Looking at it through a media lens, Black Lives Matter is precise and powerful as a slogan. It’s direct, efficient, and airtight as an assertion. Let’s unpack the phrase to understand why it works so well.
It feels good to celebrate, with good reason. But record turnout revealed something about the coming challenges we face as a culture.
My hat’s off to all of you who shoved aside intentional roadblocks to make your voice heard. Whatever happens tomorrow, thank you all the same.
You don’t need my help. You don’t need anyone’s help.
A self-audit is not a bad thing to do, whether you are starting a business, freelancing, or seeking a job.
An agent, producer, or publisher has to make decisions based on money. If they invest in you, will they get that investment back? Will they make a profit? If the answer to these questions is, “I’m not sure,” then you are not going to get picked. It’s as simple as that. Let’s remedy that.
If we want to make change in the world, our best ideas need to be expressed with clarity, empathy, and a genuine desire to form a real connection.
After a hiatus, I relaunch Marketing Without the Marketing with a new format, new focus, and new flavor.
175 episodes is a long run. With all that’s going on, it’s safe to say that someone other than me should have the microphone. So I’ll be closing up shop for awhile. Here’s my reasoning, and a look into the foggy future.
Time is running out! Perceived urgency can be a strong motivator to make a purchase. Here’s how we can carefully use urgency as a strategy, and why this is an advantage for small businesses over larger competitors.
When a customer is ready to make a purchase, there are only two strategies you can use to gently influence them to complete the sale: Scarcity and urgency. Here’s a rundown of all the ways to use SCARCITY to up your conversion rates.
Your online store is the last and most important point in the customer’s journey. In the first episode of this 3-part mini-series, I cover how to set up your store site, optimize product pages, and gather the data you need to make smart strategic adjustments.