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1990 Poolside Tutoring Flyer

1990 Poolside Tutoring Flyer

Posted to Flickr on 26 March 2009. Part of the JD's House of Miscellany series.

"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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