Marie Forleo. TEDx. South by Southwest. They all told me no. Is everything REALLY figureoutable? Back in June, I pitched Marie Forleo on an interview (watch the video below to see my failed pitch video and what I did in response). That same week, I got a no from TEDx. And then a few weeks […]
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I’m not always a talking shrimp… …but when I am it’s because I’m interviewing the Talking Shrimp, Laura Belgray (who we all want to be when we grow up). I can count on my fingers the emails that have ever made me guffaw in my life and Laura has at least two of those guffaw […]
I’M A FAILURE! There, I said it. And I’m proud. Hang this blog on the fridge, Mom. I’m failing at a high level because I know what’s good for me. Last night, I was editing this Awkward Marketing episode (that I shot last month) and it was like a love letter from my former self. […]
You get a LinkedIn notification from an overeager new connection named Dave. He wants to talk. You feel flattered. Until he smacks ya across with the face with a pitch slap you should’ve seen coming. No wonder we have trust issues. EVERYONE AND THEIR PET CHINCHILLA HAS SOMETHING TO SELL THESE DAYS. Your sister’s goofy […]
If you haven’t sobbed over your keyboard mid re-brand, ARE YA REALLY DIGGING DEEP ENOUGH? Branding is sexy on the surface. Oooh! Fonts, colors, mooooood boards! So you barrel into a rebrand ready to luxuriate in the Pinspiration of it all and a month later, you’re dry heaving into a plastic bag, having an existential […]
But, would I really say it like that?” The #1 question NOT to ask yourself when receiving content from your copywriter. (The answer, by the way, is NO! You would NOT say it like that — that’s why you hired a copywriter! To say it better than you’d say it yourself!) Your copywriter’s most important […]