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Duct Tape Review: Basecamp

Basecamp is a web app with a very nice set of features for project management. The software is the creation of 37 signals and is one of a suite of tools built to do some very useful things. I use Basecamp to manage client projects. I can upload Continue Reading

What To Do When a Prospect Says Yes

It’s funny how often small business owners will spend months chasing a new customer and then once they land them, they have no process in place to make sure they serve their needs and communicate key information. When a client says yes you Continue Reading

Get something to work reasonably well

Think about this for a New Year's Marketing mantra: Tis better to get one generation tactic working reasonably well than to run off chasing the next cool thing. I'm guilty, I know most small business owners are, of chasing the next new thing. The Continue Reading

Google Adds Music Search

Anyone that gets my Duct Tape Marketing weekly newsletter already knows that I'm a big music fan. Just for fun I recommend one album I like each week that same way I might a book or web site. The funny thing is that I even though my newsletter is Continue Reading

Hand Made Paper Stuff

Sometimes, maybe it's the time of year, I get nostalgic for hand made paper things. All of the bits and bytes of emails and web sites occasionally leave me longing for the heft of a fine crafted ink pen. I've talked a lot on this blog about Continue Reading

New Member of the Duct Tape Marketing Blog Channel

Please join me in welcoming Rob Marsh, VP of Creative Services at to the Duct Tape Marketing Blog Channel. Rob is writing on design issues at Design Matters and is a great addition to the team. LogoWorks is a fascinating Internet Continue Reading

Will Google Take Over the World?

Google announced last month the creation of something they call Google Base. This seemingly useful new tool allows anyone with an account to upload a database of products. I have a client that has an online hardware store so it seemed logical to Continue Reading

Podcast Interviews cranking up

As some of you may know I have started a marketing podcast site to compliment this blog. I feature interviews with marketing experts, thought leaders, authors and regular old small business owners with a hot marketing tip to share. This week I am Continue Reading