POP QUIZ: If your website was an 80s dating video, how creepy would it be — on a scale of awkward wink to proposing marriage? Bad news, friend. If you’re pushing the sale too hard, you’re inching wayyyy up the creep-o-meter. Trying to sell at the top of your funnel is like proposing marriage in […]
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Niche down,” they said. “Your brand needs specificity,” they said. But secretly you think they’re kind of full of it, so you skipped over the whole niching part of building your brand. Because, c’mon! You’re a proud entrepreneur and you’ve built something pretty badass. Deep down, you kinda feel like everyone could benefit from what […]
Your business is B2B, not B2C, so you don’t need to worry about ideal clients, right? Think again. This week’s episode of #AwkwardMarketing is all about clients, copywriting, and the one thing will make or break your B2B marketing strategy. Do you know what it is? Thinking of your clients as businesses, not people. Such […]
Basing your brand design choices on your favorite color from childhood or how you decorate your house is kinda like a restaurant only serving dishes its waiters like or dislike. “Oh, I’m sorry, ma’am! I can’t serve you the salmon because I don’t eat fish.” And yet, this is what you do when your brand […]
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 […]
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 […]