Social media is the next frontier in social selling

Hello there! If you are new here, you might want to subscribe to the RSS feed for updates on this topic. If you are puzzled by the title of this post because you think you are up on the latest trends and are sure that “social selling” means selling on social media, be prepared to…

Picture-perfect Pinnable Pics (12 hot tips!)

Hello there! If you are new here, you might want to subscribe to the RSS feed for updates on this topic. A blog without pictures is like dessert without taste. An effective approach to images can do so much more for your blog posts than just make them look pretty. Here are 12 ways to…

Are you getting paid enough on client projects?

Hello there! If you are new here, you might want to subscribe to the RSS feed for updates on this topic. Do you track your time for client projects? Should you? And if so, how best to do it? Tracking the time you spend on a client’s project might be easy for you. Or it…

Marketing With Historical Fiction

By Dane Carlson on December 18, 2013 in Ideas Don’t you wish your product has this kind of “history” (even if it is fictional): In early 1849, Joshua Shelby was working as a cook in a fancy St. Louis restaurant. The hottest topic among the patrons there was the rivers of gold that had been…

Make a Winning eCommerce Shopping Experience

Hello there! If you are new here, you might want to subscribe to the RSS feed for updates on this topic. There are many pitfalls to running an eCommerce website.  Making a winning eCommerce shopping experience means easy to order, fast (and free) delivery, and actually delivering what was ordered. While the shopping experience itself…

Get Ready for the Senior (Citizen) Invasion

  Get Ready for the Senior (Citizen) Invasion November 17, 2011 by Dane Carlson | 0 Comments As the percentage of senior citizens in the world increase, businesses have been quietly getting themselves ready for the trend. For years supermarkets have been going crazy trying to speed up the checkout process to get people out…

Stress Relieving Vending Machine

By Dane Carlson on December 16, 2013 in Featured The “Passive Aggressive Anger Release Machine” is a machine that allows you break a dish or two until you feel better. All you have to do is insert a dollar, and a piece of china will slowly move towards you until it falls to the bottom…

Creating A Catchy Business Name

By Dane Carlson on December 30, 2013 in Say What? According to David Burd, president of The Naming Company in East Stroudsburg, Pa., it’s common for new entrepreneurs to try to convey too much in their business names. “A name is not an ad campaign,” he says. “It allows you to write checks and do…