Archive for June 2008

The Environmental Approach to CD & DVD

Posted on June 30, 2008 by

Another common misconception in the industry: There are no environmentally friendly ways of doing CD or DVD these days. This couldn’t be further from the truth. True…yes….the optical media portion of a project is plastic. It’s all plastic. It’s not generally considered recyclable, however, I’ve heard that there are a few companies working on a […]


Posted on June 26, 2008 by

I’m writing a blog entry about this for a reason. Having worked in the industry for a while, and hopefully our website reflects this, I think there a lot of misconceptions about what CD & DVD Production Services are, especially in the National Capital Region that is Ottawa. Every communications company or media broker seems […]

Urban Translation

Posted on June 25, 2008 by

Marketing wise, there’s an interesting example in Steve Stoute, the founder of Translation, a company that he sold half of to Interpublic for 15 Million Dollars last year. I could comment for a while in this post about this guy’s brilliance. A former music executive, most people know Stoute from his melee with Sean “Puff […]

The Car Guy

Posted on June 23, 2008 by

…It’s a term affectionately thrown around for automobile CEOs. We were involved in some work about 2 years ago with a company that developed dynamically interactive communications pieces for 2 of Detroit’s big auto players. It was very interesting, and I found myself fascinated with the kind of ideas that were being brought to the […]

Software as a Service & Social Media

Posted on June 16, 2008 by

So I had the privilege of meeting Saul Colt and Michael McDerment of FreshBooks yesterday. Standard Media Services uses FreshBooks as it’s invoicing and estimating system, and we swear by it. FreshBooks, for anyone who operates a small business, is a great way to invoice and provide estimates to your clients, not to mention track […]