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How a Musician Talking Marketing Poked Me in the Eye…

How’s it going? Anyway, let’s get to it. I listened to an interesting interview yesterday. It was the December 3rd episode of James Newcomb’s MusicPreneur podcast (http://musicpreneur.com/podcast/toot-your-own-horn/). A musician I know of was talking about the business side of music. … Continue reading

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What a Lot of Business Owners Have in Common with Bonnie Raitt

How’s it going? An interesting story popped up based on a client experience, which I think can help people like me with their personality and marketing (and others too, even if you’re not like me–but you have to read on … Continue reading

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This Is Why I Don’t Envy Mobile Game Designers

How’s it going? I kinda forgot/neglected to get the blog out this morning, so I’m making up for it now. One of the guilds for one of the online games that I play had an interesting comment that I think … Continue reading

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Why My Mom Is a Master of Direct Response Marketing and (Probably) Doesn’t Know It

How’s it going? It’ll be a bit of a short one today. Let’s get to it. The title gave it away–I’m here to write about my mom (no, I’m not waxing poetic ahead of Mother’s Day 2018, or anything like … Continue reading

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What Virtual “Welcome Back” Gifts Can Teach You about Business

How was your weekend? Mine was good, and I know I’ve been off the blog for awhile, that’s for sure, and I’ll be slipping in details about my Missouri trip (or parts of it) throughout the next week or so. … Continue reading

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Why I Try to Put a Little Me in Everything, and Why You Should Too

How’s it going? I read something on Facebook yesterday (yes there does seem to be a pattern here), that talked about how people can differentiate themselves using nothing other than… Their personality and personal lives. And I thought that was … Continue reading

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Motivation Where I Didn’t Expect It…

How’s it going? The weekend’s almost here. Anyway, let’s get to it. For those of you who don’t know, in addition to writing and editing, I also do online gaming (I mean video games, not gambling). In one of the … Continue reading

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Copywriting Codex: My Embarrassingly Cold, Cold-Email Journey

How’s your week been so far? Sometimes I think I know quite a bit about something, and then I find someone who knows more (there’s always more of those). My journey with cold email is just one example of many, … Continue reading

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Copywriting Codex: How Not to Do Cold Email

How’s it going? I mentioned that I’d be critiquing a piece of spam email for the heck of it. And that day is today. Let’s get to it. The business is between the “===.” ===== The sender is a guy … Continue reading

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Melting Snow Is Like Your Contacts, Friends, and Characters…Here’s Why

How’s your week been so far? After a pretty cold weekend, it turned into the 50s on Monday, and almost all the snow got outta here–which is nice. Anyway, let’s get to it for today, because that’s what I want … Continue reading

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