Showing posts from November, 2010

Litter leader or last?

With the holidays approaching like the speed of light (wha? Thanksgiving is tomorrow?) I start to think about family...even more than I normally do. I am part of quite a litter. I am one of five, and really, wouldn't want it any other way. It's always fun to go back to the farm and be able to roam free and investigate all the new places to run and jump. We always get fed so good when we go back too. Our favorite treats are usually in abundance.

Whenever the whole clan finds themselves in our childhood doghouse, we all quickly revert back to our young pup mannerisms and characteristics. the eldest, the middles and the youngsters. the bossy, the mediators, the chilled and relaxed. Do you ever wonder if your birth order in your particular litter plays a role in how you role? I am pretty sure it does.

It's said that the eldest in the family is usually well-organized, serious, goal-oriented, achievers, and believers in authority. Can be critical, scholarly, and self-sacrificing.…

What Can you Say in 50 Characters?

Wow! With day light savings time over, the sun seems to rise...only to start it's fast fall out of the sky for the day. It kinda reminds me of how fast it takes your readers to decide whether they want to open your email or not! It's (snaps paws) that fast! And in the non-profit world, where our clients and friends are, this time of year is the most people (and pets) needing our clients help...and our clients needing more money and donations.

Did you know the subject line of your email is probably the most important part? It's the first piece of that news that gets read...and the first piece to be judged by the recipient! (I know a thing or two about being judged...I used to enter contests for cutest puppy...and, well, I'm not going to braaaag, but I have a few trophies collecting dust up on my shelf...but I digress)

Anywho...subject lines! That's what I wanted to share with you today! Here are a few helpful hints from Convio on making that subject line …