Wrong Tone, Right Message; Cost Local Coffee Shop Big Business

Wrong Tone, Right Message; Cost Local Coffee Shop Big Business

 A manager at the Lynn, Massachusetts  coffee shop White Rose took to Facebook last week and stated that  ” I will never allow a Coffee with a cop event to take place in my family’s establishment.”  Following the post with the explanation “If a cop wants to come in and pay full price just like every teacher, social worker, or single parent for a coffee and leave they’re welcome to but I will not be part of the false rhetoric that cops are just misunderstand off good guys. They uphold…

The Importance of Persistence

The Importance of Persistence

I love freelancing. That’s a pretty obvious sentence to find on a freelancer’s website, but I do love it. That’s not to say that I don’t procrastinate or take breaks from time to time. That hasn’t changed no matter where I’ve worked. Although I’ve learned a lot of lessons throughout my career in marketing. The first lesson I’ve learned in freelancing is that I can keep on, keepin’ on.   Two years ago I started a job at a Fortune 100 company. I was one of the first social media professionals in the company and a…

Lets Get This Straight…

Lets Get This Straight…

I have been relatively silent in regards to recent incidents, more specifically the display of domestic terrorism in Charlottesville, VA. However, there are a few things that must be addressed. First, having black friends does not automatically mean you are not “racist.” Your black friends are not your scapegoats or “get out of jail free card” in these situations. They do not bail you out by simply existing in your realm of reality. You are not excused for the wrongdoing of your peers. In fact, having black friends and remaining…

America: WTF

America: WTF

Pinch me. Literally someone pinch me. Everyday I wake up and think I’ve fallen asleep with the television on. It’s as if the United States of America has been warped into a telenovela/twilight zone mash-up. It’s like the curtains open and its dark, causing confusing times where for some odd reason, the majority feels slighted. Cowardice, tiki wielding white men of America believe that they are losing all the privilege that has been bestowed upon them by their bigoted ancestors. They feel as if their livelihood is being threatened although…

Love Don’t Cost A Thing

Love Don’t Cost A Thing

Summer is a few weeks in, so you’ve already fell in love by now, right? What are you waiting for?! Summer dating is the best time to date. Everyone is happy, the weather is amazing and the people are beautiful. But wait… Don’t worry we’ve got you covered. Below are a few cheap date ideas that are sure to help you tell if your Summer fling is the real thing. Amateur Chopped Hit the grocery store with your significant other. Buy each other some mystery items to make a meal…