Nicely-written article in today’s Chicago Tribune describes how useful blogs are as a low-cost marketing tool for small businesses. Quotes yours truly several times. Too bad the electronic version of this newspaper article doesn’t provide a live link to any of the blogs mentioned.

Oh, if you’re wondering why I haven’t been posting, it’s because I’m on an island off the coast of Maine with only intermittent access to the Internet (not to mention electricity). It’s heaven… we’ve been swimming in the 59 degree water. OK dunking. We use sea soap and bathe in the water instead of taking a shower (really).