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This blog highlights interesting developments in the world of marketing and branding.

It is primarily for my current and former students, but everyone is welcome to follow along and comment.

I try to highlight brands in the news. The goal is to apply the theories I teach in class to current events.

Expect to see about a post every week, or every other week.

If you have a question or a suggestion, feel free to contact me. You can also reach me on Twitter: @timothycalkins

 

 

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  • Dana { Charging fees is only one part of the racket HA is doing. They are also collecting all monies, collecting interest on the homeowners rents and... } – Why Homeaway’s New Fee Makes Sense
  • Jos. Smedley { Two Dogs, well today we received news from Home Away that starting SOON { "coming to a theatre near you" } there will be a... } – Why Homeaway’s New Fee Makes Sense
  • Jos. Smedley { Melissa, we could not agree with you more and pray that their chickens come home to roost ! Perhaps you would be kind enough to... } – Why Homeaway’s New Fee Makes Sense
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