January 4, 2018

When Should You Start Your Holiday Marketing?

For many companies the holidays are an essential time for marketing. In fact, it’s often the time of the year where you can make up any […]
January 4, 2018

How to Improve your Facebook Preview

Have you ever wondered why, when you paste a link into your Facebook post, you get the image and wording you do? Do you remember when […]
January 4, 2018

Facebook Ads or Boosted Posts…which should you use?

Facebook ads and boosted posts…what is the difference and how does it affect you? The difference is huge and it affects you if you are advertising […]
January 4, 2018

10 Ways to Improve Your Email Marketing Results

Email marketing remains one of the most powerful ways to connect with your clients and prospects.  According to a June 2016 survey of US marketers conducted […]
January 4, 2018

Your subscriber count means nothing if you do this…

Your email list. For many business owners it is one of their most prized possessions. At conventions business owners can often be heard boasting pridefully about […]
January 4, 2018

Why I’ll Never Write Another Indoctrination Email

Ok, I admit it… I pay a lot of attention to language. Often times too much. (And I’m sure sometimes not enough) And herein lies my […]
February 13, 2018

5 steps to a successful launch, because of or in spite of, your technology

Are you listening? I’m about to share one of the most important secrets of business with you. It’s not often talked about, and even less often […]
February 13, 2018

Beating Overload

This article deals with time, which is going by too fast anyway. So I’m going to ask just a very little of  yours to tell you […]
February 13, 2018

What are you doing with the rest of your life?

Okay, it’s the New Year and we’re still here. You know, five years from now we may still be here, and there will be NO DIFFERENCE […]
February 21, 2018

5 Steps to Create a Solution Oriented Team

“We have a problem.”   These words are uttered in businesses across the world on a daily basis.  An employee or team member is tasked with […]
March 1, 2018

No, your niche isn’t special

One of the most common reasons I hear for unsuccessful marketing results is “Our niche is different.” I’m going to share something with you, something that […]
March 6, 2018

Dictate Outcomes, Not Processes

Have you ever asked your team to do something, even told them exactly how to accomplish it, only to have them blow it and not do […]
March 9, 2018

Three Little Words

The words we use either encourage us to be creative and optimistic or they shut us down, give us a smaller view of possibilities, and weaken […]
April 18, 2018

My Confession

Here it is. I’ve been around a lot and have learned quite a bit. But… Even as “smart” as I am, occasionally it takes the Universe […]
April 18, 2018

Season’s Best Wishes (except to Martha Stewart)

Uh oh. Another holiday letter.  If you throw this away unread you won’t miss much.   Just  my story about how Martha Stewart screwed up our holidays […]
April 18, 2018

Customizing Gmail to Optimize Your Day

Zapier articles on Gmail tips Personal level indicators How to set up your inbox Check up to 5 email addresses within Gmail itself
May 1, 2018


Here’s a tip you can learn from a client of mine without going through his pain. Or mine. Let’s call him “Mike”. Mike had a deal […]
May 8, 2018

A Fern Named Lazarus

I have an asparagus fern named Lazarus.   Why did I name him Lazarus? I’ll tell you why. I named him Lazarus because when I first […]
May 15, 2018

What You See Isn’t Always What You Get

I’ve been traveling a lot this year. For instance, I haven’t been home for a complete week since July. That means that for the last five months […]
May 22, 2018

Your Personal Independence Day

Here’s a way you can win your own personal “revolution”. I had a client recently who complained about not feeling like he was “his own person.” […]