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mike gibbons
charlotte nc
imaginative, impassioned, intuitive ideas for business & causes
Interests: making a difference in people's lives by changing things
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We are all too familiar with service so bad somebody should lose their job but what about service so good someone might* lose their job! That's what I always have gotten and come to expect from Hendrick Honda... Well this week Hendrick's Darren and Gabrielle raised the bar again...here's the story I've probably leased ten cars from Honda over the past several years...from the buying to the service the customer service is always attentive accommodating, efficiently an pleasant. This week was the body shop's turn... a supposedly nice woman (we'll call her Carolyn) dinged my car in the parking lot... Continue reading
Posted Jan 21, 2013 at windmill | ideas
I love, love insanely great, smart, brilliant marketing like Follow the Frog ....hey Sierra Club STOP sending me feckless junk mail Continue reading
Posted Oct 6, 2012 at windmill | ideas
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Everyday Facebook is beheading millions of people and mangling countless more perfectly composed photographs Continue reading
Posted Sep 28, 2012 at windmill | ideas
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Ah I get it don't waste your gasoline rubber money...so you can save money to get the gasoline and rubber you need. This clear and concise message brought to you by "Labor-Management War Production Drive Committee" Continue reading
Posted Sep 28, 2012 at windmill | ideas
Jack Bauer making cupcakes that I get but the Acer laptop...not so much. Continue reading
Posted Sep 26, 2012 at windmill | ideas
Stumbled upon this short trailer I did for my Buttons of Hope Project. Continue reading
Posted Sep 24, 2012 at windmill | ideas
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a common sense approach to internet marketing and social media engagement and helping organizations grow...here's what I believe Continue reading
Posted Sep 14, 2012 at windmill | ideas
Posted Aug 26, 2012 at windmill | ideas
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I'm ready & available. Are you? Continue reading
Posted Aug 23, 2012 at windmill | ideas
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A creative problem solver fascinated by ideas & passionate 
about helping organization grow. Who doesn't need that? Continue reading
Posted Aug 23, 2012 at windmill | ideas
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Don't ya love how print advertising has come so far in the digital age! Continue reading
Posted Aug 12, 2012 at windmill | ideas
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Thinking about that (and answering) may take your marketing form average to remarkable! Continue reading
Posted Jul 15, 2012 at windmill | ideas
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That's it...serve warm bread. It doesn't have to be fancy don't gimmick it up with cheese or honey butter. Keep it simple, when it comes to bread...simple is sublime. Continue reading
Posted Jul 14, 2012 at windmill | ideas
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maserati, bad advertising Continue reading
Posted Jun 29, 2012 at windmill | ideas
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Tens (make that hundreds) of thousands of people talking and thinking (and blogging) about Oreos today Continue reading
Posted Jun 26, 2012 at windmill | ideas
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If it's your job or worse your company making yellow legal pads why wouldn't you make them great, maybe even insanely great. Continue reading
Posted Jun 26, 2012 at windmill | ideas
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This one wasn't easy it actually took me mowing the lawn to come up with my Pitch "There are a lot of diseases, together we can End One Continue reading
Posted Jun 19, 2012 at windmill | ideas
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I'm a huge fan of minimalism, elegant design and exquisitely simple fonts....Go to Helvetica. Minimalism in NOT for everybody nor is it always pulled off well (sometimes it just doesn't work at all). This blog Web Designer Depot writes often (and well) about elegant design and minimalism...I just found the juxtaposition of "Why brands are leaning towards minimalism" and their own blog design kinda humorous...not a dig I love you guys just a little snark for the day! Continue reading
Posted Jun 19, 2012 at windmill | ideas
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Within two days of my wife and I being in fender bender (actually both our cars were damaged) we received no less than fifty pieces of mail and over a dozen phone calls... Continue reading
Posted Jun 18, 2012 at windmill | ideas
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K.I.S.S. Marketing Sometimes all ya gotta do is keep it simple. Continue reading
Posted Jun 17, 2012 at windmill | ideas
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Instead of 13 pages of crap What if the Sierra Club sent me a note offering to adopt a grizzly bear and watch her movements (radio collar) on a google map Continue reading
Posted Jun 16, 2012 at windmill | ideas
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"if it's easy and everyone can do it, everyone will and it will all be shit" Continue reading
Posted Jun 12, 2012 at windmill | ideas
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Your Father's Fathers Day brought to you by Steinmart or who thought JC Penney would ever trump anybody on cool. Continue reading
Posted Jun 11, 2012 at windmill | ideas