The Carol Frey Theory Of Product Placement
When we last left Carol, she offered a treatise on cold weather marketing and how to maximize blizzards and other weather events.
Sadly, the fame of being featured on my blog was a little too heady for this suburban Minneapolis mom and soon she was hitting happy hours at Chilis and trying to capitalize and get free appetizers out of her on-line stardom.
Fortunately with the love of her family and friends to support her, Carol went off for 28 days of quiet reflection at Serenity Pines where she focused on challenges in her life.
She’s back and got out/was released just in time for the Minnesota State Hockey Tournament. You truly need to be in this corner of the upper Midwest to fully understand how large of a deal that it is. It’s literally a part of the culture of this state. It’s like The World Cup in Brazil, Friday night football in Texas, or cheap lap dances in Huntsville.
So I’m watching a game, and seated directly behind the guy who the sportscasters would go to between periods for commentary and coach interviews, were Mr. and Mrs. Carol. During the course of the game she got a mess ‘o screen time. I was just pissed that I hadn’t known or I would have gotten them in Cities 97 sweatshirts. Read more…