Five Things Vendors Always Get Wrong

Hi Vendors! I love meeting vendors and startup founders. I really do. But (most of) you haven’t quite mastered the social skills necessary to properly contact an executive, or what to say to us to keep our attention. But there are (at least) five things vendors always get wrong. So here’s some free advice… 1. […]

Case Study: Artisan Plating

CASE STUDY: Artisan Plating This month’s case study is about Artisan Plating, an interesting company in that they specialize in electroplating all kinds of precious metals. While they specialize in plating designer work, they also electroplate for government and military applications, which means they reach military-grade tolerance levels. They’ve even plated parts for NASA’s space […]

Productivity Apps I Cannot Work Without

Why write an article about productivity apps? Agreed. There’s quite a few articles on apps for work productivity and I’ve read most of them. Over the years. I have probably tested well over 200 productivity apps and furniture combinations to make my home office the most efficient I can, given the small space I have. […]

Calling yourself a social media guru doesn’t make you one

DISCLAIMER: I read a great quote recently and forgot to bookmark it. I really wanted to use it in this post but I cannot find it, so I will paraphrase it. If you know the source, please let me know so I can credit it. It is not my quote, I just want to make […]

How Many Marketing Channels is Too Many?

Marketers are fond of selling multiple marketing channels to their clients… Many of them, however, don’t have a clue about how many marketing channels their clients actually need. It’s actually worse than that. Many agencies are split up with their clients. Sometimes this is by design. Often its because of old silos that refuse to […]

The Pros and Cons of Being a Freelancer

Source: The Pros and Cons of Being a Freelancer

iOS7: First Impressions

WARNING: Don’t install it yet! Wait to install! I’ve been reading warnings like this all week since the release of Apple’s iOS7. Most of the warnings came from electronic music sites who rightfully warn that Apple made some changes to the AudioCopy SDK and music apps apparently are suffering from performance issues. Complainers: The majority […]