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Your Marketing Stinks and It’s Your Fault

A little tough love today I guess, but the reason so many small businesses struggle is because they are unwilling to change. The marketing strategy, if there is one, is to do what everyone else in the industry seems to be doing. If that's your Continue Reading

Talking to Digg CEO – Jay Adelson

I had a great chat with Digg CEO - Jay Adelson on the Duct Tape Marketing Podcast. He gives some hints about what's coming up next at Digg. Digg is another one of those "came out of nowhere" services that now owns a substantial piece of web real Continue Reading

When It Comes To Blogs, RSS and Podcasts Forget the Numbers

Charlene Li, Forrester Research blogger, reported recently that podcasting is not catching on like people thought it would. (Okay, she said it lot more researchy than that, but that's the gist.) When you spend too much time analyzing the numbers of Continue Reading

Lynda Is Teaching Me A Few New Tricks

The Lynda I'm referring to, of course, is This site is a gold mine of software tutorials all set to Quicktime Movies in bite size chunks. A client of mine recently pointed this site out and I must say, I can't believe I never stumbled upon Continue Reading

Become a Duct Tape Marketing Coach

Purely commercial message today for those of you who wonder what the heck I do when I'm not blogging! For many of my readers Duct Tape Marketing is simply the name of a blog or web site. It is, however, much more than that. Duct Tape Marketing is Continue Reading

Calling All PR Firms

I am always on the look out for guests for my podcast show. If you represent authors or business folks that have a great story to tell my small business readers and listeners, drop me a line Continue Reading

TypePad Hacks

If you blog using TypePad then you should bookmark John Unger's site called TypePad Hacks. In addition to some great tips and tricks to get more out of your TypePad blog or learn those user discovered applications that even the folks at TypePad Continue Reading

Search the Spoken Word of Podcast Content

As podcasting grows, so does the need to search and find good podcast content. Several services have cropped up in recent months that allow you to search for specific terms used inside the actual spoken word content of podcasts listed with their Continue Reading