A Blue Ridge Parkway Road Trip

I was pleased to see this great (Fair and Balanced) travel feature about the Blue Ridge Parkway on The Blue Ridge Parkway is a national treasure — the most visited unit of the National Park Service — so any time travel writers wish to rave about it,...

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The Amazing Power of Great Brands

Do brands matter? Ask Coca-Cola. Their brand is estimated to be worth $77 billion. That's right, billion with a "B." That's more astonishing when you consider that a brand isn't something you can hold in your hands or stash in a safe...

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A Yankee heads south

Every year around this time, I think about that Memorial Day Weekend many years ago that I spent excitedly packing for my move from New Hampshire to Roanoke, Virginia. I remember how nerve-wracking it was thinking I'd forget to do something or notify someone...

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Good News Monday — Kindness in Advertising

On Mondays this blog is about kindness and generosity. Every other day of the week it’s about tourism, advertising, branding or whatever we feel like writing about. Today, we invite you to enjoy a feel good video that is also an advertisement for one of the world’s...

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