It’s easy to get deep into a project and not step back to look at the whole picture. You think what you’re making is excellent. The people standing behind you are laughing their asses off. It’s all about perspective. If you’re going to create something that appeals to everybody,
Today, I have somebody joining me as a guest on a podcast, his name is Scott Williams from BloggingTrainer.com. Scott’s story is pretty interesting because like many of you, he has tried and failed to build a few niche websites … ContinuedThe post Podcast 117:
You’re walking down the street and suddenly a zombie rises up out of the sewer. You scream, throw your backpack at the thing and begin sprinting down the street. And then someone cries out, “Watch The Walking Dead this week.” You stop, turn around, and see the zombie waving at you and smiling.
You’ve spent entirely too much on your pay per click campaigns. And what have you gained? Maybe a few leads? You just don’t know what you’re doing wrong, but you’re frustrated. Does this sound familiar? Maybe it’s time to start looking down other alleyways for marketing opportunities.
Ding! You’ve got mail! You check your e-email. You reply to that one thing and then you remember that other thing you were going to reply to. One bit of “important” work leads to another and soon half the morning is gone. If you’re a freelancer like me, this means you’ve made no money. Sure,
I was on my way to a writing conference a few months ago when my Uber driver told me how much he generally makes in a weekend. “$800?” I replied, “I struggle to make that in a week sometimes.” But then he told me how much his car payment is. Add on top of that insurance, wear and tear, etc.
“My dear, SEO is alive an well. But it’s changing as we speak,” replied the mirror. And the mirror would be correct. SEO is a constantly moving target. Some who don’t understand the “science” would go so far as to say it’s snake oil. But SEO is alive and well…if we can keep ahead of Google.
Search marketing is traditional a bottom funnel tactic. You target paid search terms that catch your leads when their pretty much ready to buy. But what if you could catch people early? What if you could lubricate your funnel with paid search? Today,
I thought it was just my internet. Or maybe Facebook was just mad I’d deleted their app and bragged about it. But as it turned out, Facebook’s uptime took a massive hit….all around the globe. This included Instagram and Whatsapp. Ironically, everyone went to Twitter to complain about it.
Marketers are psychologist who make money off people instead of fixing their mental problems. Most of us are actually trying to help people too. But we’re also trying to make money. Today we’re going to talk about a couple kinds of marketing. These aren’t going to be your typical “hey,
For an insane moment, I thought maybe I’d crossed over into a weird alternate reality. Maybe these people weren’t actually marketers but a sadistic club of psychopaths leading us to the slaughter. Ironically,
The gaming industry is changing the way we do business. Here's how that works.
Conversion rate optimization (CRO) plays a huge role in the design and composition of websites, whether you factor it in or not. As a web developer and designer, it is your job to provide an optimal user experience first and foremost. The overall design has to look good, yes,
On this episode of the Dot Com Lunch, I show you how to get great audio with your video by adding a Zoom H1n digital audio recorder to your video setup. Subscribe to my YouTube Channel
On this episode of the Dot Com Lifestyle vlog, I met up with the Little House on the HWY at South Orange County Cars and Coffee. I checked out the former school bus that got turned into a house and all the multi-million dollar supercars.
In the marketing & growth world, “growth hacking” is probably the most misused (and overused) buzzword of all time. Everyone is looking for that one hack, that one quick win that will solve all their growth problems. The reality is,
Split testing is a necessary evil. It’s tedious and time consuming, however it’s one of the quickest ways to achieve online success.Â Using this strategy can add immediate value to your website if conducted properly.
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Burnout is hardly a brand new phenomenon, but it is an issue that has been exacerbated by the self-led opportunities of the online economy. Because we’re practically all connected to the Internet at any given time and the startup costs for an online business are practically nil, anyone can do it.
The sad thing is people are always looking for ways to make money through their website. This is the bottom line of every business, however it can backfire if not incorporated the right way. For example, one thing I hate is when I arrive on a website, and right away get bombarded with products,
Would you like to be able to influence people easily and grow your business? Do you wish you or your business could be published in Forbes, Mashable, TechCrunch, Fast Company, or the Wall Street Journal? What is that is possible, and you just don’t know how? Find out from Josh:
App installs are a key goal for the $101 billion global app industry, whose downloads rose 35% to 194 billion last year from 2016, according to researcher App Annie. According to researcher Pelham Smithers, game developers are especially most interested in app install metrics.