(a sort of addendum to last week’s post) As a small business supporter and small business owner, this SHOP SAFE Act is troubling. In gist, the bill is meant to hold online marketplaces accountable when they sell counterfeits. My understanding is that the individual sellers (no matter where you sell online!) have to bear the […]Read more "Shop “Safe”"
As far as business goes, it seems as if good reviews, good customer service and good products have been replaced by hype and subscriber count. No longer can a good product just sell itself, but its creator must constantly entertain and pass out pieces of themselves for public consumption. Their audience/potential customers may rate them […]Read more "Is Good No Longer Good Enough?"
I’ve never spent more than $100 on a pair of shoes before so I find this so ridiculous! Yet funny. Funny because who said it’s luxury? What makes a brand or an item luxurious?Granted, some things are made with better materials and style, buuuuuttt there are stores (including Payless!) and brands that are affordable (to me) […]Read more "Fake Luxury"
We all remember the Episode of Parks & Recreation where Donna, Tom and Ben spent the day treating themselves, right? No? Just me? Anywho, the objective was that you don’t need a lover to treat you. Don’t wait on others to splurge on your behalf. Do it for yourself! With enthusiasm and no hesitation. You […]Read more "Treat. Yo. Self."
I feel like I say this too often, but I’m back. Sorry for my long stay away! Tis life. Anywho, last month, I visited our nation’s capital for the second time. It’d been 10 years and I didn’t expect to be back so soon, but the presence of my auntie Lisa Marie Goodson prompted another […]Read more "Killing Like Twelve Birds With One Stone: How I Maximized a Two-Day Trip in D.C. pt.1"