A colleague recently asked my advice about a five-figure advertising spend he was contemplating. Should he or shouldn’t he? We mapped out the risks vs. the rewards and also discussed alternatives. It turned out that he needed to ask a different set of questions entirely. 5 Questions To Ask Before Allocating Marketing Resources 1. What’s…

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Writing an about page for your website is hard. The reason we get stuck is because we worry about what we need to write, instead of focusing on why we need to write it in the first place. Remember it’s less about blowing your trumpet or filling whitespace with information and more about helping your…

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Your website’s about page is the place where prospective customers come to look you in the virtual eye and it’s also the most overlooked marketing opportunity you have. 3 Things Your Website’s About Page Must Do 1. Build trust. Think about the reasons we visit about pages. Mostly we want to get a sense of…

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Labels are for filing. Labels are for clothing. Labels are not for people. ~ Martina Navratilova If there’s one question you can guarantee to be asked within the first five minutes of meeting someone it’s, “so… what do you do?” We all know it’s coming so why are we so ill prepared for it? During…

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