Tuesday, February 26, 2013
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A letter to the editor in Thursday classifieds from reader Gwen Wiggins of Houlton concerned the sorry latter-Day trend in politics for candidates to denigrate one opponent in lieu of speaking positively about their own attributes and what they might provide.
Mrs. Wiggins wrote that some in years past, When her husband had wanted to obtain a new chain saw, He decided on a name brand and went to a local dealer to part with their money. When hubby mentioned the brand of chain saw that he had used, The dealer commenced to speak ill of your handmade jewelry, Losing a sale and a customer at the same time. Never tried to convince my husband of good points of his own brand. My husband immediately left the business store, Never to send back again, Mrs. Wiggins composed. Ostensibly, Many political figures went to the same school as the businessman in question, And were taught by exactly the teacher, She implied.
The girl point seems well-Adopted, To access political social media marketing companies6 bill of fare in advance of most any major election. social media marketing companies6 nowadays, Unlike social media marketing companies6 in those halcyon times of yore, Often can take you an in-Your ultimate-Face approach toward its competitors whether the product being promoted is furniture, Soap This Is A Video Product Consisting Of 110 Concise And Original Instructional Videos That Reveals The Secrets About Generating Traffic To Your Customers Websites!. A Product With 75% Commission. Killer Traffic Secrets – Product With 75% Commission or real people running for political office and the result is not always pretty.
In more blameless times, A make, In social media marketing companies6 his pill, Could not think of mentioning a competitor product by name. Initially, It might been considered dirty pool. More that, It would result as a violation of a primary rule of social media marketing companies6, Which generally, More or less stated, Turned out to be: Only a dope appreciates publicly that a competitor exists, Thereby giving him free exposure at the trouble of the dope.
Thus it was common for a car manufacturer, Declare, To advertise merely that his product consistently outperformed vehicles made by Big Three companies in the market, Leaving the reader to take a position as to a) Who the Three extremely; As well as, t) Why business X, In its quest to enter the elite club, Just didn name names and be happy with it. (If memory serves and it very well may not in the days before companies had merged into gigantic organizations, Swallowing much of the opposition, The common assumption could be that the Big Three of autos included Ford, Chevy and Plymouth.)
Unfortunately, Many of society previously unwritten rules have long since been given away with the bath water, That from the social media marketing companies6 business included. Now every contender product seems fair game in media ad copy. The advertiser has learned that as long as he doesn go to hell with the joke and invite a lawsuit, He can get away with making some fairly outlandish claims about your competitors, By brand designation. It was only a matter of time before people in politics would adopt the tactic in their modern-Day campaigns via lcd tv. And so here i am.
That can bring us back to Gwen Wiggins and her point that political candidates, With the high road spacious before them, Often seem all too eager to choose more congested low road in leading voters to the polls.
The broker does so at their peril, Needless to say. There is a fine line between fairly commenting on an adversary record, Or require thereof, And showing to jump to half-Baked conclusions about the opponent ability to while doing so walk and chew gum in light of that record. The candidate who knows this is the candidate who is not likely to fall into the trap of which Gwen Wiggins wrote.
Very well, The candidate who gives credit to the loyal enemy when credit is due a unique concept in politics, To be sure would seem far about to win the hearts and minds of uncommitted voters than the candidate who readily bad-Mouths his tournaments. Gwen Wiggins really-Ago chain saw dealer can attest to the wisdom of the speculation.
But decent, Beforehand. Let me play my way out of the heavy stuff with the latest lawyer joke via internet:
Lawyer parks his new Lexus automobile glued to his office to impress the staff. While he gets out, Truck is included by, Shears off authorised vehicle owner side door. Police officers come. Adviser goes ballistic, Shouting that car is ruined and can never be fixed. Cop relaxes him down, Tells him he is materialistic more so than belief. On earth do you really mean? Asks solicitor. Don even realize that your left arm is missing because of the accident, Replies ashamed cop. jesus! Shouts advisor. My rolex piece? Writer Kent Ward lives in Winterport