 23, 2007
| I Know Your Louis Vuitton Bag is Fake
I know people are thrilled to be attending these purse parties. Hey, it seems like a good idea right? All those pretty designer names all lined up; PRADA, LOUIS VUITTON, GUCCI, CHANEL, HERMES etc. Its kind of like a grown up candy isle isn't it? Pretty colors and sha...
Posted by kristin at 10:04 a.m. | Talkbacks
Jan. 22, 2007
| Low Rise Jeans ... Please Reconsider
I don't know about you all, but I hate going shopping for jeans. It's a painful glimpse at the reality of "post holiday weight", the odds that the most expensive pair will be the pair that "works", and my own personal theory that there are only five people in M...
Posted by kristin at 9:45 a.m. | Talkbacks
Jan. 19, 2007
| Every REALTOR is Created Equal...Sort of
Every REALTOR is created equal. Yes…I said it…every REALTOR is indeed created equal. Do you know one of us Milwaukee? I’d be willing to bet that you do. In this day and age, you can’t go out in public swinging a dead cat and NOT hit someone that ei...
Posted by oliviasdad at 12:46 p.m. | Talkbacks
Jan. 17, 2007
| Props to the hoodie
Now that winter's chill is upon us, I feel compelled to extend my glorious praise for the lowly hoodie. As I was walking down the street today, a brisk wind cut through the air. Normally this wind would have permeated my every cell, but not today. No, folks, I was rocking my...
Posted by TomSellecksMustache at 8:54 p.m. | Talkbacks
Dec. 28, 2006
In about 2 hours I'll be interveiwing for a job. The timing couldn't be better as if I got it I would probably start next week, just as my money reserves are officially depleted. 'God I hope I get it, I really hope I get it...' (seinfeld reference).
Posted by mortauthority at 10:18 a.m. | Talkbacks