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Some of the best advertising creative has been written by people who were nearly completely loony. Whoever came-up with “Movember” was a genius, but can you imagine his or her presentation to the board of directors at the Men’s Health Institute? “You see, since mustaches are so traditionally manly, we tell guys to grow mustaches in the month of November, except we’ll call it MOvember and …”

I’m sure there were skeptics. Do you consider it wild and crazy to wear matching T-shirts for a promotional event? How about wearing lab-coats and stethoscopes for a photo-shoot branding you as a “diamond doctor” or “jewellery practitioner.” What about Dick Jewell’s photo of him sitting backwards on a horse with the caption “Time to Remount?” to promote his jewellery restyling event? Do I recall a story about a jeweller in Saskatchewan who brought a bull into her store?

Given the zillion advertising impressions that consumers are subjected to every day, make sure that an inflammatory or outrageous headline or curious image is used to draw people’s attention. Without a little bit of creativity, most conventional advertisements that list the services you provide are a complete waste of money.

…By the way, I did listen to a news article recently about a distant planet who some scientists believe is mostly carbon-based; and therefore could have a significant layer of diamonds between its’ mantle and the cooler surface. I’m trying to get a ticket on the next shuttle there.

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Some of the best advertising creative has been written by people who were nearly completely loony. Whoever came-up with “Movember” was a genius, but can you imagine his or her presentation to the board of directors at the Men’s Health Institute? “You see, since mustaches are so traditionally manly, we tell guys to grow mustaches in the month of November, except we’ll call it MOvember and …”

I’m sure there were skeptics. Do you consider it wild and crazy to wear matching T-shirts for a promotional event? How about wearing lab-coats and stethoscopes for a photo-shoot branding you as a “diamond doctor” or “jewellery practitioner.” What about Dick Jewell’s photo of him sitting backwards on a horse with the caption “Time to Remount?” to promote his jewellery restyling event? Do I recall a story about a jeweller in Saskatchewan who brought a bull into her store?

Given the zillion advertising impressions that consumers are subjected to every day, make sure that an inflammatory or outrageous headline or curious image is used to draw people’s attention. Without a little bit of creativity, most conventional advertisements that list the services you provide are a complete waste of money.

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…By the way, I did listen to a news article recently about a distant planet who some scientists believe is mostly carbon-based; and therefore could have a significant layer of diamonds between its’ mantle and the cooler surface. I’m trying to get a ticket on the next shuttle there.

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The store was a landmark in Topeka, Kansas, but after 80 years in business, it was time for Briman’s Leading Jewelers to close up shop. Third generation jeweler and owner Rob Briman says the decision wasn’t easy, but the sale that followed was — all thanks to Wilkerson. Briman had decided a year prior to the summer 2020 sale that he wanted to retire. With a pandemic in full force, he had plenty of questions and concerns. “We had no real way to know if we were going to be successful or have a failure on our hands,” says Briman. “We didn’t know what to expect.” But with Wilkerson in charge, the experience was “fantastic” and now there’s plenty of time for relaxing and enjoying a more secure retirement. “I would recommend Wilkerson to any retailer considering a going-out-of-business sale,” says Briman. “They’ll help you reach your financial goal. Our experience was a tremendous success.”

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