Monthly Archives: December 2009

Holiday Humor

http://www.dumblittleman.com/2009/12/guide-to-gaining-holiday-weight-and.html

Holiday Humor

http://www.dumblittleman.com/2009/12/guide-to-gaining-holiday-weight-and.html

212 Marketing Solutions Promotes Eric Recchia to Assistant Management

212 Marketing Solutions Promotes Eric Recchia to Assistant Management

212 Marketing Solutions, a leading Providence based direct marketing and sales agency, promotes Eric Recchia to Assistant Management today.

“I am honored to receive this promotion and excited for the challenge the new responsibility will bring,” says Eric Recchia, Assistant Manager, 212 Marketing.

Eric Recchia began with 212 Marketing Solutions Inc., in the New York office as an intern in sales and marketing during the summer of 2008. After attending SUNY – Cobleskill as a marketing major, Eric wanted to gain some real-world experience. After three months with the company he began work as the full-time Account Manager with responsibilities to oversee three additional employees.

In July 2009, Eric followed Andrea Atkinson, President of 212 Marketing Solutions, to Rhode Island to open the new location. Five months later Eric received his promotion and is now in charge of nearly half the staff who are responsible for producing over $10,000 in weekly revenue for the company.

212 Inc. Promotes Eric Recchia To Assistant Management

212 Inc. Promotes Eric Recchia to Assistant Management

212 Inc., a leading Providence based direct marketing and sales agency, promotes Eric Recchia to Assistant Management today.

“I am honored to receive this promotion and excited for the challenge the new responsibility will bring,” says Eric Recchia, Assistant Manager, 212 Marketing.

Eric Recchia began with 212, Inc., in the New York office as an intern in sales and marketing during the summer of 2008. After attending SUNY – Cobleskill as a marketing major, Eric wanted to gain some real-world experience. After three months with the company he began work as the full-time Account Manager with responsibilities to oversee three additional employees.

In July 2009, Eric followed Andrea Atkinson, President of 212, to Rhode Island to open the new location. Five months later Eric received his promotion and is now in charge of nearly half the staff who are responsible for producing over $10,000 in weekly revenue for the company.

Good Article

Ways to Waste Your Money During the Holidays
http://hubpages.com/hub/Ways-to-Waste-Your-Money-During-the-Holidays

Love wasting money during the holidays on gifts no one wants, disposable decorations, and overpriced toys? After conducting interviews, here are some ways you can really waste your money. But these are just the tip of the iceberg.
What are ways you think people waste money during the holidays?
Buying a gift for someone? The best way to waste your money is on clothes that they haven’t specifically asked for. It will be guaranteed to sit in their closet collecting dust for years to come!

Have a teenager who loves video games? Find an educational one. After all, it is a video game, they would love one that teaches them at the same time, right? Of course! Not. Have a blast knowing that that $40 video game has been sold to a reseller for $6.

Gadgets! Who wouldn’t love a new ‘gadget’, right? Gadgets do all sorts of things. They can open bottles, find your remote and twirl your pasta right on the spoon! Wow! Hate to break it to you, but people have survived crushing cans on their own (yes there is actually a can crusher gadget). Gadgets quickly make it on the super highway to the junk drawer.

Funny Mugs/Dog Mugs/Cat Mugs/Any Mugs – People love dog mugs. There is nothing like taking your first sip of coffee in the morning putting your mouth to a dog face on a cup. It’s going in their next garage sale!

Zhu Zhu Pets – This is the toy fad of 2009. But, these $8 Zhu Zhu pet hamsters are going for up to $60 (and it isnt’ even Thanksgiving!). Go ahead, spend your money on this overpriced battery operated furball. It is sure to entertain your kids for MINUTES!

Poinsettias – Poinsettias are great for decorating, right? They are hard to take care of and usually die before Christmas. On top of that they are poisonous. So, go buy them! They will dry up, cause bugs, and maybe even poison your dog (and you can spend even more on a vet bill!). Savers go with fake ones. They last for years and wont’ damage the family. Maybe its my brown thumb, who knows?

