Archives: Entrepreneurship

How You Can Accidentally Start Your Own Company

6 commentsApril 15, 2014

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 You Can Create Content That Generates 40,000 Targeted Visitors

133 commentsApril 2, 2014

A few weeks ago I bookmarked the article 21 things related to SEO and was blown away by how much I learned. So I tracked down “Backlinko” as he’s known online, aka Brian Dean, and read almost all of his amazing content. His stuff was pure gold so I traded him 50 bratwursts and some beers (he lives in Berlin) for him to share this post.

Buckle up. You’re in for a ride.

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I think you’ll agree with me when I [...]

How We Grew OkDork 200% with These Exact SEO Tips

25 commentsMarch 26, 2014

When I was director of marketing at one of the largest ways we grew to millions of users was via Google. Specifically via people searching for relevant terms and clicking through to our site. Over the years SEO (search engine optimization), or the art of getting higher results on Google, has changed significantly.

A few months ago I met David, (who is an Okdorkian) who said he can help me get more organic traffic. He did and now he’s here [...]

How to get your first 100 email subscribers

127 commentsMarch 11, 2014

You ever have one of those friends or acquaintances who you just know will succeed? I’m sure you do. Bryan Harris is one of those people for me. This guy does not stop. He was an early member of Monthly1k and has gone on to be a complete beast creating content, successfully growing his business, and really making a name for himself.

I even asked him if he see’s his wife very much cause he always seems to be working and [...]

The Formula for Creating a 1,000,000 Download Podcast

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 [...]

How to Hit #1 on Amazon’s Bestseller List

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 [...]