advertising links: marketing resources
Ad World (U Texas)
Advertising Age
American Advertising Federation
Rochester Advertising Council
Communication Arts
Society of Typographic Aficionados

local cultural spots and organizations:

The Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra
The Little Theatre
Eastman School of Music Concerts
Kilbourn Concert Series
Metropolitan Art Gallery
High Falls Film Fest
The George Eastman House
Geva Theatre
Arts & Cultural Council for Greater Rochester

the local news:

City Newspaper
Freetime Magazine
Metropolitan Magazine
Rochester Business Journal
Rochester Democrat and Chronicle


Brad Van Auken – Brand Management Expert
A. Walker Cleaveland – Web Designer
Mary Kay Colling – Illustrator
Lara Crigger – Copywriter
Sally Dixon – Concepts and Copy
Anna Gill – Author, Novelist and Speaker
Joel Goldberg – Market Research and Market Segmentation
Amy Margolis – Illustration and Identity
KMwordsmith – Business writing
Dan Mulcahy – Freelance Creative Director and Copywriter
Lynne Perry – Programming and Software Services
Jonathan Rich – Writer and Marketer
Eric Scoles – Writer and Programmer
Judy Shenouda – Technical Communications Writer
Ruth E. Thaler-Carter – Writer/Editor
Andrea Zuegel – Internet Strategy

photography links:

John Retallack – Photographer

web design:

the world wide web consortium (w3c)
a list apart
Jacob Neilsen – Usability


seth godin’s blog
tom peters
duct tape marketing
marketing nirvana
micro persuasion
brand autopsy


Bob Bly
Peter Bowerman
Peter Stone Blog
Dynamic Copywriting
Hardball Copywriting
Writing White Papers
Nick Usborne: Excess Voice
The Copywriting Maven
Copywriter Underground

good businesses:

The Galen Group – professionals marketing
lynsys software services
DTN Security Systems – Everything Needed To Make Your Home Secure
David Alan Frazer, LLC – Real Estate Sales, Investments, Partnering, Coaching
Mentoring Tree — Dynamic Real Estate Investing Seminars & Mentoring
Vista Loma Residences (VLR) in Playa Hermosa, Costa Rica
Archer Communications – Marketing & Advertising
Brandforward – Branding and Brand Management
CCC Canada — Unix web hosting and domain name services
Digitech Publishing – Printing & Creative Services
Digital Lightning – Digital Imaging & Flash
The Cryonics Society
Direct Capital Investment
Browncroft Garage
Browncroft Garage on Facebook
Web Site of Frank J. Edwards, Author
Guitarist Steve Greene
Persian Wedding
DTN Security
Rochester New York Dentist Dr. Mark Groskin
Refuah Tikun Chai
Tax Lien Author Alexander Franklin
The Persian Wedding Web Site
H2oLabs: Water Distiller Products
Predni-vite: Reducing Prednisone Side Effects
Market Segmentation Associates – Market Research/Market Segmentation
Browncroft Garage on Facebook
Rochester New York Dentist Dr. Mark Groskin
El Sabanero Eco-Lodge (Costa Rica)
Stratejus – Internet Marketing
Volpe & Associates – Printing & Promotional Packaging
Our Alarm Guy

good causes:
Food Link
Amnesty International USA
Doctors Without Borders

recommended reading:

Ogilvy on Advertising | David Ogilvy
Confessions Of An Advertising Man | David Ogilvy
Scientic Advertising | Claude Hopkins
Tested Advertising Methods | John Caples
Reality In Advertising | Rosser Reeves
The Book Of Gossage | Howard Gossage
The Copywriter’s Handbook | Robert W. Bly

Social Marketing | Kotler and Roberto
Essential McLuhan | Marshall and Eric McLuhan
Getting Things Done | David Allen

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