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Don’t “Fluff” Out – Rich Content is the Only Content Worth Sharing

Beware of Promises of Cheap and Easy Content! I am always on the lookout for assistance in producing content, I simply only have so many hours in a day to do what I love. I’ve explored outsourcing, interns, guest writers, content clearing houses, and even fiverr.com as potential avenues to provide supplemental content development services. To date, I have seen little in the way of quality content that I would use – aside from unpaid communications from thought leaders and […]

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NH Brand Project Radio Show, Thirst Productions, Transcript.

Interview – Rich Collins, Kristi Baxter and Michael Cameron transcribed loosely from the New Hampshire Brand Project Radio Show. Michael Cameron- Rich Collins is the founder of Thirst Productions. Welcome to the New Hampshire Brand Project Radio Show!   Rich Collins – nice to be here! (…small talk)   Michael – Rich, you had mentioned to me the term storytelling. It seems to be the foundation of what you do, just share with us how important you think storytelling is in the evolution […]

Rich is a guest on the New Hampshire Brand Project Radio Show!

Thirst Productions‘ founder Rich Collins was a recent guest on The New Hampshire Brand Project on Portsmouth Community Radio, WSCA, where he spoke about Thirst Productions, his digital marketing/content development consulting business based right here on the New Hampshire Seacoast. Hosts Michael Cameron and Kristi Baxter (also of Win-Win@Work) spoke with Rich on his philosophies on marketing, social media, and means to engage the millennial generation in content driven marketing efforts. There is a lot to be said about history, […]

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The Parking Ticket – How a Tiny Piece of Paper Represents Everything That is Wrong with America.

The Parking Ticket, Indicative of Everything that is Wrong with America. At a business meeting the other day in lovely Downtown Portsmouth, New Hampshire, I found myself running “late” in said meeting, and willingly came to accept that I would be receiving a parking ticket. I was aware of the consequences of my actions when parking in a metered space, and made a contract of sorts with the city to abide by their rules. I was an active participant. I […]

Sunday Fun Day, Seacoast Brewery Edition

Let’s face it, Beer is the new wine. With craft beer skyrocketing in popularity and new microbrews appearing on the horizon at breakneck speeds all around us, the transition to a beer culture just can’t be ignored. The Seacoast (NH) Beer Group on Facebook has over 2000 members and is one of the most prolific producers of facebook content in my feed. People are just plain into the craft beer thing around here. Passionate lush’s like myself now have terrific […]

There’s a new Blind Pig in town.

Portsmouth snobs like myself often poo-poo the goings on over the bridge in our sister state of Maine. But Kittery is booming, the foreside has packed in more coolness in it’s few square blocks than I ever thought possible. But I’m not talking foreside, I’m talking the Island life. Badger’s Island life. Home of the strangely but oh-so-fun-to-say “Blind Pig Provisions” So I don’t know the lore of the name, I may flip over to the website to check it […]

French Pastries – in Portsmouth.

Portsmouth, France? Paris, NH? Where am I living and working these days? Must I pinch myself because I spy a real pasty shop right here in Downtown PTown?  (not that PTown – Port City P Town. N’ampsha’s PTown). The disaster that was the Red Iguana, and the lunch place before that whose name seems to elude me, crashed and burned explosively in this real estate prior to this entity. The Congress Street Space tucked between the Music Hall Loft and Cafe […]

Prescott Park – How Portsmouth Shines

We have our own perfect little gem of a park down on the Piscataqua river waterfront – Prescott Park. I recall an evening we saw a live, open air performance of The Cowboy Junkies who I didn’t quite realize had their heyday around 1988. So, suffice to say there was quite a turnout to see the show of folks my age and older, many of whom were excited to see the Junkies after all these years. “Last time I saw them was […]