Two years ago I read a post that blew me away. The secret recipe for Twitter retweets based data, analysis and action. I have been a huge fan of Hubspot's Dan Zarrella ever since he published The Science of ReTweets. Dan is the social media research scientist. He crunches vast amounts of usage information and delivers
A creative brief (also known as a design brief) is the best way to communicate key elements and objectives of your creative project. A great brief can lead to the most imaginative and effective campaigns. Use this free creative brief template as the starting point to working with agencies, freelancers, writers,
If you are launching a new website or even just want to track the daily tasks of maintaining an existing site, then you want to have a simple checklist and daily tracker. Here is a spreadsheet that I use when starting work on a new website. It is also the same sheet that I use every day as a daily tracker for BobAngus.com.
Demo 08 was held this week in Palm Desert, CA. For those that do not know about DEMO, it is the high powered gathering where startups can demo to venture capitalists, press, and other influential technology elite. Since my fortunes are used for mundane things like a mortgage and not angel funding, I simply watched the
When I started at Commission Junction, I wanted to learn how affiliates really made money. I did not want high-level affiliate marketing strategies or reminders of how much a Super Affiliate makes or 10 step formulas to making money online. I wanted to know the everyday tools and technical details on how to build keyword
Woo hoo! We made it to the weekend. Have a great time this weekend and, if weather permitting, I highly recommend getting away from your computer. Personally, I am attempting to break out of my current running plateau by making a big push and seeing where it takes me. If you are not lucky enough to break free from the
I am in the process of a making the switch to a completely new Wordpress theme. It feels like changing the tires on a car while the car is moving. Any blogger who has made a complete theme change or who is constantly tweaking their theme knows the feeling. You only get a final visual of the update when you publish it live.