ALEAP brings Eric Shoars to Albert Lea to give our community tools for marketing

Desiring to be business partners was never on Mark and I’s radar. I was going to do the mommy thing and he was going to work a w-2 full time career job. It fit neatly into our plans, until it didn’t. I had developed into a serious blogger, making fun …

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Is your business or community using bloggers to promote your product, service or event?

The most successful promotion a business, community or event can create is a powerful word of mouth campaign. For us at Russell’s Adventures we will not work with just anyone. It must match with the core of our family’s values. If a companies products or services are not high quality, stand up to …

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The success of the Southern Minnesota Social Media Breakfast in Albert Lea.

A few months ago I had completed my last big event of the year for Russell’s Adventures and my calendar was about to calm down. I felt drained and as I looked around me it felt lonely. Life had kind of exploded all over and it left me wondering what …

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The difference a stop sign can make

Over the last several months a team called, Make our Neighborhood Safe, was created. Their goal was to get a three way stop put in at an intersection in town. Tragically Sophie Stultz a precious, sweet girl was killed when she was out riding her bike with a friend. She …

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Spending time as a family at Farmer John’s Pumpkin

*We were given four pumpkins to help facilitate our review. All thoughts and opinions are 100% honest, ours and based on our experience. I have always loved everything about fall. I love the cooler temperatures, beautiful color changes going on in nature all around us, harvesting the garden and the …

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Big Island Rendezvous is a welcoming family

In the spring of 2016 I wrote a post sharing a few ways our family volunteers in town. I wanted to give tangible ways Albert Lean’s could get involved in our community. Perry Vining the founder and coordinator of the Big Island Rendezvous found and read the article. He commented …

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What could I have done better?

Last year I finished the Ultimate Journey and I had made a promise to myself, I would no longer be afraid to try. Trying before meant I could fail. I could belly flop and there was no way on this earth I wanted to do that. I had been laughed …

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What’s going on in Albert Lea this weekend?

What’s going on in Albert Lea this weekend? Well let me share a few of things we have run across. Friday and Saturday we are looking forward to the Big Island Bar-B-Que. We attended a similar event earlier this summer and we had a fabulous time. Most of the teams …

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Come Spend the Weekend in Albert Lea

Albert Lea was recently ranked #3 as one of Minnesota’s best places to enjoy a weekend getaway. The serenity of our lakes, the beauty of our downtown, and the unique, original shops that line Broadway Ave. are a great experience. Myre-Big Island State Park, the Blazing Star Bike Trail, and Frank …

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