Video on how to quickly get your camera phone pictures into Evernote or Scrivener.

This is the easiest way I’ve found to get your pictures somewhere that you can store them for reference. For me, that’s normally Evernote or Scrivener. I put together a video about it. Or you can read the instructions below. 1. The fastest method is to use the Evernote phone application to take the picture. […]

Patrick and Marie are Omaha bound!

We’re excited to announce that Marie and I will after seven wonderful years in Duluth Minnesota, will be selling our house and moving to Omaha Nebraska!   Being within a couple hours of most of our relatives, and not having to suffer through six grueling months of winter were two of the big reasons it […]

How to make your website show up fast

What should be the one thing you should focus on when it comes to your website that matters more than anything else? Speed! When someone types in your domain, you should work hard to show them your website fast, before they opt to leave. No matter how someone lands on your page, when someone clicks […]

12 costly marketing myths that small business owners need to quit believing

Over the past five years, I’ve helped more than 75 small and medium businesses try and figure out how to make the internet drive sales for their businesses. Many of the businesses believed a myth that then prompted them to do things or not pursue ideas, which hurt their chances of success online. Here’s a […]

Book Review of “Five Stars” by Gradiva Couzin and Jennifer Grappone

I read every word of Five Stars: Putting Online Reviews to Work for Your Business, written by Gradiva Couzin and Jennifer Grappone. So how could I not write a review about a book on reviews?     The book’s merits and ideal audience: Is it a thought-full book, with lots of useful, tactical information written […]

2014 Online Marketing Summaries

I’m a nut for data in general, and online marketing especially. So here is a summary of some recent 2014 reports about the SEO and content creation industries. I’ve briefly recapped what you will find if you opt to dig into each report. 2014 Online Marketing Industry survey from Moz The report includes: Salaries for […]