Key Gift-Giving Dates for 2014

Bradley Sanchez Houseton CEO, The Houseton Group     Too Soon? …To Think About Gift-Giving in 2014? Yes we are all in the final throes of month-end, Q4, and year-end wrap-up, but let’s just plant the seed for key gift-giving dates in 2014 to help you get a head start on next year.  We borrowed […]

What is Your Favorite Holiday Tradition in Cleveland?

This holiday season is in full swing and luckily there is still enough time to finish shopping for everyone on your list. Don’t forget to send WOW! Cookies! to your favorite neighbor or a far-away loved one this year! They will love your thoughtfulness almost as much as they love the amazing cookies! There is […]

Only One Person Gets That Cup: Rethink Client Gifts

Only One Person Gets That Cup: Rethink Client Gifts

Bradley Sanchez HousetonCEO, The Houseton Group How Tempting: Sending Client Gifts Stamped with Your Logo Of course it is tempting. Why not give your clients a really nice coffee cup with your logo? If the cup is attractive and comfortable to use (not all coffee cups are), then there it is — your corporate logo […]

COSE Business Pitch Competition

Bradley Sanchez Houseton CEO, The Houseton Group More Highlights from the COSE Small Business Convention As I mentioned in a previous post, the COSE Small Business Convention was held in Sandusky, OH October 24th & 25th. If you were among the group of us who arrived onsite a day early, perhaps you also attended the COSE […]

Not Valentine’s Day… it’s the Sweetest Day

Bradley Sanchez Houseton CEO, The Houseton Group Sweetest Day Originally Aimed to Remember the Sick, Aged, and Orphaned. Observed the 3rd Saturday in October, Sweetest Day observance originated in Cleveland in 1922. Herbert Birch Kingston, a philanthropist and candy company employee wanted to bring happiness into the lives of orphans, shut-ins and others who were forgotten. With the help […]

Don’t Let The Courtship End With Your Clients

Bradley Sanchez Houseton CEO, The Houseton Group Wooing Your Clients A great amount of time, attention, and creativity are dedicated to landing new clients and, for most companies, that is where the wooing ends and a routine business relationship begins. Which is perfectly fine if the routine business relationship meets the expectations of your clients, […]

Try Pairing Wine with Your Favorite Cookies

Bradley Sanchez Houseton CEO, The Houseton Group Pairing Wine Isn’t Just for Cheese, Meats, and Fish Anymore! The thought of pairing wine with cookies is not such a new idea, but it is still a decadent novelty because you just don’t see the pairings offered at dinners or parties very often. Following are some interesting […]