Monday, November 30, 2009

As we close 2009...

Hi all. Today we allocate time to tie up our loose ends in 2009 and be able to have a fresh start for 2010. What is the one thing you want to accomplish in 2009 that you can make happen in the next month. Do It !!! Close it up and have a fresh mental outlook for a new year with a new journey!

Today I share with you the expansion and additions to the 4 A STAR family. We have hired several interns along with SB Marketing to work in the area. SB Marketing does several publications that are targeted to a specific market area for your business. They also handle a publication called free stuff. You can go to and check that out as well. We have also added a fine arts division known as Diava Marketing in which we promote 2 very talented artists, William S. McKensie and Chris Ford. We are now starting to weave in the event planning process. It's always been there but now there is a focus for it. We will start with the Grand Opening of Cartridge World of Mays Landing. The opening will be on Wed. eve. Dec. 9th from 5-8 PM in the Consumer Sq. Shopping Center. That is where Target and Manhattan Bagel are located. Please come out to the celebration as we officially "open" Cartridge World of Mays Landing.

So a lot is going on. Pass it along. Stay well, stay safe and as you can see it's quite busy so we will chat again as time allows.

Ava Holly Lewis

Monday, October 26, 2009

Ok. Let's get back on track !

Hi all,

Today we allocate time to reflect on our lives. I know it's been some time since I posted. There has just been a lot going on. Maybe the same has happened to you. So let's take time for a moment of thanks. Be thankful and grateful for all that you have no matter how great or how small. Every moment in life is precious. You know the saying, don't put off til tomorrow what you can do today.... or so it goes !!! Grasp your life. Steer it as best you can, and be thankful!
So take a moment. What are you thankful for today? Maybe it's just waking up !!!!!

As we head to the close of a stressful economic year, let's look forward to making the future better for ourselves and for others. If nothing else, go out and perform a random act of kindness today. Buy someone a cup of coffee or pay for their toll on the road....anything..... you will feel so good and put a positive spin on whatever is going on in your life.....

Be safe, be well and we will chat next week.

Monday, September 14, 2009

So let's get started already !!!

Boy, it's been quite the year. Again, I have to apologize....since losing my Mom in mid-Feb, and going back and forth to Florida to deal with my Dad, a lot has happened. Lost my Dad in early August along with 3 family friends and recently lost another family member dear to my heart. It's been really tough to get in here and share positive thoughts. So let's get started already !!! Today we allocate time to sum it up and get it started for the Fall.....

Hope Summer has been good to you and you are embracing Fall with a great outlook for your business and for your life.

Are you setting goals? Are you working with your budget? Are you thinking outside the box to maximize everything you can given today's economy?

You have to set goals for yourself whether they are long or short term goals you have to have them "somewhere". A wise person once told me that it's much more difficult to hit a target that you can't see !!! Set goals and set them often. Keep them visible or in your thoughts on a daily basis.

Work within a budget, no matter what that may be. THAT will also change as time moves on and you chip away at your goals.

Think outside the box !!! Very important. What can you do to make it different !!! You may want to blend in, and sometimes you have to, but you have to stick out to be noticed !

Make sure you network! Anywhere and everywhere !!!!

So let's get started !!! Stay tuned for tips and ideas on how to make yourself and your business stand out and get noticed.


Monday, June 15, 2009

How to use your advertising dollars wisely...

Hi all,
Today we allocate time to discuss advertising dollars ! first of all, I have to apologize for not posting in a few weeks. Between the death of my MOM and moving, it's been quite crazy.

So.... first of all, you need to work within your own budget for advertising but you also need to know that you will have to invest SOME money to help spread the word of your business. With my new company , you can utilize your ad dollars by hiring me to work directly for you. A little different than just going places and meeting people. My consultations are free so contact me for info on that at .

Also, check out the great new publication: FREE STUFF !!! You can get a free copy in many locations but you can also contact me at the web address above for your free copy. It's a great place to advertise. I can have someone from "free stuff" contact you to find out your business needs.

