Anna Stamm

Advertiser Forum: The Advertiser By the Numbers

Anna Stamm

With the New Year just begun, I always like to take a moment to reflect on the year we’ve left behind. Although we (like everyone else) had an assortment of ups and downs in 2018, I definitely think The Advertiser can do a little bragging about having had a great year! So to take a...

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January 2019
Issue #11234
Page 6
Anna Stamm

Advertiser Forum: Another Year Older…And Wiser?

Anna Stamm

As the end of the year approaches, we often find ourselves thinking about what we’ve accomplished in the preceding months, which tasks we feel are incomplete, and how we’ve learned a few more lessons the hard way. Things never seem to turn out the way we’ve expected, but life...

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December 2018
Issue #10233
Page 6
Anna Stamm

3rd Annual Holiday Favorites Contest

Anna Stamm

Everything old is new again…or is it? This year’s contest polls our readers on some old-time favorites that are appearing again. Have they made a return in your home?  Hanging tinsel on the tree?         ​Yes        No Stringing...

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December 2018
Issue #10233
Page 105
Anna Stamm

Advertiser Forum: Welcome to Year #11

Anna Stamm

Last month, Thom talked about the origins of The Advertiser as we reached its 10th anniversary. This month, it’s time to celebrate the start of our 11th year! The Second Decade and Beyond What better way to enter the magazine’s second decade than with a brand new website! As I...

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October 2018
Issue #10231
Page 6
Thom McAnally

The Hiring Zone—A New Approach to Employment Searches

It’s in my nature to always keep working to build a better mousetrap, and that’s what I was doing when I started the JobLine back in 1992. I had used recruiters as a candidate and as a General Manager, and I saw how the typical recruiting process could be improved. JobLine...

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October 2018
Issue #10231
Page 74
Thom McAnally

Where Were You 10 Years Ago?

Ten years may as well have been a lifetime with so much water under the industry bridge; so to speak. I looked back and saw how our little weekly newsletter became what is now the largest, and only monthly, publication that focuses on the Truss, Wall Panel, and Building Components...

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September 2018
Issue #10230
Page 74
Anna Stamm

Advertiser Forum: An Invitation to Participate

Anna Stamm

I get it—people are BUSY. I know life is jam-packed with all kinds of commitments and time constraints. Sometimes, we just don’t know how we’re going to finish all of the essential things we have to do, much less the optional activities. That’s the primary reason why I...

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June 2018
Issue #10227
Page 4
Anna Stamm

Advertiser Forum: Themes, Thoughts, and Subjects

Anna Stamm

Occasionally, someone will ask me—do you have themed issues or an editorial calendar? To date, the answer to that question is—no. Every author is invited to speak their mind about the topic of their choosing, so our articles appear in the order in which they are submitted. With that...

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May 2018
Issue #10226
Page 4
Anna Stamm

Advertiser Forum: The Risks and Rewards of an Open Forum

Anna Stamm

When I wrote my first Advertiser Forum column, for the December 2015 issue, I concluded with the following statement, which is as true today as it was then: So we can’t promise that you’ll agree with everything you read here. We can’t promise that everyone will read...

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February 2018
Issue #10223
Page 4
Anna Stamm

Advertiser Forum: Celebrating the Years

Anna Stamm

As we bid farewell to last year and welcome the new year, I always like to reflect on accomplishments (and try to learn from mistakes) before heading back into the daily grind. Events of 2017 While a lot of us led fairly routine lives last year, I know a few people who did exciting things...

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January 2018
Issue #10222
Page 4

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