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WHAT IS MARKETING?

Successful marketing is an integrated system of strategies, tools, tactics, pricing, outreach and everything that helps your market find you. This blog contains examples of a few strategies and tactics.

That’s why you’ll see a vast assortment of information in this blog.

Our services offer comprehensive solutions . . .

ali photoAllison Bliss, Director of Oakland Marketing Agency “Allison Bliss Consulting” offers visitors articles, tips, and tools for both established businesses (over 10 years) and entrepreneurs to help them increase profits, save time and grow business.

The agency’s Marketing & Communications Services offer customized projects with teams of specialists. Our affordable and high value marketing services and programs range from Social Media to  video, SEO, writing, design and more – all in one agency affording you time and money savings.

After all, ignorance is expensive, but “Knowledge is Bliss.

Contact Allison Bliss Consulting for details, estimates or service.   415-806-5600 

Plan for Community Garden

preliminary plan for community rollaway garden – Jack London District

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Walking: The New Washington Power Struggle

Sharing an article from the Washington Post on politicians competing to get the most steps. I find it encouraging that even our top politicos are finding ways to incorporate walking into their work. The article quips;  “[Rep. John] Boehner’s staff even holds meetings in the Capitol Rotunda … READ FULL POST

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Does Walking Help You Think?

best article yet on walking. Published on 9/3/14 in the New Yorker: Why Walking Helps Us Think looks at the many sides of how walking influences our lives – from memory to strokes of insight to psychological studies, it covers the gamut.

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Free Guided Walks from San Francisco Library

I just found these free walks sponsored by San Francisco’s Library but haven’t been on any of them yet. If you have post a comment so we all know which ones are most fun! … READ FULL POST

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Walking to Improve ADHD at Work

improving work for those with ADD or ADHD. Challenges and answers in our therapeutic Walks With Bliss for physical and mental health. Learn about our scientific study on ADHD and walking.

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Free Walk San Francisco: Diego Rivera Art at Coit Tower

free walking tours San Francisco Coit Tower murals, Diego Rivera & more art of public works. excerpt from SF Weekly.

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Wellness Walks for Reduced Stress, Life Balance, Full Spirit Expression and Emotional Health

Introduction of the Walks With Bliss Wellness Program for enhanced work productivity – not just through physical, but also full spirited expression, life balance, and enhancement of mental or emotional health, as well.

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Why Does it Work?

a place to share ideas on why walking works to inspire creative and better ideas at work & experiences of participants in our group walks.

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Walking Increases Creativity: A Stanford Study

What do Aristotle, Nietzsche, Rimbaud, Kant, Rousseau, and Thoreau have in common? Yep – stimuli from walking! A recent study from Stanford University revealed that walking boosted creative inspiration by 60%. The act of walking itself, and not the environment, was the main factor. Anecdotally, our … READ FULL POST

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Walks in the Bay Area

Please share under comments your favorite places to walk in the Bay Area. Here are a few of mine:   The Mosaic Steps in Golden Gate heights are one of my favorite walks (16th & Moraga in San Francisco) because of their beauty. Each section … READ FULL POST

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Treadmill Desks

If you can’t take our facilitated group business “Walks with Bliss” or individual business consultation “Walks with Bliss” or live in a state with very inclement weather, here are some great resources we love for healthful, creativity enhancing walking at work. After all, 1/3 of our … READ FULL POST

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Walking for Health

infographic on walking for health

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Funny Things Entrepreneurs Never Admit

sharing this hilarious (yet very real) post by Dharmesh Shah on “Things Entrepreneurs never Confess to Their VCs”.

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Heartbreaking Beliefs Costing You Big Bucks

It’s heartbreaking to hear incorrect beliefs from truly worthy business owners because it costs them big bucks. Yet many of us have fallen into this trap.

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“Mind Expansion: Tips for Businesses with Multiple Services”

how to market business that offers multiple services, save months of time and thousands of dollars. Our holiday gift to readers.

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Community Support: The Reason for Business

Ultimately, the reason for business is to serve our communities while also making a profit for the owner to keep the business flourishing. If our businesses are connected, we know what matters to our community. It’s just good marketing sense. It feels disingenuous when companies flaunt their support, … READ FULL POST

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Facebook for Professionals Who Are Afraid to Ask

How to use Facebook for Professionals who have been afraid to ask techy questions. Covers recent updates on Facebook for advanced users as well as common questions from those not super familiar with Facebook or Social Media.

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Why Aren’t Women Getting Paid What They’re Truly Worth? PART 1

Women earn less than men. We know that. This article explores habits, beliefs and actions that hold women back from earning their worth. PART ONE of a 2 part article.

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Why Aren’t Women Getting Paid What They’re Truly Worth? PART 2

This article focusses on how to establish value to define pricing. It is PART 2 OF A TWO PART ARTICLE.

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