Frames – Frames are great. Unfortunately most people seem to be running out of places to put them! I spoke with one person who has one shelf in a closet dedicated to frames she has received through the years and just has not had any place to put them.Most people just regift them. Maybe that is why there are so many frames given during the holidays? Hmmm…

Personal Products – You found this great acne medicine, wrinkle reducer, or weight lost system. So, you think your friend with the same problem would love it! You would be his or her knight in shining armor. They would love you for introducing you to this miracle product and their life from this day forward would be so much better. Sorry folks, you are just going to upset them and might lose a friend. So, unless you have too many, it should probably remain your secret product.

About Adopt-A-Family

http://woonsocketadoptafamily.blogspot.com/

Good Article

Ways to Waste Your Money During the Holidays
http://hubpages.com/hub/Ways-to-Waste-Your-Money-During-the-Holidays

Love wasting money during the holidays on gifts no one wants, disposable decorations, and overpriced toys? After conducting interviews, here are some ways you can really waste your money. But these are just the tip of the iceberg.
What are ways you think people waste money during the holidays?
Buying a gift for someone? The best way to waste your money is on clothes that they haven’t specifically asked for. It will be guaranteed to sit in their closet collecting dust for years to come!

Have a teenager who loves video games? Find an educational one. After all, it is a video game, they would love one that teaches them at the same time, right? Of course! Not. Have a blast knowing that that $40 video game has been sold to a reseller for $6.

Gadgets! Who wouldn’t love a new ‘gadget’, right? Gadgets do all sorts of things. They can open bottles, find your remote and twirl your pasta right on the spoon! Wow! Hate to break it to you, but people have survived crushing cans on their own (yes there is actually a can crusher gadget). Gadgets quickly make it on the super highway to the junk drawer.

Funny Mugs/Dog Mugs/Cat Mugs/Any Mugs – People love dog mugs. There is nothing like taking your first sip of coffee in the morning putting your mouth to a dog face on a cup. It’s going in their next garage sale!

Zhu Zhu Pets – This is the toy fad of 2009. But, these $8 Zhu Zhu pet hamsters are going for up to $60 (and it isnt’ even Thanksgiving!). Go ahead, spend your money on this overpriced battery operated furball. It is sure to entertain your kids for MINUTES!

Poinsettias – Poinsettias are great for decorating, right? They are hard to take care of and usually die before Christmas. On top of that they are poisonous. So, go buy them! They will dry up, cause bugs, and maybe even poison your dog (and you can spend even more on a vet bill!). Savers go with fake ones. They last for years and wont’ damage the family. Maybe its my brown thumb, who knows?

Frames – Frames are great. Unfortunately most people seem to be running out of places to put them! I spoke with one person who has one shelf in a closet dedicated to frames she has received through the years and just has not had any place to put them.Most people just regift them. Maybe that is why there are so many frames given during the holidays? Hmmm…

Personal Products – You found this great acne medicine, wrinkle reducer, or weight lost system. So, you think your friend with the same problem would love it! You would be his or her knight in shining armor. They would love you for introducing you to this miracle product and their life from this day forward would be so much better. Sorry folks, you are just going to upset them and might lose a friend. So, unless you have too many, it should probably remain your secret product.

About Adopt-A-Family

http://woonsocketadoptafamily.blogspot.com/

212 Inc. Gives Back for the Holidays

212, Inc. recently participated in the Woonsocket Adapt-A-Family charity by raising money to provided two families in Rhode Island with gifts for the holiday season. This year, the Woonsocket Adapt-A-Family program supplied 2,311 children in 1,118 families gifts of toys and clothes.

After high success in November and December, 212 decided to give back to the community by sponsoring two local Rhode Island families with a total of four children. 212 collected donations from its employees to raise money to buy new clothes and toys for the children.

“It was wonderful to see how eager everyone was to help,” said Andrea Atkinson, President, 212, Inc. “We are all happy we could provide for people in our own community and help make the holiday season better.”

Adopt-A-Family, Inc., was started by a group of volunteers and has been a favorite local charity in the Northern Rhode Island area since its inception. Its mission is to provide gifts of clothes and toys to children of needy families in Woonsocket. The agency is an independent privately funded, non-profit organization founded in 1983.

ABOUT 212

212, Inc., is a leading Providence based direct marketing and sales agency focused on meeting the needs of its fortune 500 clients. Recently relocated to Rhode Island, 212 has experienced a 60% increase in growth.

