View Post

Paris: Still a good idea

In Dealing With Monsters, Marketing 101, The Woo by Laura Stocker1 Comment

Laura: The horrific terrorist attacks in Paris Friday night hit me particularly hard.  Having spent a considerable amount of time in my very favorite city, for both business and personal visits, Paris has always spoken to me. It’s one of those places that always seems welcoming and full of magic.  I’ve been blessed these last few years to spend quite a …

View Post

‘Snowjam’ revisited – was it Mayor’s fault after all?

In Dealing With Monsters by Jeff PeytonLeave a Comment

Jeff: As I write this safe and warm at Tin Cans World Headquarters, we’ve just survived 8 inches of heavy, wet snow, and we’ve got a weather eye on the horizon for another 6 inches or so coming tonight. The utter lack of global-scale panic, frozen highways littered with abandoned vehicles, or zombie-like creatures raiding Wal-Marts and Weis Markets for …

View Post

Best of 2013: You can’t handle the truth!

In Dealing With Monsters by Jeff PeytonLeave a Comment

Note: With a Happy New Year almost upon us, we thought we would wrap up 2013 with a little reminder of what’s really important in marketing and communications. And what’s really needed from a trusted advisor. All of us at Tin Cans Unlimited wish you the greatest success in 2014 and beyond! Jeff: If you think the truth hurts, you …

View Post

You Decide: Redskins response an interesting case study

In Dealing With Monsters by Jeff PeytonLeave a Comment

Jeff: I am a Washington Redskins fan. A card-carrying Hog and proud member of Redskins Nation. Heck, my own pee-wee football team was – yep – the Redskins. I grew up in Powhatan County, Virginia, attended Pocahontas Middle School and played varsity sports for the Powhatan High School Indians. I don’t claim to be 1/8 – or even 1/800th – Cherokee. So …