Business

  • Keep Failing…It’s Good For You

    The idea of failing can be scary for a lot of people.  Failing in business can be extra scary and carry extra consequences.  It can be scary when you’ve invested your money in something and can potentially lose it.  It can be scary when you think about the amount of time you’re not spending with […]

  • Intent Precedes Content – Keeping Customers At The Core

    So I started writing this article and I went on so many different ‘side rants’ that I decided to break them up into a ‘series’ of posts about how closely knit being in a band is with ‘the business world.’  Here’s part two… (Go here for part one) Let’s Talk About Music You know there’s a few […]

  • Your Fans Are The Reason You’re In Business

    So I started writing this article and I went on so many different ‘side rants’ that I decided to break them up into a ‘series’ of posts about how closely knit being in a band is with ‘the business world.’  Here’s part one… Let’s Talk About Music… Musicians can be a fickle bunch.  Especially with […]

  • Distractions Suck Worse Than You Thought

    Distractions, distractions, distractions.  Coinscidentally (and ironically) this blog post may have distracted you.  I was distracted today when I saw an article on Lifehacker titled, “Research Shows How Much a Three Second Distraction Can Derail Your Work.”  According to the research by Michigan State University, being distracted for as little as 2.8 seconds can cause you […]

  • 24% Of Google Searches Are Local! Business Matters On The WWW

    MarketingProf’s had a very interesting article this morning about local search engine requests.  They even broke fit down into by search engines.  Local traffic from Google was 24.24%, Bing rang in at 28.8% and Yahoo was 25.28%.  The study was done by Chitika Insights.  No matter what type of business you have, if it’s local you can […]

  • 9 Marketing Tips For Facebook and Twitter (If You’re Sincere)

    Found an article today about how to more effectively engage your Facebook fans. It provides 9 ‘tips’ to help you get your clients to remember who you are! Sound weird? Let’s lay some groundwork before we get to the 9 tips: Primarily I would like to talk about the amount of sincerity that goes into […]

  • Famous Logo’s And Their Price Tags

    Logo’s are a funny thing.  As you can see in this BuzzFeed article, some of the most iconic logo’s didn’t cost a cent.  Other’s might seem ridiculous a little high.  I thought it was real interesting to find that Coca-Cola never paid for their logo.  Pepsi seems about right.  I remember when people were freaking […]

  • Tips For Picking Your Next Domain Name!

    All right. I’m into this article for two reasons. #1 – it’s just a good article about getting the perfect domain. #2 – Jane Porter mentions Jersey in the first example. For many reasons I’m a big proponent of domains. Many times I’m a big proponent of having a few domains. They cost $14 each […]