Webmaster Tools You Can Use – Part 1

November 27th, 2011 (4 Comments)

Anyone who sits looking over my shoulder as I build websites soon asks “How’d you do THAT?” – and often they’re talking about one of the free webmaster tools I use on a daily basis. My website tools let me work smarter instead of harder, while getting better results for my clients. If you’re working […]

RIP Steve Jobs 1955-2011

October 14th, 2011 (1 Comment)

Every entrepreneur has moments of struggle, but those who endure and stay true to their heart’s calling really can change the world. RIP Steve Jobs.

Read a Banned Book This Week

September 27th, 2011 (3 Comments)

September 24 to October 1 is Banned Books Week, which celebrates the right to read and opposes censorship of books. Read a Banned Book!

Hiding Under My Desk

September 9th, 2011 (1 Comment)

Are your critical files backed up? There’s an easy way to do that for under $20 – go do it now before YOU find yourself under your desk!

Email Lists: What Have You Done For Me Lately?

June 20th, 2011 (2 Comments)

Your email list needs to provide compelling value for signing up, staying signed up, and continuing to read every communication you send. The work will pay off.

Why I Unfollowed 855 People On Twitter Today

May 17th, 2011 (21 Comments)

If you’re inactive on Twitter for over a month, expect to get Unfollowed off many people’s lists. Social Media requires presence and participation to be successful.

Selling To People Who Want To Buy

April 20th, 2011 (1 Comment)

You’d think it would be easy to find out where to shop for a commonly used product that retails for over $300 in a city of over two million people, right? But so many businesses are failing at moving their marketing into the current century…

Marketing Lessons from Dusty Boxes

April 11th, 2011 (3 Comments)

Sorting through business papers from before there WAS an internet brings some useful perspective. We’ve come a long way, baby! Yet some marketing fundamentals don’t change.

Facebook Deals for Retail Business

March 27th, 2011 (1 Comment)

If you have a local, “bricks and mortar” retail business, you may occasionally curse the competition the web has brought – but Facebook Deals (and its competitor, Google Offers) can actually help you bring in more traffic, more new clients. With no advertising cost!

What Your Website NEEDS

March 13th, 2011 (4 Comments)

There’s a lot of confusion about websites, and every day I see the result of people spending absurd amounts of money on the wrong things. Make sure you have the nine factors in place that your website needs to succeed!

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