Monthly Archives: November 2009

“Wear Em Down” Customer Service

It seems a large number of companies have adopted a marketing strategy I would dub the “Wear Em Down” method.  Have you run into this recently?  As I was trying to re-balance my embattled 401K funds, some companies required the proverbial act of congress to relinquish my money.  They literally required so much of my […]

What Do I Get My Kids For Christmas?

What are your kids asking for this holiday?  It probably depends on their age.  If they want the red hot Zhu Zhu pets, well good luck.  Those elusive automated hamsters are in short supply!   Regardless of their age, the secret to picking a memorable Christmas present is selecting toys that have long term play value.  […]