Trade Show Fun

Recently I had the pleasure of sketching at a trade show just north of Cincinnati. A super group, everyone was happy to be there and enjoying the conversation and endless activities at hand. One of the many drawings I did that night was this one, two gentleman from out of town. I hope they had time to visit and enjoy Cincy — one of the greatest American cities, absolutely. 

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MORE POWER, SCOTTY!

Hey, I do not know about you but lately I am way low on energy. Have to crash for maybe an hour in the afternoons, and still kinda drag around most of the day. Getting sick of it. But what to do? What to do?? Last night the obvious finally occurred to me — do that suggestion thing. Sure. You know about that. You program yourself and sometimes you feel better via sheer suggestion, right? Just repeat your direction to yourself a lot — more is more effective of course — and notice things changing. I discovered that when I started to draw live. Scared to go in that room… Read More

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Planning a Trade Show Disaster?

There are a LOT of reasons why a given Trade Show is a money-sucking waste of time, but among those are some items Within Your Control. So that’s a good thing. Here are a few things to mix into your planning to help create a Trade Show success. GET PROFESSIONAL HELP: Where? From your Best Clients. Yes! Early on in your planning process, contact your top dozen or so customers and ask these vital questions: What was their decision point on choosing your company? What is the best thing about your product or service? How does your product or service help their business? What trade shows do they usually attend? Which exhibits really got their attention? Clearly… Read More

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