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Posts by Jerry Dean

ABERDEEN, WASHINGTON (October 18, 2021)– Jerry Dean Hocek, a marketing consultant and independent filmmaker originally from the New York City metro region, announced that he will begin preproduction this month on a film titled, Aberdeen, the Documentary (working title). The film’s theme will focus on revealing the virtues of Aberdeen, Washington’s community, and the reasons…

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CLICK the IMAGE above to VIEW the VIDEO. I didn’t see any auto dealerships creating marketing videos for their pre-owned car inventory, so I made this virtual test drive mock video to illustrate what it might look like. The auto marketing industry calls video marketing and social media marketing “conquest marketing”. When it’s done well,…

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The old road is rapidly aging Please get out of the new one if you can’t lend your hand For the times, they are a-changing — Bob Dylan A friend of ours is writing a book that includes a chapter on Bob Dylan. The song lyrics above from one of Bob’s prophetic ‘60s anthems applies…

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For centuries, indigenous wisdom traditions have talked of an epochal shift on the horizon, of a spiritual renaissance for the earth and her living family. Now the timelines are converging and the potential for an energetic “upgrade” for humanity is here, but first we must survive and evolve through the current period of transition. Explaining…

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I was having breakfast at Maywood Pancake House last month, and as I was finishing my omelet, I struck up a conversation with the couple sitting next to me at the counter. After a bit of chit-chat about dogs and television commercials, Walter, Maria and I soon got on the topic of overcoming life’s challenges.…

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[Note: This is an article that I wrote when I was the published of Natural Awakenings magazine. It still bears some relevance to me here. I hope you enjoy it.] Life is funny. The one thing that fell into my lap that I didn’t need to acquire through tactical or strategic effort wound up providing…

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Before I left for my cross-country adventure to California, I took a few days off for some rest and relaxation, and stayed at my friend’s mountain retreat, located 20 minutes from Woodstock, New York, in the heart of  The Catskill Mountains. Onteora Mountain House was originally a hunting retreat built by the mayonnaise mogul, Richard…

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