Verve Marketing & Design is a boutique firm celebrating 30 years of helping businesses realize their vision and achieve growth. Recently, Diane E. Lemonides, President & Brand Strategist, completed an exercise she’s taken clients through many times: re-branding and re-focusing. Having worked with many clients across various industries over the years, Lemonides realized her consulting…

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At the age of 70, Lynn Estes Friess started writing children’s books and started her own publishing company. She was recently featured on The Balancing Act segment on the Today Show! Watch the segment below: What we did with this client: – Found an illustrator that was perfect for her story – Helped her set…

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In nature, this is the time of the season to prepare the soil and get ready to plant.  The same is true for Business. Before we plant our garden, we must clear the area.  For plans to succeed we need to pull out what’s old and withered or broken. This is a good time to…

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As I was packing my kid’s lunches in wax paper bags, I was feeling good that the contents of all the “bags” in the lunch boxes were healthy, home-cooked food. Okay, except for the granola bar. (I do make my own power bars but they fly out of the kitchen so fast it’s hard to…

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Facebook friend-ing. Twitter following. LinkedIn connecting. Blog postings. YouTube perusing. E-commerce purchasing. These social networking and integrated media tools have become a part of everyday life for people all over the world, both in their personal and professional lives. Although popular, one has to ponder whether we are really being social with this form of…

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Women serve many roles in our society – businesswoman, wife, mother, daughter, entrepreneur, sister, friend, teacher, aunt, expert (the list goes on and on) – and women make 80% of all consumer purchases on top of their other achievements. To exemplify the power of women in relation to economic stimuli, women spend on average $100…

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Our homes are as unique and varied as our personalities. Bringing life to an inanimate dwelling requires style, attitude and interior design to make the home space inviting and a form of personal expression. Whether you refer to your home as an abode, diggings or habitat, they all have something in common: the need for…

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In a presentation to the Luxury Marketing Council of Philadelphia, author Lewis Schiff properly introduced members and guests to the market segment know as The Middle-Class Millionaire. A rising number of millionaires fit into this middle-class category, in fact, “…8.4 million households” (Prince, Schiff 8) in America make up this segment. This class of millionaire…

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