The latest book I've been reading is another of Ryan Holiday's Titled Growth Hacker Marketing. For a long time without actually learning what was behind this term I was again'st the term as it seemed to be one of those "YOU CAN DO ANYTHING JUST FOLLOW ME" type entrepreneur traps. When I saw individuals like Gary Vee … Continue reading “Growth Hacker” Marketing
Current State of Marketing Agencies
First off I want to start this by saying this does not pertain to every company. There are most certainly exceptions to what I'm about to say, and I would go so far as to say that this relates to about 50% of marketing agencies. Many marketing firms were started years ago in a golden … Continue reading Current State of Marketing Agencies
A Quick Post About Me.
I've suddenly disappeared over the last few weeks. I had a run of very productive weeks and then nothing for probably 3-4 weeks. The reason is because I have a medical condition that loves to pop up at some of the least convenient times. 90% of the year I have no issues but when it … Continue reading A Quick Post About Me.
A skill I've picked up over some time thinking about media and content strategies is that to look at someone I know even just something about and see what kind type of content will play best for them. Obviously that's a skill required of someone trying to be seen as an authority on social media … Continue reading My Indecision
Prospecting for Clients
Over the last year I've been actively looking for clients. First for my day job and now for my business. During this year I've learned a lot about how to go about this and I thought I would share some of my thoughts on the subject. I made a video talking on the subject and … Continue reading Prospecting for Clients
I'm currently reading the book by Ryan Holiday; Trust Me, I'm Lying. it's really great at exposing how we get our information and how at this point in time we're more exposed than ever to influence from lack of sourcing and bias. In modern times this almost entirely stems from social media and blogs (In … Continue reading Current Read
Playing Around in After Effects
Hey Everyone, just a quick update. With some of my extra time I've been wanting to improve my digital media / art abilities. To do this I'm starting to try and make higher quality content on my Instagram! If there is any interest in showing how I accomplish these just let me know! Here is … Continue reading Playing Around in After Effects
Quitting My Job
So Wednesday I officially told my boss that I wanted to leave my job to focus on starting my business. It's kind of stressful because in a way I feel like I have nothing to show for my time yet, but I know that when I leave my job and I can start making calls … Continue reading Quitting My Job
Currently I'm struggling with a decision with two options. Really the outcome will be similar but I'm having to decide about when to move forward. I still have my day job at the moment, but I feel I'm ready to move forward with my business. I could leave my job now and move forward with … Continue reading Using Opportunities
Building a Business
I've recently decided to start my own business. It's a bit of a risk but I suppose I'll never get anywhere without taking risks. Just don't take to many risks when it comes to your hair as I've just learned... Another time perhaps though. I'm beginning a social media management company. We're living in a … Continue reading Building a Business