If you make this major branding mistake, one of two things can happen: You will look like such a SHOW OFF that you annoy the living crap out of your audience and lose them faster than you can throw a tomato at Hamlet’s head. You will have such bad STAGE FRIGHT that you hide behind […]
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Has this ever happened to you? You write a blog that you’re really excited about, post it on social media, and kick up your feet, waiting for the Internet to fall in love with you. And then your only commenter is your Aunt Kathy, who shares it on Facebook alongside slightly pixelated wine o’clock memes […]
“Features! Benefits! Blah blah blahh! Buy now?” Blabbing at your customer about how amazingggg your service is? It’s kinda like a superhero swooping in to save the day so he can BRAG about how great his day-saving abilities are. DUDE. The bad guy is getting away! Shut up about how big your muscles are and […]
Hiring a fancy web designer to build your baby business’ first website is a little like buying your 16 year old a Lambo to teach him how to drive. Best case scenario: it’s a big waste of your limited marketing budget. Worst case scenario: it’ll cost you more than money. When you’re just getting started in business, […]
They fill your inbox with inane questions and outrageous demands. They’re hard to get ahold of when you need them, but always manage to track you down at the most inappropriate times. (Ever been asked to deliver a milestone while simultaneously delivering a baby? No? Just me?) They never pay on time (or at all) […]
They say we fear what we don’t understand. In the world of online marketing, that fear can often mean we fork over wads of cash to have someone else wave their magic wand and figure stuff out for us. Take SEO, an acronym so misunderstood it either sends entrepreneurs running for the hills or reaching for their wallets. […]