Former ad agency partner and award-winning copywriter, now focusing on Inbound Marketing and development of strategic messages Twitter: @barrettrossie
5 months, 1 week ago on Who Are You? How to Craft a Killer About Us Page
I know a lot of people who need to read this. :)
8 months, 2 weeks ago on Starting a Public Relations Firm: The Business Side of Things
One day, people will be writing articles like this touting the advantages of people congregating in a common area. They'll be better able to associate, concentrate, collaborate and motivate. Then go out together and become inebriated. :)
8 months, 2 weeks ago on The Shock of the New: Technology and Work Space Solutions
8 months, 3 weeks ago on Killing Hemingway Ch 20 pt 2
I'm irritated with Facebook. I find the scheduling feature consistently buggy — I schedule updates for 3 hours ahead, and it tells me it can't schedule it because sharing updates must be "10 minutes into the future." This happens constantly. (Maybe I'm getting what I pay for?)
10 months, 2 weeks ago on The Problem with Scheduling Posts on Facebook and Twitter
@JenKaneCo Do you have any dictation software recommendations?
10 months, 2 weeks ago on The Mobile Blogging Experience
Way to go Brian. NEXT TIME... think of how much easier it will be!
10 months, 2 weeks ago on Pretty Darn Cool
I think it's a great plan, as long as you have inventory sitting around and collecting dust! This is all very exciting Brian, I appreciate that you're giving the public a look behind the curtain.
10 months, 2 weeks ago on How to Profit by Giving Away Your Product
Nice find, Ms. Soulati. I haven't worked on annual reports for years, but I always thought of them as a great opportunity for creativity. Sometimes creativity is means "let's have a blast," and other times it means black tie. It's hard to have fun with clients who take themselves too seriously. (Note: There's a difference between taking your job seriously and taking yourself seriously.) I bet anything the Southwest Airlines annual reports have been pretty stellar (and fun) over the years,
10 months, 2 weeks ago on Using Comics In Annual Reports To Cut Clutter
Tough one. It's hard, but not impossible to raise prices once you've trained people to buy low. But it can be done. Im not a big fiction buyer, and very rarely a buyer of new fiction. I'm really disappointed so many people want nearly as mush for their Kindle version as their printed version. What's the sense in that?
I do think the 4.99 - 6.99 range is reasonable. Promotional schemes aside, I think that's the real price. But then I'm a cheap bastard. I don't even go to movies any more, unless the involve orcs and wizards.
11 months ago on Value vs. the Preceived Value...A Grudge Match
@extremelyavg -- what @bdorman264 said.
11 months ago on Writing Blurbs Sucks
@ExtremelyAvg My blog is at your command. Funny, I've had two serious requests from interesting people to guest blog in two days. This gets me out of blogging for another month. :-)
11 months ago on Geoff Livingston's Idea
I think it's a great idea and you have full access to my blog... but frankly, I think you can find one with a bigger audience. :-) (I'm kinda the anti-Geoff Livingston, as far as followers go!)
@bdorman264 @rdopping ... just hope the choices aren't True or False.
11 months ago on QOTW 2013: Week 15: What do you expect to gain if you are indecisive?
@AlaskaChickBlog @rdopping My favorite Emerson quote is perfect for modern business: "What you are speaks so loudly that I cannot hear what you say." Kinda like he was sick of TV commercials back in the 1840s.
Sometimes you just have to get the crud out of your system and onto paper. You can always throw it away, but if you don't get started...
11 months, 1 week ago on When the Words Don’t Come Easily
11 months, 1 week ago on BIG Announcement: Meet KateUpdates.com!
Life itself would be impossible in our house, with our four kitties, without the mighty Furminator!
11 months, 1 week ago on The Friday Blogging Experience: Is This Thing Real??
PS- I bet linking to the ch1 is a pain, isn't it? You could do it by linking the page to an image -- such as the "cover art" image of the book & eyeglasses. Or another one made for that purpose. In WP, I think you can specify a link for an image in your media library. A little work now, save a lot of time later.
11 months, 1 week ago on Killing Hemingway Ch 14 pt 1
What a lovely new thread. Do you already know enough about India and Indians to add these characters, or do you have to do some homework?