Sequim and Port Angeles Small Business Marketing

Real Estate Marketing

In the past six months I’ve talked with hundreds of Sequim and Port Angeles business owners, and there is a clear consensus on the subject of marketing and advertising.  They are confused and frustrated.  They are frustrated because what used to work doesn’t work as well now.  Advertising budgets have shrunk as the economy has […]

Government Defaults on Debts

The State of California has reached a financial boiling point.  Governor Schwarzenegger declared a state of financial emergency under the staggering state deficit of $24.3 billion.  State Controller John Chiang announced today he intends to send out 30,000 IOUs to state creditors. Businesses in the private sector who will receive these IOUs for $53 million […]

An $8 Billion Ponzi Scheme: Another One?

Yes, there’s another major Ponzi scheme, and this one is alleged to be $8 billion. On June 19, 2009, the Securities and Exchange Commission charged two accountants who produced bogus financial statements and an Antiguan regulator who took bribes to look the other way as Robert Allen Stanford conducted an alleged $8 billion Ponzi scheme. […]

Sequim Online Newspaper: A Horse of a Different Color

Sequim & Port Angeles Online News A Completely Different Model of News and Entertainment Notice Who is at the Center of the Universe Here Sequim and Port Angeles have a new online newspaper that has been taking off like a rocket, and some have asked how this online news site compares with other print newspapers […]

Reef Tanning Opens in Sequim

Reef Tanning opened recently in the Rock Plaza in Sequim at the corner of Sequim-Dungeness Way and The Old Olympic Highway.  Joe McLaughlin, the owner, is very enthusiastic about what Reef Tanning offers Sequim residents. It’s clear after talking with Joe that tanning is not just about looking good with copper-toned skin.  Getting enough of […]

The Sauer Kraut Opens Friday April 24th in Sequim

The Sauer Kraut of Sequim announced that it’s doors will be open for business on Friday, April 24th.  The Sauer Kraut is located in the Rock Plaza at the corner of Sequim-Dungeness and The Old Olympic Highway. The Sauer Kraut is a German Deli, Bakery, and Cafe.  The opening of their new business is full […]

Apple Strikes Microsoft with Funny Commercials

The ad war between Apple and Microsoft continues with Apple striking back with these four humorous commericals.

Who will upgrade to Windows 7?

An astonishing new study just came out indicating that 83% of 1,100 IT professionals worldwide have no plans to upgrade to Windows 7.  The survey, which was sponsored by systems management vendor KACE of Mountain View, California, “also found that 83 percent of participants plan to move from XP directly to Windows 7. Seventy-two percent […]

Google Search Engine Dominates

Google continues to spank Microsoft and Yahoo in the search engine business by increasing it’s market share to an amazing 64.2% according to statistics from Nielsen.  Google continues to be the favorite search engine used by billions of people around the world.  This is impressive considering Microsoft has a couple of decades to get a […]

Sequim Discount Tire Opens for Business

Discount Tire, the world’s largest independent tire and wheel retailer, opened its brand new Sequim store on April 8th, 2009 at 981 West Washington Street near Costco.  The 7,000-square-foot Discount Tire facility is operated by seven employees and is open from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday to Friday and from 8 a.m. to 5 […]

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