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New Life

Easter BirdEaster is the perfect time to be thinking about new life. Up here on the North Coast of the USA things are just starting to come to life. Today it was easy to see the first flower in one of my flower beds. I have two flower beds that butt up against the house and I suspect that they stay just warm enough that little volunteers like this one get a real head start of the others that have to deal with a deep frost like my out in the open garden does.1st flower of 2019

Every day for the past two weeks I have been closely inspecting my boulevard trees to see if they were showing any kind of life. There had been nothing until this afternoon. Yesterday we had our first 70 degree day (just jumped right over having a 60 degree day) and in the evening we had a gentile shower. Evidently that is exactly what one of the two trees were waiting for.

1st Tree bud 2019The other boulevard tree still appears dorment and the other trees are so large I can't see up there to see if they triggered yet or not.

One thing I have noticed on Active Rain this week in both the blogs and questions is that several agents are asking how to add new life to their  marketing. Maybe the answer is to let the old marketing habits that once were fruitful and now seem unproductive die. Perhaps those methods had their season and perhaps they will come around to be fruitful in another season but let them go for now and look for a way to introduce or even recognize new life in your market.

Active Rain is a fertile garden of ideas that can help you grow your market. Seek the advice of master gardeners like Kathy Streib , Barbara Todaro , Grant Schneider and hundreds of others here in the Rain. Don't be to quick to dismiss ideas that seem foreign to you. Learn to adapt to your environment and you will have a bountiful harvest this fall.

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Comment balloon 25 commentsBob "RealMan" Timm • April 20 2019 11:02PM
New Life
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Easter is the perfect time to be thinking about new life. Up here on the North Coast of the USA things are just starting to come to life. Today it was easy to see the first flower in one of my flower beds. I have two flower beds that butt up… more
Please Welcome My Friend Chad
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Yesterday morning I interviewed Chad Vogel for my Minot Today radio broadcast ( posted right here ) and before going on the air Chad said he would like to get into blogging. Please welcome here to ActiveRain! He has not had a chance to post yet… more
Low Rates & Builders Looking for Work. Time to Pull the Trigger!
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Incredibly low interest rates and builders who have had two slow years in a row means this is the perfect time to build, renovate, or refi! Chad Vogel, Regional Manager, Sr. Mortgage Banker for Bremer Bank in Minot gives us the BIG picture about… more
April Showers
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Today has been our first "all day" rain of the year. I'm really thankful that this moisture is in liquid form as opposed to snow. The picture to the right is a few years old but it's similar to what our garden looks like today. I can… more
April Showers, Minot Marketing Report 04/17/2019
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DISMAL Nobody likes to be the bearer of bad news but that one word, dismal, is the way to summarize the Minot Area Chamber of Commerce report labeled "Economy at a Glance" released this month (April 2019). No longer being part of the Minot… more
Norsk Hostfest Entertainment Lineup for 2019
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The entertainment line-up for North America's largest Scandinavian festival, The Norsk Hostfest, has been announced. This four day festival is a great party even if you are like me (no Scandinavian blood in me that I know of). Many of the people… more
Honeymoon In Minot, Theater Review by Bob Timm
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Last night I attended the play HONEYMOON IN MINOT. This is/was the play produced by Dan Fagan whom I interviewed on Minot Today, my radio broadcast. I attended the third and final night. I believe all 3 nights were sell outs! It was very funny and… more
Collectibles! What Gene brought back this Spring.
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My friend Gene owns The Downtown Mall, a large collectibles shop that is packed full of treasures. He spends a lot of time in TX during the winters and I'm always excited to see what he brings back. Here are a few of the new treasures. This… more
What a GREAT day and it's not over yet!
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It's been a great day and the best is yet to come! It's had to imagine anything better then a good discussion with like minded friends, including my son Timmothy. Next on the BIG agenda was my trip to the record store, Budget Records & Video,… more
Saturday is National Record Store Day
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I have been meaning to make this blog post for some time as I am very appreciative of the service our local Record Store provides and what better time to do it then on National Record Store Day. Our store, Budget Music & Video is located right… more