Summer is upon us so let's make the best with any ad dollars you can. Many companies today are willing to work out a payment to get your business. It's all about thinking outside the box.
Looking forward to hearing from you and you have a great week.

Ava Holly Lewis

Tuesday, April 28, 2009

How to step up your game.

Hi all. Today we allocate time to learn how to step up our game.
First of all, you can't get anywhere if you don't get involved. You have to put yourself out there in as many places and see as many faces as you can. I think this is important no matter what kind of business you have, what type of people you want to meet or what career goals you have set for yourself. People need to know WHO YOU ARE .

I am running a small event at T-Byrd computers/ Tri-County Score on April 30th ( Thursday). Location is in Pleasantville, N.J. Rt. 9 across from This and That uniforms. (It will start promptly at 10AM and run til about 11:30. ) There will be several local companies featured there but you can come and learn and share and let us know who you are.

Next. Read motivational books. There is always something to gain out of books that help us help ourselves. A good read is "The power of Nice" follow that up with the brand new "The Power of Small" We will be discussing some topics from these books on Thursday. Please join us.

Thanks for being patient on an update here. I just moved so it's taken some time to get it back together. Take care....and keep stepping up your game.

Monday, March 16, 2009

Good Afternoon all,

It's Monday and today we allocate time to discuss your health !!! The "green" craze is sweeping the country and people today are being more health concious than ever. I'd like for you to check out some great people and companies for your "green" fix !!! :)

First of all, seek Chiropractic care if you don't already. You have to understand chiropractic and the people I am recommending will explain--and answer any questions you may have. This is a process folks ! Chiropractic is preventative care....not just something you seek when you are in pain. Most of your professional athletes are under chiropractic care to keep their bodies safe. You should do the same. The people I recommend to speak with are: Dr. David Sarnoff , "Your Chiropractior" You can reach his office at 609-677-8878 or fax him at 609-677-8832. ...And Dr. Martin Brown of "Brown Chiropractic". 609-641-6880 .

Also, don't be shy about checking labels on the things you put into your body. Today, more than ever, we need to be so careful. Steer away from drugs that force you take a drug for this ailment, and then another drug to counteract the effects of the first drug ! I think that has gotten way out of hand and people are just popping pills for every little thing that seems wrong. Your body has a natural healing process and we need to let that happen. I do, however, believe in supplements but you still have to be aware. Most of your over-the-counter supplements have a high metal content and that, over time, is not good. Look to natural support of your body. Look to companies that deal strictly in wellness and green products. The best ones I know are "Original Limu" and "Melaleuca". These companies have proven scientific findings. Check them out ! You can visit original limu at You can also e-mail Art Korth and talk directly about Melaleuca and the powerful oil in their green products. Talk to Art on line at He will gladly take you through the tour either on line or in person.

Now is the time to think "green" and think of your health. I just lost my MOM a few weeks ago. Very unexpectedly. Don't wait til it's too late. Arm yourself with good information now and let's all make a difference. Our food supply and our soil here in the U.S. is not what it used to be. It's damaged and polluted. We need to think about that on a daily basis and do the best we can to get the best we can ! Think about the benefits of an apple. You would have to eat over 5 apples today to get the benefits of the ONE apple you ate 10 years ago ! Imagine that. Be aware, be smart, and be healthy !

To your health !!!!
Ava Holly ( Lewis)

Tuesday, March 10, 2009

Hi this is Ava and today we allocate time for a bright and talented youth. I know, I know, it's not MONDAY.....I have to apologize for the length of time since the last blog. I recently lost my MOM---my best friend! It has de-railed me some but I'm slowly getting back to getting things done in my business world so to say...
So today, we look at a young , beautiful, talented, Temple graduate. (Summa Cum Laude as a matter of fact) I am talking about Sage Lauren Sinopoli ! Sage is quite multi-talented and has her degree in broadcast journalism. She currently does promotional work for Radio Disney but is actively seeking a position in T.V. as a news reporter. You can check out some of her work on You Tube. I am proud to know Sage for some time and prouder yet of her accomplishments. Keep your eye out for this bright and shining star !