John Rampton — September 21, 2018 — September 21, 2018 Pexels / Pixabay Do you feel like you aren’t as productive and focused as you should be? Have you been killing your productivity? Instead of searching for the latest productivity hack, evaluate your existing habits. You may discover that you don’t need to try out … Continue reading Try This Instead: 7 Ways You’ve Been Killing Your Productivity
Melissa Ingold — September 14, 2018 — September 14, 2018 geralt / Pixabay When it comes to delegation, everyone focuses on the money. This is perfectly natural, especially if you’re used to handling everything yourself and feel like your budget is already spread mighty thin. Hiring a team of skilled freelancers to lighten your workload … Continue reading Focused on Money? Focus on the Perks of Delegation Instead!
Conor Bond — September 7, 2018 — September 7, 2018 Nearly everyone loves a bad boy. You don’t fall in love with Randy “Pink” Floyd from Richard Linklater’s Dazed and Confused because he’s a steady, reliable man. You love him because he plays by his own rules, refusing to conform to the strict expectations of … Continue reading Black Hat SEO (and What You Should Do Instead)
Kasia Kowalska — June 12, 2018 — June 12, 2018 geralt / Pixabay What is an email subject line if not your email’s first impression when it lands in a prospect’s inbox? And emails are big business. Marketers sent over 838 billion emails in 2013 (that’s all the stars in the Milky Way times three). … Continue reading 6 Types of Email Subject Lines to Avoid (And What to Try Instead)
Rick Goodman — May 14, 2018 Follow @DrRickGoodman — May 14, 2018 geralt / Pixabay Let me start by saying that there’s a time and a place to let people go. When you have an employee who’s simply not aligned with your culture, and whose toxicity is bringing the entire team down, your best option, … Continue reading Don’t Give Up on Your Employees. Instead, Make Them Better.
Erin Kelley — April 17, 2018 Follow @MsErinKelley — April 17, 2018 No doubt – LinkedIn is a valuable tool. It’s a behemoth networking site with more than 546 million users, and it’s clearly cornered the work-related social media market. But there are hundreds of sites that offer some of what LinkedIn does, and plenty … Continue reading 7 Alternative Sites to Try Instead of LinkedIn
Taylor Gordon — April 10, 2018 — April 10, 2018 rawpixel / Pixabay Friends, family, and other aspiring business owners always wonder how I find consistent work for my business. Recurring clients are the lifeblood of my business and many others. Recurring clients keep your income predictable and make it so you don’t have to … Continue reading How to Finally Get Recurring Clients Instead of One-Off Gigs
Miranda Marquit — March 12, 2018 — March 12, 2018 Everyone has a formula for doing a business “right.” You know that when you start your business, there’s a right way to build your list, fund your ideas, post on your blog, and do any number of things. In fact, there are so many things … Continue reading Why It’s Better to Just Start Your Business — Instead of Worry About Doing It “Right”
To get the most out of your marketing attribution, contributor Alison Lohse believes right-time insights are far more important than real-time data. Alison Lohse on August 31, 2017 The martech and ad tech industries love to talk about real-time. The context doesn’t matter — regardless of the circumstances, real-time must be better than delayed. … Continue reading Why real-time attribution is (mostly) irrelevant, and what to do instead
Spencer X. Smith — August 8, 2017 Follow @spencerXsays — August 8, 2017 Free-Photos / Pixabay Imagine someone walking down the street wearing a t-shirt for your favorite band. You could have easily started up a conversation by saying, “That’s my favorite band! Have you seen them live?” Your shared love of that band would … Continue reading Dig Through Your Customers’ Garbage to Learn About Them. Or, Try This Instead