A few years ago I attended an Internet Marketing event in Florida. I love hanging out with cool, ambitious people and have found events like this are a good fishing spot for old & new friends. This is the rest of the story… Walking the hallways on day-1, scanning the various topics and doing a […]
My friend Tim Francis recently sent an email about placing your phone on airplane mode to get some work done. It was great advice and one that everyone should do. However, just recently, I’ve been trying an experiment which is basically the opposite of that. I’m getting on my phone more often!
Lot’s to learn from one of the founders of modern sales and advertising. I do not believe what he predicted has come true. I think there is still a chasm between the two disciplines and always will be. I am a convert from general advertising to direct response and he does a good job of […]
Seeing Donna in person for the first time set me back slightly. I have seen her multiple times on TV but never in person. She is so petite, almost mousey. Hot enough that if I wasn’t happily married… She does not look that way as a female news anchor. Sitting up on the stage platform […]
This past week I spent a few days in Colorado working with a group of business owners on issues of brand building and acquiring new customers. I thought the material might apply to some of my other business owner friends.
When we focus our efforts, we broaden our possibilities. “When we have too many top priorities, we essentially have no priorities.” Stephen Covey, 7 Habits of Highly Effective People. My two partners in FullBucket and I just finished another quarterly strategy meeting here at FullBucket HQ. As always it was enlightening, beneficial and at times […]
I have fallen off the social media wagon… A few years ago I was really caught up in the social media phenomenon, especially the implications for marketing and sales. Using a variety of techniques I helped create several strategies that increased followers and page likes.
This is by far the most user friendly graphic I’ve seen that shows how to manage your SEO program. Spend just a few minutes with this guide and you’ll have a fairly good grasp of all the moving parts that need attention.
Often I’m engaged to develop sales programs and assemble sales teams. After we have the main players on the roster and versed in their goals I typically make recommendations for individual improvement through training and self-directed education. One of the tasks is to start a reading club among the team. I provide a kick-off list […]
I feel the car gliding out of path microseconds before I see it. Time slows. The tires lose their weak, frictional grip on the ice below and begin a slow pirouette at sixty miles an hour. There is no time for fear, or thought or worry. If my instincts and auto responsive muscle reactions cannot […]