Wednesday, July 27, 2011

Trade Show Time: Catholic Marketing Network

After trying several approaches to running a successful small business, I think I've found what works for me: ride on my son-in-law's coattails. Sort of.

Seriously, now: Oasis Productions is my son-in-law's company. He's done - and is doing - a good job of running it. He did such a good job, that I'm now a part-owner of Spiral Light Candle Corporation. Which makes a line of unique candles he's developed:

"Spiral Self Filling Candle"

(shown half-size: full version at YouTube)
anoasisproduction, YouTube (March 15, 2011)
video, 0:42

"A candle that burns around a hollow center and fills itself...."

"Unique" gets over-used. In this case, though: I think it fits. These self-filling candles are made by Spiral Light Candle Corporation, and nobody else. It's a remarkable product - which is what you'd expect me to say. What I've enjoyed seeing is the way folks react to them. They're in stores in a few states so far - and I'll stop before I start sounding like an advertisement.

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