The Working Inbox

"Today, I was firing off a couple of emails when I noticed that the message count in the top corner said, “483 Messages”! I decided enough was enough and began doing some more research into managing my inbox. I checked up on,, and a few others to see what was going on. One … Continue reading The Working Inbox

How Many Impressions Does it Really Take?

via I came across a mention of this today and thought it appropriate to share.  This is dated advice. Dated from 1885 to be more specific! Thomas Smith, a London Businessman, wrote a guide called Successful Advertising in 1885. The sayings he used are still being used today and form the foundation for the … Continue reading How Many Impressions Does it Really Take?

Transform Your Website Into a Sales Powerhouse

"There's never been a better time to take advantage of the expansive opportunities for online business development and growth that the internet affords. According to a Juniper Research study, the number of U.S. internet shoppers will grow at an average rate of 12 percent per year through 2010, resulting in more than $144 billion in … Continue reading Transform Your Website Into a Sales Powerhouse

Is Groupon a Good Deal for Small Business?

In order to stimulate interest, businesses are told they have to discount goods and services by at least 50 percent. Even deeper discounts of up to 80 percent are encouraged. On top of that, the group buying site keeps as much as 50 percent (more perhaps?) of the amount the merchant brings in. You do … Continue reading Is Groupon a Good Deal for Small Business?

Redoing your website?

...or doing it for the first time? In either case Seth Godin has an interesting perspective to share: "The most common question people ask me when they want a new website is, "If you were in charge of this, who are the 2 or 3 people you’d want to be sure to talk to – … Continue reading Redoing your website?

Phone or Email Support? Why not PDC…

PDC is Personal Digital Coaching and it's totally different than the kind of experience that's being discussed here... "I’ve been reading with great interest this past week as some of the leading web application companies discuss their philosophies regarding the providing of phone support for their services." WebWorkerDaily » Archive Phone or Email Support - … Continue reading Phone or Email Support? Why not PDC…

Home bases and outposts…

Darren Rowse of ProBlogger has been reading my mail. Or attending my seminars. Or both. Seriously, he does a great job in this video of explaining some of the tactics that I use to drive traffic to my blog...