Tag Archives: To the Point

Insurance Companies and Banks Give Back After Hurricane Sandy

In the wake of the storms that have hit the New York tri-state area, my hometown, it is heartwarming to see how many people are providing relief to those in need. I typically use this blog to talk about marketing.  … Continue reading

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Staying Afloat After the Storm

The fall is always a busy travel season for me.  I returned from my trip to Greece and Turkey exhilarated.  I was looking forward to attending the DMA Annual Conference in Las Vegas the next week.  At the conference, the firm unveiled a … Continue reading

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The Tooth Fairy and the Unbanked

                    There is a time when each of us begins our relationship with money.  For some, the relationship begins with the tooth fairy when she leaves us a dollar under our … Continue reading

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Marketer Goes Quackers

I have never considered myself an ornithophiliac. I can barely even say the word or spell it. I know little about anatidae other then they can be yellow, fluffy, or rubber. The definition of anatidae is a family of small … Continue reading

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Talk to the Hand (Raisers)

With the recent passing of Elizabeth Taylor, and all of the focus on her famous jewelry, I find myself thinking about hands.  I remember visiting Grauman’s Chinese Theatre at a young age and being so impressed by all the famous … Continue reading

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Pet Insurance: the Doctor Will See You Now

My name is Oscar. While Adrea is out of the office speaking at an insurance convention, I am going to use this blog to speak about a topic that is very important to me – Pet Insurance.

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Boomers: Iconic at Any Age

Youth and aging are an extreme contradiction. As I continue to get older, it becomes more obvious that the youth side of the equation rules advertising and marketing.  I am in an industry that wants to target the 20-to-34 year old … Continue reading

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The Year We Stopped Talking

I have always been a social person and enjoy conversations with friends, business colleagues, and family. As a young adult and trying to find my place in the world, I was told by my wise grandmother to do what I … Continue reading

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Goobers, Raisinets and Geico

All of us find our own way to relax and unwind after a demanding work week. For me, it is going to the movies. I have been an avid movie-goer since I was a young child and saw Vincent Price … Continue reading

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You Can Have Your Cake And Eat It Too

I want to share with you the best one-to-one marketing campaign I have personally experienced. Every year on my birthday, I visit my money in either Atlantic City or Las Vegas. I am a bored quarter slot machine player who is unable to pick … Continue reading

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