Archive for Bamboo River Marketing News and Advice

Getting To Clarity From Listening

September 7, 2010 No Comments

The doctor asks a patient how they are feeling. The patient says “fine.” The doctor says, “good” and is about to move on. Until, the patient says, “well, I do have this one thing that I’d like to ask you about.” The doctor then focuses in and listens intently, to make sure she hears what ...

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First Day of School?

September 6, 2010 No Comments

Education is not preparation for life; education is life itself. ~John Dewey I love this quote because it’s so appropriate for living a life full of grace, discovery and learning. Grace Knowing that you can gain so much from learning and from those around you. I challenge you to listen, look, think, ask, feel, smile, ...

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Good Listening Leads to Good Communication

September 2, 2010 No Comments

Listening is important. That’s the obvious statement. But, the mere act of listening goes so much deeper than we even realize. The reality is, sometimes our minds wander when the conversation veers into territory that is perceived to be unneccessary or boring. But, the fact is, great insight can be gleaned from those down times. ...

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Are You Swimming Or Swooping?

August 30, 2010 No Comments

My daughter and I are sitting on a bench by a pond and discussing whether or not a storm is approaching. The winds pick up, we feel a couple soft rain drops and notice dark clouds surrounding us. Do we run back home in fear that we’ll soon be drenched or do we wait and ...

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Going Way Back

August 25, 2010 No Comments

We’ve been sharing audio about Bamboo River Marketing. The first was the start of our new identity, Bamboo River Marketing. The second, all about founding our company. Our interviewer decided to ask me about my educational background — and took me way back. I’ve always been very much into crafts. I love the idea of ...

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Founding Our Company

August 25, 2010 No Comments

We’re starting to share some of our audio conversations about our company. And, it has been a great exercise. Looking back helps us think about the future. As we were preparing for our conversations, the interviewer asked about how the company was founded. Rare is the boss that tells you that it’s time to go ...

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Healthy & Fun Choices Activity Book featured on Omamas blog

August 20, 2010 No Comments

Happy Valley mom creates activity books to help kids make healthy, fun choices by Amy Wang, The Oregonian.

Bamboo River Marketing News and Advice, Healthy & Fun Choices, ID Graphics

A New Beginning

August 20, 2010 No Comments

It’s all about the start. ID Graphics start was over 16 years ago. In dog years that’s really old. In kid years that’s “sweet sixteen”. In business years, that’s past the 10,000 hours of experience yet just the beginning of so much more. Since we have renamed our company and are beginning a new marketing ...

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Moving Beyond Marketing Excuses

August 19, 2010 No Comments

You invest in continuing education to keep your skills at their best, isn’t it time to invest in your business and its future through marketing. #1 – “I bought vendor services with marketing thrown in” Nothings free, it’s better to hire a professional. Marketing is the conscious habit that leads your business into a healthy ...

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Bamboo River is awarded the Silver Telly!

June 16, 2010 No Comments

Bamboo River Marketing just found out that one of our commercials was chosen as a winner in the prestigious 31st Annual Telly  Awards. The “Creative” TV commercial that we created and produced for our client, Montavilla Sewing Centers, is the spot that won. The  Silver Telly Award is the highest award you can win for ...

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Make a Difference

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