212 Inc. Gives Back for the Holidays

212, Inc. recently participated in the Woonsocket Adapt-A-Family charity by raising money to provided two families in Rhode Island with gifts for the holiday season. This year, the Woonsocket Adapt-A-Family program supplied 2,311 children in 1,118 families gifts of toys and clothes.

After high success in November and December, 212 decided to give back to the community by sponsoring two local Rhode Island families with a total of four children. 212 collected donations from its employees to raise money to buy new clothes and toys for the children.

“It was wonderful to see how eager everyone was to help,” said Andrea Atkinson, President, 212,  Inc. “We are all happy we could provide for people in our own community and help make the holiday season better.”

Adopt-A-Family, Inc., was started by a group of volunteers and has been a favorite local charity in the Northern Rhode Island area since its inception. Its mission is to provide gifts of clothes and toys to children of needy families in Woonsocket. The agency is an independent privately funded, non-profit organization founded in 1983.

ABOUT 212

212, Inc., is a leading Providence based direct marketing and sales agency focused on meeting the needs of its fortune 500 clients. Recently relocated to Rhode Island, 212 has experienced a 60% increase in growth.

212, Inc. continues Growth despite Economic Downturn

Unemployment rates are higher than most U.S. Citizens have seen in their lifetime. Nestled in the Northeast, Rhode Island is facing the third highest rates according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, capping out November with 12.9% of the population jobless.

Despite high unemployment rates, 212, Inc. is experiencing explosive growth and currently hiring to staff massive increases requested from its Fortune 50 client base. Particularly, staffing will be for a Management Trainee position.

212, Inc. has reached into the community to look for a wide range of candidates to fill immediate openings; from people new to the job market to people who are looking for a career change.

212’s ability to continue to grow stems from success it achieved in the New York and Rhode Island area. Rated amongst the top of Brown-Wilson Group/Datamonitor’s “The Black Book of Outsourcing’’ 2009 annual survey, 212, Inc. was an integral part in earning the award for Overall Client Satisfaction.

212, Inc. is dedicated to increasing opportunities for their clients as well as their associates, and are looking hiring now to train managers for additional markets in 2010.

The entry-level training program 212, Inc. provides is second-to-none, including digital interactive training specially designed for their current marketing platform to in-person client presentations with on the spot coaching.

All candidates looking for entry-level training in the field of Marketing are encouraged to apply. Resumes should be posted in the body of an email (not as attachments) and sent to hr@212marketingsolutions.com.

About 212
Specializing in face-to-face customer retention, new customer acquisitions and company branding, 212, Inc. achieves its client’s goals through personalized presentations for potential clientele and existing ones.

212 Inc. Continues Growth Despite Economic Downturn

Unemployment rates are higher than most U.S. Citizens have seen in their lifetime. Nestled in the Northeast, Rhode Island is facing the third highest rates according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, capping out November with 12.9% of the population jobless.

Despite high unemployment rates, 212 Inc. is experiencing explosive growth and currently hiring to staff massive increases requested from its Fortune 50 client base. Particularly, staffing will be for a Management Trainee position.

212 Inc. has reached into the community to look for a wide range of candidates to fill immediate openings; from people new to the job market to people who are looking for a career change.

212 Inc.’s ability to continue to grow stems from success it achieved in the New York and Rhode Island area. Rated amongst the top of Brown-Wilson Group/Datamonitor’s “The Black Book of Outsourcing’’ 2009 annual survey, 212 Inc. was an integral part in earning the award for Overall Client Satisfaction.

212, Inc. is dedicated to increasing opportunities for their clients as well as their associates, and are looking hiring now to train managers for additional markets in 2010.

The entry-level training program 212, Inc. provides is second-to-none, including digital interactive training specially designed for their current marketing platform to in-person client presentations with on the spot coaching.

All candidates looking for entry-level training in the field of Marketing are encouraged to apply. Resumes should be posted in the body of an email (not as attachments) and sent to hr@212marketingsolutions.com.

About 212
Specializing in face-to-face customer retention, new customer acquisitions and company branding, 212 achieves its client’s goals through personalized presentations for potential clientele and existing ones.