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New Distribution Partners

Last week we picked up a five new locations where you can now read Coffee News here in South Mississippi. A great big welcome, and thank you, to the following new partners.

  • Fox’s Pizza Den on Hwy 49, Gulfport
  • AnJac’s BBQ (2 Locations) Hwy 49 and on 29th Street, Both in Gulfport
  • Steve Barnhill’s Buffet on Hwy 49, Gulfport
  • Subway on Hwy 90 in Gautier.

Be sure to thank them for carrying Coffee News

A Business with no Advertising…

A business with no advertising is a sign of no business

Many years ago a friend of mine owned and operated a franchised sign company. His memory hook, or tag line, was a “A business without a sign, is a sign of no business.” That statement is so true, it even transcends all forms of advertising

Ask any successful business owner, they’ll tell all about the value, and importance, of advertising.  Businesses that don’t advertise are totally invisible to their potential customer.

Bottom line -if you’re in business, advertise!

The Digital Handshake:

Proven Strategies to Grow Your Business Using Social Media

Here’s a great piece that Becky Cortino, friend of mine, posted on her blog Express-it, as well as an interview with Paul Chaney. Below is a presentation by Paul from his book titled “The Digital Handshake: Proven Strategies to Grow Your Business Using Social Media”. Be sure to check out

Appreciate ya Becky!

Happy Monday!

What The Heck Was That About?

Have you ever had the same reaction to an ad, whether in print, radio or television, that Dagwood had? If you watched television during the Super Bowl in recent years, I’ll bet you have. One of my favorites of all time were the series of ads for an Internet company called Remember them? Probably not. Ever been to their Web site? Nah. But what great commercials!

You remember…the well-dressed older gentleman speaking to the camera in a soft voice while seated in a large chair next to a cozy fireplace. He was talking to us about a new kind of company Read the rest of this entry »

Don’t You Just Love a Success Story?

Received this email from one of my long time advertisers, Juan Rivera, President of Renaissance Development Group, Inc. in Pascagoula, MS. The show will air Mondays and Wednesdays at 6:00 PM. Be sure to visit their website at for more about their company.

Renaissance Development Group, Inc. would like to take this opportunity to share that we have been presented with the good fortune of being offered a TV Show. We have decided to call it “Remodeling Now”. We are very excited at this fantastic opportunity. The show will obviously be geared to remodeling, historical restorations but will delve into new construction and some commercial ventures. We are hoping that this program will be an avenue to bring awareness to our industry in a good light. There has been so many “crooks” since hurricane Katrina. Our company has worked hard to achieve and maintain a great reputation. It is with this same dedication that we will bring to our “Remodeling Now” show.

We look forward to helping bring awareness to several non-profits, i.e. Biloxi Habitat, Salvation Army and various others. It is with this awareness that Tawny and I are also going to be opening our own non-profit organization here in Pascagoula, MS. The name if it will be “The Renaissance Foundation”. These are challenging times but we feel the ever present need to help and assist those in need with what means we can.

I want to thank all who have supported us and our business. We look forward to a continued working relationship.

Kindest regards,

Tawny & Juan

50 Steps to Establishing a Consistent Social Media Practice

Heres’s something that I came across that was posted by Mari Smith on Facebook. It’s definitely worth the time to read. I’ve already begun to implement some of the steps here on the Coffee News Blog Site.

50 Steps to Establishing a Consistent Social Media Practice

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16th Best Low Cost Franchise

The word is out on the street! The summer issue of Entrepreneur Magazine lists Coffee News as the 16th best low cost franchise on page 37. Check it out!

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Interview with Coffee News USA President Bill Buckley

Here’s an awesome interview with Bill Buckley, President of Coffee News on La Talk with Vince Iulianetti of Talk Business Startups – Talks about why Coffee News is RECESSION PROOF. Check it out!

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