The other day I saw a book about networking called “Coffee, Lunch, Coffee”. I only read the title and I was already exhausted. The problem with most “networking experts” is they focus on the wrong things.
The man who stops advertising to save money is the man who stops the clock to save time.” – Unknown If you’re not driving ecommerce sales with Facebook Ads, you should be. If you are using Facebook ads for ecommerce, you can do it better than what you’re doing now.
I’m not as dumb or resilient as I was when I was twenty. I can’t workout anymore without warming up. I can’t drink anymore without a titanic hangover. And if I need to be productive, I don’t rely on my willpower.
In the last year, I’ve gone under the hood of over 20+ ecommerce retailers ranging from $500k in sales to over $150 million. While I’m poking around under there I get exposed to many different tools and apps. Some of them are good, most of them are bad. The good ones I’ve added to my toolbox. Here are 20+ apps […]
I listened to an interview with Derek Sivers on the Tim Ferriss podcast a few months ago. His response to the question, “Who do you consider to be successful?” struck me. He said, “Richard Branson is the stereotype for success…but we can’t know [who is successful] without knowing a person’s aims.” “What if Richard Branson […]
There is a buzz in ecommerce right now around Social Media Marketing, and the hype is real. Facebook Ads, Instagram, and Pinterest are incredible tools to drive traffic and get customers. You might have heard a story or two about someone “figuring out Facebook Ads” and 10x-ing their business in a few months. But when I start […]
My high school athletic director was a crusty old baseball coach who patrolled the gym giving out unsolicited tips and life advice. One day he saw 15 year old Austin curling a barbell during a weightlifting class. He approached me and said, “Young man, what are you doing bicep curls for?”
James Clear made me open my kimono… Not literally, of course. I got an email a couple of days ago from James Clear titled My 2015 Annual Review. I really like his blog, and I love reading year-end reviews, because I think honest reflection is the best way to move forward and grow.
We start a business because we want more freedom…but we often find ourselves with quite the opposite. There are a lot of easier ways to make money than starting a business, but we don’t typically start a business for the money. We start them for the freedom a successful business can bring.
The “Tim Ferriss Effect” is REAL according to Mizzen+Main’s founder Kevin Lavelle. So real in fact, that sponsoring Tim’s podcast has been the single greatest decision he’s ever made to grow the company.