1990 Poolside Tutoring Flyer
"New for Fall 1990. Poolside Tutoring Inc. Math, Physics, Pascal Programming. Your professional poolside study guides."
In 1990 I started my first business, a tutoring service for students at the University of North Texas. My business partner Greg Ross gave me my first real-world lesson in marketing: make yourself stand out. He suggested "Poolside Tutoring" because it was a cool, non-threatening name, and people would remember it. We posted flyers like the one on this folder all over campus. The campaign worked; we had many customers, and most of them commented about the name.
To my great surprise and relief, no one ever asked us to produce a pool.
This is one of many curious items collected in JD’s House of Miscellany.
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This photo was taken in my kitchen using some pretty simple Gear. You might be surprised to discover how low-tech my "photography studio" really is.
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