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Seven or eight woods.
That's a lot of end Twitter craze it's it's yet notes that can really -- with 240 character that right.
Now I -- Like seven like Ryan's advice and I also thought they did that the -- part of you know not just trying to find people -- that such -- influences.
-- there of the united.
Going to the guy who runs -- don't find you'll let crucial in the -- issues of running restaurants running.
Is running places crates in those -- for them in getting those people become.
Advocates your product I also feel that.
What what you guys have.
But I also feel that having a few mold different.
Sort of styles.
Would work really well which is some -- you mentioned I think -- you know.
You with thinking of doing that anyway.
But coming out with some software that would off but -- difference in the style of customization of but my -- -- unlike anything that's gonna.
Mean you know better than this if the -- -- -- hey yeah Sonoma.
But say I have some ideas in.
Like Denny -- -- said earlier.
When I -- you're going to be on the show I went back to my office.
And -- Gilbert and so my top people are so woody that's -- goodness we're in the business.
Just like Q.
You're inviting people to events that were hosting so we're -- in the same distance.
One of the things that came back in our discussion was some of the he companies I think you should be doing more with -- a company like that not dot com.
Who setting up bridal showers and stuff like that they send us a tremendous amount -- Hudson -- he sends a lot of wedding business.
So these people are clearly aligned with you.
One -- the other ideas that came up which I thought was pretty neat is.
Some of the more successful companies today have given away their product to celebrities what he has said something like.
I felt that we Steven Tyler from Aerosmith was and sent him some gift cards and send them to what Whoopi Goldberg and send them -- -- people.
It started buzz and chatter about this great thing that you are offered its personalized.
And the people who live shown to really thought you had a great product.
I don't know how much money you need to get it out there what I would do things that don't cost money.
And I would start exploiting it by.
Giving you to weigh the motion can in the lining your shelves with the right partners like -- not.
Dot com -- have you reached out have you reached out to celebrities at all.
We have have you had success -- -- -- We were at a local television show.
I view from the day that one of the co hosts that -- our cards and ordered save the -- it's so she had a from her show.
No no then -- -- -- it's yeah go belly not only happened already but we -- -- we would be we'd always get back as Sara Blakely founded.
She got on -- bride she was one of Oprah's favorite things simply because she -- -- Its banks not just -- Oprah but all of her staff.
All for producers and the producers started where.
And said to -- holy cow and its Sarah was only making small batch.
-- garments at that point but her business blew up on that one contact.
-- we got -- -- Saturday and that you're in the business.
Yes I'm I was just gonna make a comment that you can do a lot with a minimal budget in your own.
Both trade magazines for a stationary and also just consumer fashion magazines and pulling the -- and and mean.
You know who's.
Who's writing for what type.
Product -- topic and I did out and continued to do that I had great success I was a favorite for Rachael Ray.
And I did the same thing I -- it to -- -- they sent it to rates fell in a cooking.
Outfit with her eight -- and -- put in her magazine and -- actually gave me consistent business just from -- might sign a contract how you found out about me.
And it preferred to -- -- sometimes it actually still.
I felt received mentioned that -- like I heard about it through Rachael Ray and now that's been.
You know well over a year but magazine subscribers who love a particular.
Media I can now keep those magazines felt I definitely think it's an inexpensive way and very successfully to raise money -- how have you raised money have you funded.
You -- well since I have -- a different.
Different here is where I am.
Pursuing licensing so that's one stream of revenue of the cost -- is another stream the staple products that I wholesale and I was going to ask Dan if you considered.
Putting your character is in a wholesale book that could be sold to retailers and then they could order through their stores.
That could be another option where you could take orders through bricks and mortar type business says and those that what have you attended the national stationary show -- New York if -- We attended a stationary show last year in 2009.
We have found that our personalized cards online.
Have been a better business model for us then.
The retail business we tried says it -- But I do like that idea.
You -- up with moms again now because like little -- third birthday card here is just double shifts Amin.
This is accused opening another.
We'll spend it could have been there stupid money on invitations through there you know birthday party and -- have done it yet just that so that's it.
I would -- also.
We talked a little bit early in the show about data mining.
And now that you kind of know after someone purchases something what they're caricature looks like.
Maybe you wanna send them -- the -- on -- version that they can almost use that they kid.
Send to their friends and they could see this image and it's kind of now something getting you out there while we're do you get that and turning other people on to it through.
Getting a value added service I was.
Consent on line to to it seems like we we have to.
You've got so many different accounts you've got your Twitter account and you FaceBook account and you MySpace account and you know you any comments section you -- -- you probably go to register and put a picture in as well.
I think that's a grateful that -- and see fit the -- and Denise you know.
Could make it is there -- tool like geez where I could customize all my friends to old you know FaceBook to all look like one of -- -- that's and -- Kind of crates and 111000 and spreading them around the web I think we'll be small Brian final words from there.
Yeah actually -- I think that's a fantastic idea indeed it.
If you can give people an automated way to sort of become that caricature.
They've just become -- you your ambassadors for you the other thing that I would throw in there as well as that.
Do not underestimate.
The power of mommy bloggers and bloggers in general -- be as proactive as you can sort of introducing what you're doing to them.
It's been manually create that caricature for -- measure reaching out and they'll -- Absolutely compelled to share your story.
General is good to see you and Denise Jan Harlan didn't they -- so I guess you think your the website potent spread.
-- right post -- thanks so much for being.
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