Roundabout and roundabout and roundabout we go!

Roundabout and roundabout and roundabout we go!

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New traffic patterns are beginning to emerge in Manchester Center, VT as a result of the 20+ years of planning that is now being implemented in our town. We have a high traffic, bottleneck intersection (actually 2 intersections adjacent) and the years of planning led to a conclusion that 2 roundabouts – a big one […]

I Am Not Refined Enough. Sigh.

I Am Not Refined Enough. Sigh.

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Grey Poupon—the mustard I love with the classic ad campaign that tops most all others—has a great new approach to Facebook and a brand new website, too. The website is, interestingly, entirely on Pinterest. Everything is there on Pinterest boards – recipes, history, appealingly snooty lifestyle snapshots. This is talking to their audience, indeed, since […]

Happening Right Now in Manchester: The Future!

Happening Right Now in Manchester: The Future!

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Amazingly, the construction is to be done at night, in order to keep traffic flowing (ahem, as well as it ever has) during the day, and to minimize inconvenience to and impact on merchants. I am impressed that they could get the contractors to agree to this stipulation …

Joss Whedon Wrote Me A Letter!

Joss Whedon Wrote Me A Letter!

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The director of The Avengers took a moment after breaking box office records this weekend to write to his fans (that would include me), and thank them… uh us. With his usual grace and aplomb, he wrote a very sweet note about how great his fans have stood by him just like his family has.

Green Web Hosting in the Green Mountain State

Green Web Hosting in the Green Mountain State

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Did you know our website is eco-friendly? It’s true! TemblorCreative.com and 80% of our clients websites are run on wind power. Our web host purchases Renewable Energy Certificates (RECs) to offset the energy use of its offices and data centers.

Good Brand Identity vs. Trendy Designs

Good Brand Identity vs. Trendy Designs

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If I say golden arches, you think… Doesn’t even need to be said. If I say red letters in heavily slanted cursive? Not as easy, but Coca Cola right? Brand Identity is a huge factor whenever you are thinking about your business. A lot of companies, around our area especially, are looking at their logos …

March Means Peanut Butter

March Means Peanut Butter

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Thanks to everyone with the great help that you all did back in January in helping us spread the word about local food shortages. But as the headline from the Manchester Journal points out, there is still a great deal of help needed. The food cupboard’s website has a wish list they put out …

10 Best QR Codes Fails

10 Best QR Codes Fails

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Within the office, we keep questioning the best ways to use QR codes. Or even whether to use them at every opportunity. We love their speed and effectiveness, but hate their appearance. Some folks, though, don’t seem to have a problem using them everywhere. Even where their functionality is …

Chrysler’s Big Comeback

Chrysler’s Big Comeback

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As everyone in the country is now aware of, Chrysler ran a two minute Super Bowl spot, costing an estimated 13 million dollars for air time. It featured Clint Eastwood delivering his legendary gravely-voiced oration. Naturally all of the big ads were discussed both leading up to and following the …

Gentlemint

Gentlemint

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So if you are familiar with Pinterest you might have noticed that it is rather, well, girly. Lots of cute clothing, home decorating ideas, and delicious baked goods. So what is a man to do? Well the Internet never leaves a void empty long, and we have now found Gentlemint. Complete with bacon-look band aids, motorcycles, knives …

New Friends, Lots of Food

New Friends, Lots of Food

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Final tally from our January challenge: We made 48 new friends and we collected 48 items for the Community Food Cupboard! Riley almost tipped over holding the box of food for the photo. We are happy knowing your participation is helping a great local charity. A food cupboard embodies …

Don’t “Like” This Story!

Don’t “Like” This Story!

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Through the end of January, you can click food onto someone’s table. We are donating one food item per Facebook “Like” to our local food cupboard. We want to be clear about this, though—you have to “Like” Temblor Creative’s page on Facebook, not this post to get a donation credit. It works …