Vancouver Marketing Consultant Blog | Andrea Coutu

Slow down in posting frequency

Just a quick note to say that I’ll be posting less frequently than normal for the next little while, due to an injury. I had to decide between continuing with my marketing consulting for Vancouver and blogging for the world. (c) 2006 by Andrea Coutu. Vancouver Marketing Consultant. All rights reserved.

Vancouver’s Robson|Granville Future Shop billboard

Have you seen the new digital billboards in Vancouver on the Future Shop building at Robson and Granville? The City of Vancouver changed the billboard bylaw about two years ago, allowing digital billboards in Vancouver. Vancouver’s no Times Square, but these new billboards may mark a shift in the way Vancouverites receive marketing messages. (c) […]

Paul McCartney — When I’m 64 Divorce

Paul McCartney and Heather Mills have called it quits. But what interests me isn’t the divorce or the personal lives of these heavily marketed celebrities. I’m shocked that the media hasn’t sold the When I’m 64 angle: Will you still need me, will you still feed me, when I’m sixty four? McCartney turns 64 a […]

Buffett calls housing bubble

Are we in a housing bubble”? Warren Buffett has called a housing bubble. Speaking at the 2006 Berkshire Hathaway annual meeting, Buffet said: “What we see in our residential brokerage business … is a slowdown everyplace, most dramatically in the formerly hottest markets….The day traders of the Internet moved into trading condos…We’ve had a real […]

Reader’s Digest decoder card

Do you have a Reader’s Digest decoder card? I just received an email from someone who needs one for a scavenger hunt. I received one a few months ago as part of a direct mail campaign. Unfortunately, I recycled it a few days ago. If you have one, please let me know and I’ll pass […]

Bodybreak’s Hal Johnson & Joanne McLeod vs Dr Phil

Is anyone as annoying as Dr. Phil and his wife Robin? Apparently the Body Break couple could use a break. “Canada’s answer to Dr. Phil would have to be Hal Johnson and Joanne McLeod,” writes Shannon McKinnon in the Williams Lake Tribune (Google cache of Bodybreak article.) McKinnon accuses the Bodybreak duo — Hal Johnson […]