That Isn't My Job

“That Isn’t My Job” are four very ugly words. Today I had 165 emails to respond to and 3 meetings on my plate. Efficiency and speed were the key to my surviving the gauntlet. At 4:13 PM, a newish client sends an email asking for help from the wrong people. As I’m burning through my…

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Running a Small Business Means Owning a Big Hat Rack In the last few hours I’ve helped two team members solve project problems, answered 3 urgent emails, had an impromptu phone meeting with a happy client, reviewed an invoice going out, shot a team member with a Nerf gun (deserved), and wrote a proposal for…

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Anything that saves time without cutting corners is gold to any small business and we have a feeling any one of these tools has the potential to save your company time and money or reduce errors and create new opportunities. Making the world a better place one pixel at a time is a task that…

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dont let your business get scammed

Scammers are scum of the earth. And scammers that target newly minted entrepreneurs hungry for new business really make me even more angry. This scam has been around for years, but it’s getting harder and harder to catch, so hopefully this timely public service announcement and reminder for our creative community on how to avoid…

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If you care about your search engine rankings, this could be the most valuable article you read all year. Have you heard the good news? Well, good news if you’re already providing the best online experience to your website visitors. If your website isn’t mobile friendly then read on. If you aren’t sure, then go…

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What is business automation? Everyday repetitive tasks simplified by technology to reduce errors and wasted labor. Great automation produces incredible return on investments for growing businesses.   Background Our journey starts with Frank. Frank is a fictional business owner that owns and operates a very successful hot dog cart chain “Frank’s Furts”. Frank’s Furts was…

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Don’t you hate it when sales leads from your website get lost in your pile of emails? Unless you’re reading email all day long (I gave up that dirty habit years ago), you’re often not going to respond until it’s too late. You’re in serious danger of losing those sales before you even get started.…

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We are excited to announce our partnership with web performance and security company CloudFlare. If you’re unfamiliar with CloudFlare, they are able to make websites faster and protect them from web threats galore. CloudFlare is used by hundreds of thousands of websites. It doesn’t matter if that site is an individual’s blog, an e-commerce site,…

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Life Enhancing Chrome Extensions

For many of us marketing agency folk, who spend countless hours in front of a computer, Google Chrome is our weapon of choice. There is a long list of reasons why Chrome is a great browser, but the bees knees is the ability to add features to it, through the addition of Chrome Extensions. Here…

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