Author Archives: Laurissa Doonan

About Laurissa Doonan

I'm a marketer. I've been a professional marketer for over 25 years, but in reality, I have always been one. Marketing to me is about communicating effectively, regardless of platform, regardless of channel. Marketing is understanding both your objectives and your audience, and finding the right method and message for your customers to reach them where they are. Now I dedicate my efforts to helping very small and small companies pursue their passions and grow their businesses through marketing; providing agency trained expertise without the overhead. www.Charter-Marketing.com www.CharterMarketing.wordpress.com

The Best Video Ever

Because we all aspire to be this confident! This is an oldie, but a goodie, and it still amazes me that this is my own kid.  

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1994: The Year of the Real Bankruptcy

1994 was the year Donald Trump broke, when the real personal bankruptcy took place, changing the course for the future; his and ours.

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A Woke Introvert

“I can’t go back to yesterday – because I was a different person then.”    ~ Lewis Carroll, Alice in Wonderland As I sit i the coffee shop waiting to meet with a woman from a network group I belong … Continue reading

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Big Brother Isn’t Watching You

Big Brother Probably Isn’t Watching You You’re Just Not That Interesting   OMG, did you hear? The CIA spies on people. OMG, that’s out-RA-geous. It’s been a busy news week, but of course, most have been over the last 2 years, … Continue reading

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Who’s Getting to Know You?

Who’s Getting to Know You? Big Brother? Crazy Cousin? Or Someone else? Getting to know you, Getting to know all about you. Getting to like you, Getting to hope you like me. We are social beings by nature. We interact … Continue reading

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Integrity

Integrity matters. These are frustrating times, but to be honest, they all have been. Call me naive, tell me I have trust issues, overly high expectations. Tell me I’m too sensitive. Go ahead, I have. I’ve used those words to explain the ways … Continue reading

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I’m > You

I “Know” Things Get used to hearing this phrase and others like it. If you’re new to this game, let me give you a few of the variations: Other people have said People have asked me I’ve done my own … Continue reading

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Validation and Hope

A Season of Triggers This election season has been devastating. So many of us have watched as examples from our lives flash before us over and over and over again for the world to see. Times when we were always … Continue reading

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