Four Ways To Get Your Retail Business Online

Hello there! If you are new here, you might want to subscribe to the RSS feed for updates on this topic. It’s almost comical to imagine it, but there are still a ton of businesses that are not online.  I know, right?  That includes retailers.  But it is never too late to get online and…

New content strategies tool: The Gramanator

July 27, 2011 by ian Announcing a new tool: The Gramanator During my MozCon content creation session today, I announced a new tool: The Gramanator. It is mighty. It is the Gramanator: Bow down before it. What it does The Gramanator will take any public Google Reader Shared Feed and: Clean it up, removing stop…

Increasing Your Social Circle with Online Gaming

By Dane Carlson on December 21, 2013 in Guest Posts We are all aware that online gaming is massive, but it isn’t always clear why. One of the biggest draws of online gaming is the fact you are introduced to like-minded people. You get the opportunity to play either with or against people you wouldn’t…

Choosing the Best Social Sharing Platforms

Hello there! If you are new here, you might want to subscribe to the RSS feed for updates on this topic. Which social platforms are worth adding to your activities, beyond the obvious?  Let’s look at this blog’s traffic as a case study. Those who know me for a long time, know that I have…

5 Tips for Improving Your Marketing Avenues

By Guest Poster on December 17, 2013 in Guest Posts Today’s marketing mix is a collection of both online and offline avenues. In order to run a successful business, you are going to need an online presence and an offline presence as well. Print and digital marketing tools work together to make a business successful.…

Infographics as business tools

Hello there! If you are new here, you might want to subscribe to the RSS feed for updates on this topic. People think of Infographics as a viral Web tool, but they have a much wider application and a richer history.  Recently, we have been creating Infographics for use in a variety of exciting offline…

How to Lose Your Credibility as a Business

Hire a spammer.  Fastest way in the universe to show “I have no clue what I’m doing!” Now, you’d think folks would actually KNOW better than to hire some goombah they never heard of to run an email promotional campaign for them… but they don’t.  Yes, some of them send out professional looking ads, but…

3 rules of great copywriting, taught by Vogon poetry

May 17, 2011 by ian Caution: Lots of ‘inside joke’ humor for Hitchhiker’s Guide readers in this post. If you haven’t read the books, consider moving on quietly while avoiding eye contact. Or, read it and see what you’ve been missing. Vogon Poetry, described in The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy as “The third-worst poetry…