Monthly Archives: April 2012

What do Susan Cain and Nyan Cat have in common?

I really have been enjoying reading books since we cut back to basic cable. I was addicted last year to two weekly TV shows, The Killing and Falling Skies, but now I devote that time to books. As I write … Continue reading

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HubSpot vs. WordPress & Google Analytics

Have you heard the buzz about HubSpot marketing and analytics software and wondered what all the fuss is about? Why would a company pay $200-$400 a month or more for what appear to be services you can get free elsewhere? … Continue reading

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Muddling Through, Part I: Tweet More Often

Is your company or organization making all the right marketing moves online? Are you doing enough? That’s easy: probably not. I know I’m not, and I’m in the business and trying to set an example. My dad used to say … Continue reading

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Three Online Marketing Rules for Good Times and Bad

The plight of the struggling small business owner is on my mind today. Whether from economic recessions that suck the oxygen from the business climate, or from mistakes and other factors well within our control, most entrepreneurs have known failure … Continue reading

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Earn Their Trust: Post the Picture that’s Worth 1,000 Words

A certain relative of mine is a smart guy, a well-educated professional who seems to be functioning reasonably well in modern society. He has this one quirk, though– he still uses a film camera. Yep. When the 36-exposure role of … Continue reading

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