Quantity Over Quality

Everyone says quality is so much better than quantity, but this isn’t always true. I do agree there are times that quality matters more, but most of the time it slows you down. In business you should probably start with quantity over quality just to get going. Starting with real quality content is rare, because very few people come out of [...]

Marketing in a Bubble

Marketing is the process of creating, communicating, delivering, and exchanging value to your customers. Thinking that you can do that though one outlet means you are limiting your bubble. You want to get results from your marketing, but how can you if your limiting yourself?
What do I mean?
I see businesses, flea marketing, and individuals who use only one or two ways [...]

Seizing the Opportunity

I was recently given the opportunity to work with a start-up in Fargo. Although there is a huge amount of risk and I’m definitely not getting paid a lot. I was also told by a few people to not take the opportunity because of those reasons. The opportunity that I have is unlimited. Does the opportunity that I have out [...]

Why Do I Blog?

This is a great question and I’ve been asked it three different times now. So I want to be open and honest as to why I have a blog:

Inform Others
Promote Myself
Self Improvement

There may be other reasons but these are the four main reasons why I blog. I don’t think I have to explain my answer too much more, but I [...]

Analytics is Your Website Report Card!

Website analytics is the process of collecting, measuring, and analyzing visitors on a website to understand and help achieve the goals of your website and business. Not having analytics on your site makes improving it impossible! You don’t know what’s going on with it! You don’t know how to better serve your customers online!
You spend time and money on building a website and [...]

Negotiate to Get Your Way Through Situations – Expand the Pie

What does haggling over a price with customers and having a conversation with your significant other have in common? If you couldn’t guess from the title it would be negotiation. There may be other things that might be similar, but today I need to talk about negotiating. Everyone negotiates every day in multiple situations and not even now it. If [...]

You Worry About The Wrong Things – Customer Retention

I heard of a recent statistic that showed the number one worry of business owners was about getting new customers. Over 40% of business owners consider it the single biggest issue of growing their business. This statistic is not surprising, but there is two main ways to solve this problem. You can gain customers from two different directions:
Customer Retention & [...]