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What Do You Do For a Living?

A lot of folks answer that question with a job title or category or worse, something painful sounding like, I sell houses. If you really want to get your marketing message to a place that will get your prospect's attention you must be able to answer Continue Reading

Google Calendar Intergrates with GMail

I know this is being widely reported around the Internet and blogosphere today but it looks like Google has finally beta launched its calendar that integrates with GMail. It has a pleasant, basic look and function and should give them a nice tool Continue Reading

Growing Your Business 1,2,3 eBook from the experts at Entrepreneur

I've just been notified that editors of Entrepreneur have published a free e-book that offers some great advice for small business owners. The e-book is called Growing Your Business 1,2,3 - you can get a free copy here. The editors at Entrepreneur Continue Reading

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