Jameson & Associates
Strategic Marketing & Communications



October 2014
Suzanne Jameson - Photo by Everardo Keeme Photography



As a marketing consultant I often advise businesses to have a newsletter.Well, it's time that I do what I tell everyone ELSE to do!

Welcome to the new, hot off the laptop, Jameson & Associates Newsletter! I would like to make you aware of great small businesses in our community, fun upcoming events and exciting
local resources!

In this Issue: Cool engineering classes for kids, murder mysteries, a new partnership in Scottsdale and more! Please call us at (480) 721-3629, or email, if you have questions or visit our website today!

May the Marketing Gods be with you!   
Suzanne 

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East Valley Engineering for Kids  
Open House
Thursday, October 23rd
3:30 - 7 PM
Primavera Blended Learning Center
2451 N. Arizona Avenue
Chandler, AZ  85225

Engineering for Kids teaches boys and girls ages 7-14 the basic concepts of engineering in a fun, "hands on," format. This Thursday they are having an Open House featuring FREE Aerospace Engineering Class Demonstrations at 4-5 pm and 6-7 pm, a Chandler Chamber of Commerce Ribbon Cutting Ceremony at 5 pm AND the event will be catered by Julia's Mesquite Mexican Grill! Free to the Public. RSVP required for classes - www.engineeringforkids.com/eastvalley. 

The event is to announce their new engineering after-school programs starting December 1st! Classes include Mechanical Engineering, Robotics and Video Game Design.They are offering 50% off for the EFK program and $20 off a la carte classes if you register by November 15th!
 
Murder Ink Productions
Murder Ink Productions has been presenting murder mysteries, stage shows, theme parties and team buildiing events for corporations and private parties since 1989!

They have announced a new series of HILARIOUS Interactive Dinner Murder Mysteries at Fazio's Catering Hall in Chandler. On Friday, November 21st, they will be presenting "Die Nasty in Dallas" based on the popular 1980's TV Shows "Dallas" and "Dynasty."  Admission includes a 3-course gourmet Italian buffet dinner and the show presented by professional actors. During the evening a "murder" will occur and the audience will participate to solve the crime!!! Use Promo Code MURDER to save $25 per ticket.  Ticket Link: www.fazioscateringhall.com/murder-mystery-dinner
 
Box Free Thinking 101
Saturday, October 25th
9 am - 12 pm
Offices of Waddell & Reed, 7001 North Scottsdale Road, Suite 2035,Scottsdale

Certified Career Transition Coach, Pam Heward, with a BA in Psychology from U. of A., is presenting a workshop for anyone in career "transition." Whether you have been laid-off, thinking of starting a business or simply are not happy in your current field, she will go through the strategic action steps to help you find your passion and take your career or business to the next level!

As the successful owner of a large staffing agency in Los Angeles, Heward has helped over 2500+ individuals with placement and career counseling. For more information, email pam@boxfreeminds.com or call ( 602) 821-3966.
 
Photo Fusion Studio in Scottsdale Announces Partnership
Everardo Keeme of Everardo Keeme Photography, has joined
Susan Schmitz as co-owner of Photo Fusion Studio, a cooperative of leading edge photographers located in Old Scottsdale.

Keeme, who specializes in Commercial Photography and High School Senior, Family and Business portraits, has been an Official Photographer for the Waste Management Phoenix Open since 2010. Recently he was commissioned to photograph the large expansion of Air Product and Chemical in Chandler. To schedule an appointment or for more information, visit www.everardokeeme.com or www.photofusionstudio.com.

Schmitz is an award-winning photographer who won a Creative Grant in the Shutterstock Stories International contest last year for her rescue animal photo program and has been featured as "Best of" in Phoenix Magazine for her pet photography. Her photos of rescue animals to aid in adoption efforts appear in magazines internationally. For the gallery, visit 
 
In This Issue
Engineering Open House
New! Interactive Dinner Murder Mysteries in Chandler
Career Transition Workshop
Photo Fusion Studio Partnership
Today's Marketing Tip
Did You Know? 

Do you have a B2B (Business to Business) or B2C (Business to Consumer) company?
Did you know that B2B businesses get more social shares on weekdays and that B2C businesses get more shares on the weekend?
(You can see all the stats on the Facebook page.)  

Featured Non-Profit
Furniture Bank
Is a 501 C 3 that Provides needed furniture and other items for homeless families transitioning to housing. They are needing donated furniture and household items, monetary donations and storage space in the Ahwatukee area. All donations are tax-deductible!


Upcoming Events & Marketing Resources

Saturday, October 25th 
FUNnecting Halloween Networking Event 5-8 pm at the Garage on Warner Road in Ahwatukee - Free to the Public www.funnecting.com

"Blogs" are a wonderful way to drive attention to your products or services.  I found a terrific "ghost" blogger, Sara Korn. You are learn more and review her samples at www.sarakorn.com.
 
About Us
We offer free consultations and onsite visits in the Phoenix Metropolitan area. Services include affordable strategic marketing campaigns, press release and PR assistance and much more. 
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Contact Information
Suzanne Jameson
Jameson & Associates
480-721-3629
 
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