My Top 5 Web Marketing Articles for Mid-July

It’s been too long since my last Top 5 post on June 29th. I took almost 10 days off at the beginning of the month and felt like I spent another week settling back in. Between other work obligations and my responsibilities at home, I haven’t been able to draft a Top 5 post when I should have. I know – excuses, excuses. I am happy to report though that I did complete the Online Marketing Superstars book I’ve been raving about and posting quotes on my Twitter feed. Anyway, I have the summary Continue Reading

The Perils of Working on an Empty Stomach

Now that I’m in my mid-30s, I try and pay attention to what I eat. My wife and I take special care to eat fresh meals and avoid anything that is “processed.” Besides the what, we also try our best to eat when we need to. Trying to sleep when I’ve got a hole in my stomach is next to impossible for me. Study upon study has shown how not eating has terrible consequences for your physical health. However, an increasing body of evidence shows that hunger also affects your brain and your ability Continue Reading

My Top 5 Web Marketing Articles for Early June

Well, it’s early June and it’s getting hot. The pavement is sizzling and the afternoon thunderstorms are rolling in. What better way to beat the heat than hang out in the A/C and read articles about copywriting, content marketing, SEO and more? Besides my general day-to-day reading, I’ve also been busy trying to finish the Online Marketing Superstars book. I’m hoping to complete the book here in the next week – only 60 pages to go!! I’m also busy preparing my article series on posture and Continue Reading

My Top 5 Web Marketing Articles for Late May

Hi ho, hi ho – it’s time for the top 5 again! It’s been a whirlwind month, but as always, I’ve been busy reading and compiling useful articles I find on content marketing, copywriting, SEO and more. In addition to this daily research, I’m still working on the Online Marketing Superstars book. Only 60 pages to go!! My plan is to provide a comprehensive review and summary of the book so you can get its main points without having to read all 310 pages. Anyway, that should be coming up Continue Reading

My Top 5 Web Marketing Articles for Early May

Let’s see – it’s been a couple of weeks since my last top 5 list, but never fear, I’m still here and reading all sorts of interesting insights from the industry’s top minds. A quick update on my progress with the Online Marketing Superstars book – I’m getting closer, but between spending time on my LinkedIn profile, finishing up assignments for my clients and connecting with prospective clients, my day gets pretty full pretty fast. With that being said, the chapter on Pintrest and how Continue Reading

Why I Love Using Diigo to Keep Track of My Links

You don’t need me to tell you – the web is literally stuffed with all kinds of interesting articles, videos, podcasts and blogs on just about anything imaginable. When you begin researching a given topic, it can be easy to pile up 10-12 different webpages containing insightful content. Nowhere is this more true than in the online marketing and freelance copywriting profession – every day, we wake up and browse our Twitter and LinkedIn feeds and find all kinds of wonderful tips on everything Continue Reading

Why You Should Never Post Your Blog Draft On the Same Day

You’ve spent half your day or more pouring over your draft jam packed with 2000+ words of valuable information for your target audience. It has sub-headings, bullet lists, two graphs and a picture. You plan on including a video eventually too… You’re eager to get it on your blog ASAP. I understand the urge – you’re ready to share your masterpiece with the world. So you open up Wordpress, upload it and hit publish. You then proceed to draft up a robust social media update and post it on Continue Reading