The Best Startup Advice From VC Superstars at Denver Startup Week

Perhaps the most important wealth magnet discussed in Dan Kennedy’s book, “Wealth Attraction for Entrepreneurs,” is “Be Somewhere”. Much like my post a little while ago about making yourself lucky at conferences, it’s really hard to get lucky if you don’t expose yourself to spontaneous and serendipitous meetings with strangers. This week is Denver Startup […]

How To Use PPC To Maximize PR Exposure

If you are following tech news today, you will see the official announcement that Microsoft Bought Minecraft. The story is semi interesting, but what stood out for me was when I googled Minecraft this ad came up. I don’t know how long this ad has been live, but It is more than just a new […]

How To Get Out of A Blogging Rut (or Any Rut For That Matter…)

When I started blogging professionally, I reached out to some popular bloggers for advice. One blogger was Barry Schwartz from Search Engine Roundtable. one of the oldest and most popular search engine blogs out there. Over a year later, John Chow released an info-product called Blogging with John Chow. Both had the same advice. Blog […]

4 Visual Web Marketing Companies You Can’t Afford Not To Know About

If the first thing crossing your mind when you read the above question is, “What in the world is a visual web strategy…or the visual web for that matter?!” than this post is for you. I’ll keep it brief, but here is what you need to know. Last year, there were 1,200,000,000 photos shared daily […]

These Three Things Are Proven To Improve Your Luck

My brother emailed me a fascinating article about Being Lucky. Richard Wiseman, a psychologist, spent the last ten years researching what makes one person lucky and someone else unlucky. It is a really fascinating¬† and relatively short article worth reading. Basically, he discovered that… Many people who feel unlucky are creatures of habit and are […]

It’s Time To Kill Off Social Media Marketing

Are you fed up with annoying Candy Crush invitations? I thought we grew past that when we stopped playing Farmville. It’s been a decade since Facebook came around, It’s been 7 or so years since Facebook let you send annoying invitations to your friends, yet companies are still desperately trying to “bribe us to spam […]

Want To Win More Customers? Make An Embarrasing Confession

This is kinda embarrassing, but…About a year ago I hired a moving company to move my property from New Jersey to Denver. They quoted me a price based on the weight of my belongings. Seemed reasonable enough until I discovered that not only do they not deliver the stuff themselves, but the freight company they […]

Why Losing Money on PPC is a Good Idea

“The Purpose of a New PPC Campaign is not to turn a profit; It is to prove or disprove which keywords will work best for you long term. ”¬† -David Melamed If you are like me, you hate losing money more than you like making money. I once read that the ratio is like 4 […]

Why Some People Succeed and Others Don’t

I have a confession to make. I am not great at grammar. I sometimes switch between tenses and even worse, I sometimes even make stupid spelling mistakes. 95% of the time those mistakes are a product of rushing instead of slowing down. There is an old saying, “The Difference Between Smart and Stupid is Half […]

Expose Your Inner Workings on Snapchat For Fun and Profits

To be perfectly honest, when I heard about Snapchat, while I thought it was a cool idea, I never really considered it a viable platform for marketing. That was a mistake. I assumed that since it revolved around intimate photos that disappear, it was too much of a one to one communication channel to be […]