April 2008 - Dooley Communications

I found an interesting site this morning: http://consumerist.com. It is a giant and ever-growing manual showing how consumers can fight back against price gouging, bad service, bum deals and corruption in general. In just a few minutes I went from reading how to get out of a cell phone contract without paying a penalty to an analysis of how giant…

I’m a bit of a Luddite when it comes to my barbecue: I am a diehard advocate for charcoal. It takes a bit longer to get the coals going than it does to spark a propane burner, but I argue that only helps by giving the meat more time to marinate and me more time…

“So you do public relations?  That’s writing press releases and getting publicity, right?” I had just met my interogator at a luncheon. We had squeezed hands across the stale breadrolls and were attempting to make small talk before the presentation started. She was a youngish human resources professional and, like many HR people, was trying to…