Entries by Ray Ruecker

The life of Zoey Anne Ruecker

Happy New Year everyone! Ray Ruecker with Connect 5000 here. I survived the holidays and no in-laws or relatives got harmed in the process. (I’m kidding.) Personal story: My wife and I got married Memorial Day weekend in 2005. We agreed the first year of marriage we wouldn’t start a family or get any pets […]

Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays!

Clients, Prospects, Friends, Readers, and Everyone Else, Merry Christmas! Happy Holidays! Wishing you success, joy, and prosperity in this December holiday season! Cheers from the Connect 5000 team, Ray, Danita, Patti, Anne, Hanna, Eric John, and Linda

So Long November, Hello December!

Hello everyone! Ray Ruecker here with Connect 5000. Happy belated Thanksgiving! I hope your holiday was wonderful! Busy holiday week last week. I was in Boston, MA to see a potential client on Monday and Tuesday. Then back to Kansas City to finish working and spend the holiday with my family. A while back, I […]

A Blog Post About Blogs and Blogging

Happy Tuesday everyone! I came across this article yesterday. Apparently, there are more than 440 million blogs in the world! For comparison’s sake, there were 325.7 million people living in the USA as of 2017. That’s more than 1 blog per man, woman, and child in the United States! Yikes! Is blogging important? Depends on […]

Happy October!

Happy October everyone! Fall and football are here! College basketball starts later this month. Rock Chalk Jayhawk! I wish I had something profound to say on this blog post, but I don’t. One quick update from last month’s post seen here. One company moved forward. Another company who was looking for a fractional Sales VP […]

Happy Labor Day!

Happy Labor Day everyone! Ray Ruecker here with Connect 5000! Hope you all are having a relaxing Monday! This past Thursday, I hopped on a plane at 12 pm and landed in Oakland around 2:00 pm. I checked into my hotel, changed and then took a Lyft to downtown San Jose. I met with a […]

Article I Read Recently On Content Marketing

Happy August everyone! I came across this article recently: https://www.businessesgrow.com/2014/01/06/content-shock/ Quick summary: Some expert somewhere said that you should blog. So everyone and their brother started blogging. Then content marketing became the next hottest trend. So everyone and their sister started developing marketing content. Key takeaway verbatim from the article: “Of course the volume of free content is […]

Long time, no blog! Happy Spring!

Hey everyone! Happy Spring and early Easter! Ray Ruecker here with Connect 5000. I realized I hadn’t posted since our Christmas staff luncheon in December 2017. It’s almost April! Where does time go? 3 months went by quickly. I’d like to say that I was busy but that sounds like a humble-brag or too pretentious […]