Monthly Archives: June 2005

Share and Share Alike

Share and Share Alike So I am finding out there’s a lot more to starting an ecommerce company then just throwing up a website. Take corporate structure for example. Neither Mike nor I want to expose ourselves if someone gets … Continue reading

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It’s hot, and people need pickles

Thermometer is hitting 90 here in Chicago, and you know what that means. People beat the heat with a cool, crisp pickle and a form-fitting tshirt. Along those lines, we’re finalizing the “Available in 2005” functionality for the site, holding … Continue reading

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Writing and Money

WritingI saw two great examples of how we want the writing on Pickle of the Month to zing this morning. Check out http://www.spazzstick.com/ – I love the attitude and writing on this site, especially the FAQs. It’s exactly the personality … Continue reading

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Runaway Pickles

One of my most vivid memories from age four has to be seeing my mom and aunt scooping pickles out a lake with fishing nets. Seriously. And you wonder how I got to be strange enough to start a Pickle … Continue reading

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Pickle Obstacles

As I walked to my fiancée’s (did you know the girl fiancée has two “e”s?) house tonight, I thought about why Mike and I haven’t gotten Pickle of the Month up and running yet. Our original optimistic thinking had us … Continue reading

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Prepared for Anything

Between Dunkin Donuts and the train station the other morning, I heard a story on NPR that made me wish aloud “Why not us?”. Only this was about wallets, not pickles. It was about successful (though unexpected) marketing and being … Continue reading

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