The Easiest Way to Ask for Referrals

We have a great opportunity in the small business world these days that can be simply defined by one word: collaboration.  Coming together and focusing on a common goal, contributing what resources you have, and working towards something bigger that Continue Reading

Weekend Favs July Eighteen

My weekend blog post routine includes posting links to a handful of tools or great content I ran across during the week. I don't go into depth about the finds, but encourage you check them out if they sound interesting. The photo in the post is a Continue Reading

10 Simple Ways to Generate Blog Post Ideas

Brainstorming blog post ideas off the top of your head only goes so far. Thankfully, there are a number of ways to get into your reader’s mind to generate post ideas you know will be helpful and relevant. Here are ten simple ways to keep your blog Continue Reading

5 Creative Ways To Build Your Business’ Brand

When we think about branding for business, we tend to consider only the most obvious examples such as our logos, names, perhaps the basic design and layout of our website. In doing so, however, we are neglecting all of the different customer Continue Reading

How To Create a Thriving Virtual Company

Marketing Podcast with Mitch Russo It's never been easier to build a business without an office, without or without a full-time staff and stocked with the best talent from around the world. The online world, coupled with software and services Continue Reading

18 Point Checklist for the Perfect Website Redesign Launch

We're in the process of a total redesign and restructure of the Duct Tape Marketing site so I've recently written about some of the processes we use to ensure a smooth redesign. I've been blogging since 2003 and have 1os of thousands of backlinks and Continue Reading

Massively Expand Your Audience with Guest Posts

You’ve written a great blog post. It’s timely, poignant and well written. Most of all, it is stuffed with valuable information for your audience. What if I were to tell you that you should share that post with another blog and publish it as a guest Continue Reading

5 Online Assets That Are Worth Your Time

You know you need online assets, but which ones are really worth your time? I asked myself this question as I prepared to launch my company, HipHire, which is a new platform that connects companies with quality part-time candidates using a unique Continue Reading