Posts Categorized: Promo News

Taxing Matters

Virgil Winston: Marketing Guru I owe, I owe So it’s off to work I go I owe, I owe So it’s off to work I go I owe, I owe, I owe, I owe, I owe, I owe! My dad used to sing that little ditty in the car at the top of his lungs… Read more »

Can The Satin Stainless Knife Make You A Hero?

Virgil Winston: Marketing Guru As regular readers are well aware, I’m something of a television addict and my current favorite addiction, “Heroes,” is on hiatus. It’s been gone for weeks now and is not scheduled to return until April 23rd. I’m counting the days. For those who are unfamiliar with the best show on TV,… Read more »

Give The Kids Promotional Toys This Easter

Virgil Winston: Marketing Guru Easter Sunday is coming up and Mrs. Winston is excited. Not only does she get to try out her new glazed ham recipe but she is also in charge of our neighborhood’s annual Easter egg hunt. She has been plotting all week, poring over maps of our neighborhood to find the… Read more »

The Audience is Listening

Virgil Winston: Marketing Guru I am a film fanatic so, as you can imagine, I go to the movies a lot. I like them all–action, indie, comedy, and even foreign art films with barely comprehensible storylines and subtitles so small I have to sit in the third row to have even the smallest chance of… Read more »

Fear of Flying

Virgil Winston: Marketing Guru Like many people, I used to have an unhealthy fear of flying. I don’t mean I was a little nervous about taking to the skies; I mean I was a certified white-knuckle flier. Since my business requires me to fly almost 100,000 miles a year, my fear was becoming an increasingly… Read more »

Frequent Flyer

Virgil Winston: Marketing Guru As a frequent flier, I was a bit taken aback by the following headline, “Man Relieves Himself in Air-Sickness Bag.” As if being crammed in to impossibly small seats, having to watch bad movies on a screen the size of postage stamp and getting stuck next to overly chatty seatmates who… Read more »

Tax Break

Virgil Winston: Marketing Guru Today is March 21st, the longest day of the year. It’s also the time of year when accountants, CPAs and do it yourselfers everywhere kick it into high gear. That’s right fellow citizens, its tax season. With the filing deadline less than one month away its time to pull your head… Read more »

Spring Cleaning

Virgil Winston: Marketing Guru To most people, March Madness is the name for the NCAA Men’s Division Basketball Championship but in the Winston household it means something a little different. March is the traditional beginning of spring and that means that Mrs. Winston kicks into gear and begins the process of spring-cleaning. Incidentally, the origin… Read more »

St. Patrick’s Day

Virgil Winston: Marketing Guru Regular readers know that I am not only a logophile but also something of a fact junkie. My wife has another name for me but I won’t get into that now. In honor of Saint Patrick’s Day and Mrs. Winston’s Irish heritage (her great grandfather on her mother’s side was 1/16… Read more »

Mother of the Year

Virgil Winston: Marketing Guru Angelina Jolie is adopting again, which will make her and Brad Pitt the super couple parents of four. If the uber parents are bucking for some kind of humanitarian award, they are well on their way. Reports say that Ms. Jolie has decided to adopt a three-year-old boy from Vietnam, which… Read more »