It’s Like Your Own Private Talk Show…

It's Like Your Own Private Talk Show...

Let’s say you’ve decided to really get serious about email marketing. You want to keep in touch with your audience. You want to let them know what is going on with your company, or products, or services, or life. And you want to see if they are interested in buying from you. There are lots of ways to structure your emails. Do you do a newsletter format? Or one that looks more personal and text …

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The Riches Under Your Nose

The Riches Under Your Nose

Isn’t found money the best? It hasn’t happened often but I have vivid memories of when it has fallen into my lap. I was a little kid cleaning my room and found $20 in a past birthday card under a stack of books. I was somewhat older and found the small stash of cash I had carried as a reserve during an overseas trip. (I wanted to make sure I could buy my way home …

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The Top 5 Tools When You are Bad at Making Art

I grew up long before social media as we know it was invented. I’m also not very artistically inclined. As a result, this modern expectation that we business owners can all do art and produce amazing social media is pretty daunting. And if anyone ever asked me to be an Instagram Husband, I might just check myself into the loonie bin. (Yes, “Instagram Husband” is a thing. There is an article about that in The …

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That Time Facebook Went Down…

While I’m writing this, a few days ago, Facebook has been down most of the day. Some times it seems to work except comments will get rejected. Or pages will show up partially blank. Or other weirdness. Instagram is also down. Facebook owns Instagram and I imagine operates it out of the same data centers as FB. If your business runs on Facebook or Instagram through pages or advertising or bots or whatever, this is …

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