The End of the Print Era: Where Do We Go from Here?

By Ann Smith | Jun 27, 2013

Last week’s shake up at The Oregonian In 2013, it is no surprise to see a publication move away from print to focus more heavily on online content, but it still stings each time I see it happen. Last week’s shake up at The Oregonian is a good reminder of the ever evolving ways we […]

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Is That What You Call an Apology, Paula Deen?

By Ann Smith | Jun 26, 2013

Ever since she was a no-show on TODAY last Friday I’ve been eagerly awaiting Paula Deen’s interview with Matt Lauer that was rescheduled for this morning.  First of all, what was she thinking not honoring her commitment to be on the program last week, immediately following revelations that she has used racial slurs?  Instead of going […]

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Portland's 2013 Fast Growing Companies

By Ann Smith | Jun 24, 2013

Last Thursday I attended the 2013 Fastest Growing Companies event put on by the Portland Business Journal and I must say it was a great evening, except for the food. Why all the deep-fried delicacies? Of all the Business Journal events, this one is hands down my favorite.  It’s always a fun, party-like atmosphere where […]

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We're Blogging!

By Ann Smith | Jun 20, 2013

Welcome to the A.wordsmith blog! After more than four years in business we are taking the leap and starting a blog. As with any blog, the goal is to keep in better touch with all of you in a way that informs, insights and hopefully inspires new thinking on a variety of topics. Since we […]

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