Marketing in Tri-Cities, WA

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First, a little about me.  I’m not a coffee drinker, so instead of stopping at Espresso World on the way into work for a carmelly-coffee thing, I run by McDonald’s and get a large diet Coke with extra ice.  Our local McDonalds’ offered an a la carte large soft drink for 89 cents.  With tax it […]

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Local Politics and Local Real Estate

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I always say we’re in the red part of a blue state.  Most Tri-Cities residents vote Republican.  In fact, most of the Eastern side of the state votes Republican (larger tracts of land, less people pushing in from every side, more of a don’t-tell-me-what-to-do-when-you’re-all-the-way-across-the-country mentality). From Zillow comes this fascinating piece of research about property values and […]

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East or West, Home is Best

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I traveled to Ireland over ten years ago. Before I went, and while I was there, I heard about the famous friendliness of the Irish people. If you ask for directions, they’ll close down the shop and walk with you (’tis easiest that way). Every single cashier thanked me for me ‘custom’. When we were […]

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