About two months ago, one of my ideas was rejected. Not by customers, investors, or even strangers. This idea was rejected by some of my closest friends.
So here was my idea…
There’s a limited edition movie poster company called MondoTees. They get local artists to redesign movie posters in a really clean way and only produce a very limited amount of them.
MondoTees tweets when a poster goes on sale and within a few minutes it is sold out. (The aftermarket on [...]
How was your weekend?
Before I tell you a bit about mine and my semi-viral Craiglist ad, I want to let you know that TODAY I am doing a live AMA from 11:30am EST to 1pm EST at inbound.org. If you’ve ever wanted to ask me a marketing question (or my favorite kind of taco?) head over and ask away.
Now about the weekend…
My brother asked me to help sell his wife’s car on Saturday, so I did this…
I wrote a Craiglist [...]
The whole Facebook ads world can be very confusing.
Target this interest, don’t do this hack, make sure to exclude certain people.
Good lord, where to even begin.
Over the past two years, I’ve spent over $2,000,000 buying Facebook ads (see below) and when I worked there I helped build their ad system.
Needless to say I have some experience and can share exactly how to do profitable ad spending on Facebook.
There are many advanced things that you can read about but I’m going [...]
41 commentsFebruary 26, 2014
Howdy everyone. A few months ago, my friend Pat Flynn of Smart Passive Income interviewed me for his podcast. Little did I know that podcasts are a channel with significantly less competition than blogs and a fervent subscriber base that is LARGE in masses.
Think about it… Most blog posts you skim while having 30 tabs open or find intentionally via a Google search. And Youtube videos are based on when you want a solution to a problem but with [...]
95 commentsFebruary 17, 2014
Today is my birthday and a gift for myself is letting you know about my good friend Charlie Hoehn’s new book, Play It Away.
This is marketing month on OkDork and we’ve already featured these posts:
How to Grow a Blog to 100,000 Visitors in Less Than a Year
How to Create a Marketing Plan
Month of Marketing Preview
I first met Charlie while he was filming a video for a friend of mine and I got cold water thrown on my face. I remember [...]
76 commentsFebruary 14, 2014
A week ago I started an Austin Experiences business in 48 hours and generated $6k revenue which I wrote about on AppSumo here.
After it was all over, I was struck by how many great friends I have and how fortunate I am. (Of course, I’ve had my fair share of disappointments and have dealt with depression too.)
Just thinking about all the great people I have in my life, I was hit by an amazing wave of gratitude and appreciation.
I have [...]