3 Reasons to Use a Website Maintenance Subscription Service

If you are a businessperson or entrepreneur, you probably have a website. (If you don't, what are you waiting for? Get your butt on over to here and start telling me about your business. I will help you create the right solution for your situation.) It may just be an on online brochure you use [...]

By | 2017-09-18T09:11:27+00:00 September 18th, 2017|Uncategorized|

Habits: Form New Ones and Break Old Ones

It’s the end of February, and how many of your new year’s resolutions are still making the daily cut? What happened to all that energy and enthusiasm - that motivation - that compelled you to make them in the first place? If you’re like me, it’s tapered off by now. In fact, I was in [...]

By | 2017-07-15T15:14:02+00:00 February 26th, 2017|Uncategorized|

3 Tips for Email Hygiene in 2016 (Bonus Google Inbox Tips)

Some emails are intended to be a detailed correspondence that you savor writing, like a letter. But these are few and far between, and for some of us, much more often than not, email is just a means to the end of coordinating small practical outcomes. The point at which writing these emails becomes a resource consuming [...]

By | 2017-07-15T15:14:02+00:00 May 10th, 2016|Uncategorized|

5 Ways to Optimize Your Morning and Set Yourself up for All-Day Success

The morning is sacred. The streets are empty. The sun is rising. The dew is gently evaporating. Your phone is silent. Your inbox is empty. The day is full of potential, silently buzzing with energy. And everyone else is asleep. But you're not. You're awake, seizing your life and taking advantage of these precious moments everyone [...]

By | 2017-07-15T15:14:02+00:00 May 3rd, 2016|Uncategorized|

Content Marketing: Basic Strategies

Step 1: Create a Message Map Step 2: Discover Your Customer Personas Step 3: Use the Buyer’s Journey Analysis Step 4: Correlate Your Content Step 5: Plan Your Channels Step 6: Schedule Your Editorial Calendar In the new informational economy, traditional advertising, based on saturating the environment [...]

By | 2017-09-21T15:43:17+00:00 April 11th, 2016|Uncategorized|

My favorite project gets a little love.

Recently, my design for my wife's blog thekitchenrag.com received some attention from the fine people over at Theme Fusion in the form of a customer spotlight. Theme Fusion makes a premium Wordpress theme called Avada, which is a flexible and robust product that actually fills a niche somewhere between "framework" and "theme". I've deployed it on a range [...]

By | 2017-07-15T15:14:02+00:00 March 26th, 2016|Uncategorized|

Professional Networking: 4 Basic Techniques

1. How to Make Friends with Everybody Remember in middle school, how everybody tended make friends with a group of people to whom they were very loyal, and formed exclusive cliques with their own internal rules and roles? Most people never stop behaving this way. Some say it's a genetic inheritance from our primate ancestors, who lived [...]

By | 2017-07-15T15:14:02+00:00 January 14th, 2016|Uncategorized|