Got Snow Services – 2017 Snow Removal Scam

Got Snow F Rating

Every year as the calendar turns towards October, folks in Northeast Ohio start to say goodbye to summer and prep for fall and winter. With the cooling temperatures and shortened days come the thought of snow removal. Sadly, there are some out there that take advantage of that situation. I was hoping to not to have to write a post of this nature this year but sadly here I am yet again. Got Snow Services … Continue reading

Got Snow? Get Scammed

Got Snow Services 2016 Front

Every year as the calendar turns towards October, folks in Northeast Ohio start to say goodbye to summer and prep for fall and winter. With the cooling temperatures and shortened days come the thought of snow removal. Sadly, there are some out there that take advantage of that situation. I was hoping to not to have to write a post of this nature this year, but alas here I am. For the past few years … Continue reading

Star Wars Prequels – Should You Watch Them?

Star Wars Prequels

I’m a Star Wars nerd. Anyone who knows me knows that. I’m of that perfect age where marketing, toys and movies came together with an impressionable brain. George Lucas got his hooks into me early and has never let go. I’ve had a love / hate relationship with the prequel trilogy and George Lucas over the years here on the blog. I had Star Wars love when I wrote Thank You SPIKE – You Brought … Continue reading

Got Snow? – 2015 Snow Removal Scam

2015 Got Snow Flyer Front

I’m back again today with a post I was hoping not to have to write this year. For the past few years I’ve been on sort of a personal crusade against a company doing business under the name of Got Snow? or Got Snow Services. Got Snow is at least the 3rd name this company has been known by.  In 2008, I was taken by this scam when they were going by the name of The Snowplow … Continue reading

People Piss Me Off…

You're An Asshole

Was just in line waiting for lunch at the food court. Guy in front of me who clearly thinks he’s better than the gal serving the food based on his body language proceeds to point to every item (which are clearly marked) and barks “What’s that?!?”  She nicely responds and tells him what every item is. As he’s checking out he says, “Gimme some sauce.” to which she responds “What kind of sauce would you like … Continue reading

2014 / 2015 Snow Removal Scam – Got Snow?

2014 Got Snow Flyer Front

The snow has returned to Northeast Ohio early this year… and sadly so have the snow plow scams.  If you live in Solon or Twinsburg, Ohio (or the surrounding areas of Aurora, Glenwillow, Bedford, Hudson, Macedonia, etc.) you may very well have run across a scam.  There is a company that is calling itself Got Snow? or Got Snow Services.  They appear to offer snow removal services for residential addresses for a very reasonable price. … Continue reading

Trick-Or-Treat Should Only Be On One Night – Halloween

Keep Calm And Trick Or Treat

Back today archiving a Facebook post I made last week on the morning of Halloween.  I saw quite a few people complaining about the fact that trick-or-treat hadn’t been moved due to impending bad weather or due to the fact that a high school football game was scheduled on the same night. I posted this mini rant and I was happy that just about everyone that responded agreed with my stance.   Below is the un-edited … Continue reading

Lessons In Copyright Law – There’s Money To Be Made

Say No To Sharing

I wear many hats.  I’m a dad, a husband, a brother and a son.  When I’m not on Twitter spewing whatever comes to mind, I’ve got a day job at a Fortune 500 company that I love.  I do freelance website development and SEO (search engine optimization) and when I’m not doing all of that or blogging here, I help run a tobacco cessation website called KillTheCan.org which is dedicated to helping people quit chewing … Continue reading

Why America Isn’t The Greatest Country In The World

The Newsroom - HBO

The Newsroom is a political drama series created and written by Aaron Sorkin that premiered on HBO on June 24, 2012. The series chronicles the behind-the-scenes events at the fictional Atlantis Cable News (ACN) channel. It stars Jeff Daniels as anchor Will McAvoy, who sets out to put on a news show “in the face of corporate and commercial obstacles and their own personal entanglements”. The Newsroom concluded its second season on September 15, 2013. … Continue reading

The Overzealous Salesman – Get The Picture Sir

Overzealous Salesman

We all get sold to. We all sell.  Whether we do it professionally or not is irrelevant.  Cold calling and cold selling is an art form all its own and one that I’m personally terrible at which is why I do what I do (not sales).  I get unsolicited emails on a daily basis both to my personal inbox as well as to my work inbox.  Not sure how these folks find me but I’m … Continue reading