How to Make Your Daytime More Productive

Posted By Jay Moldave On Monday, September 26th, 2016
  Whether it’s on a business or personal level, the amount of distractions we face is overwhelming: email, texts, meetings, kids’ schedules, keeping up with the house chores – and on and on. So here are some thoughts, apps, resources etc. to help define what you want to achieve, how to think about your goals and how to approach the tasks. Last time we focused on starting your

Improve Your Day

Posted By Jay Moldave On Tuesday, September 13th, 2016
  Sometimes it seems like our lives are built on excuses about how we never manage to do what we want to do or accomplish. Whether it’s on a business or personal level, the amount of distractions we face is overwhelming: email, texts, meetings, kids’ schedules, staying in touch with friends, keeping up with the household chores – and on and on. So here are some thoughts, apps,

Why the New Metropolitan Museum of Art Logo Should Be in a Museum.

Posted By Jay Moldave On Wednesday, February 24th, 2016
The Metropolitan Museum of Art has rebranded itself. It has pretty much been panned across the board and I thought I’d weigh in. First of all, a logo isn’t a brand. It’s part of a branding strategy, and I’ve written before about the fact that an ugly logo doesn’t necessarily make a branding program bad. But, a bad logo doesn’t help and this one just doesn’t work. It’s loosely

He did that one too? A tribute to record album designer John Berg.

Posted By Jay Moldave On Wednesday, February 3rd, 2016
Back in the days when record album art was engaging and exciting, I always checked to see who designed the covers, very often the name that I saw was John Berg. I think what struck me most was his use of type and space. Each cover was basically an elegant billboard for the artist. So this is a tribute to him. He designed over 5,000 record covers at Columbia Records. He died last October and

Here’s a handy-dandy guide to photo and image sizes on most social networks.

Posted By Jay Moldave On Thursday, January 14th, 2016
Do you always have to search online for correct image sizes for cover photos, logos and other images on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn or any of the other social networks? Do your cover images get covered up by your profile picture? And what about sizing those thumbnails?? Here’s an up-to-date guide for image sizes, photo placement, and more to help you. Click on the image to see the full

National Cat Day? Once a Year? Really?

Posted By Jay Moldave On Thursday, October 29th, 2015
According to Jones, the resident MC2 office cat, National Cat Day is not celebrated once a year on October 29 – it is a 24/7 proposition. Meow! He celebrates daily by sitting on keyboards, settling down in front of monitors, reminding us that it’s time to eat – again, gnawing on wrists, sleeping on or under coats and sweaters, getting into supply closets, staring at us when we don’t

February 23rd Was National Dog Biscuit Day! Woof woof, crunch crunch, yum yum!

Posted By Jay Moldave On Monday, February 23rd, 2015
Animal Product Marketing Has Been Around Since At Least 1792! Dog biscuits have been around a long, long time. Ads appeared for biscuits intended for sporting dogs as early as 1792 but generally sources cite Spratt’s Meat Fibrine Patented Dog Cakes as the first dog biscuits manufactured on a large-scale commercial basis. The story goes that in about 1860, Ohio electrician and lightning rod