Before/After for Local 58

Before/After for Local 58

Doing a Before/After picture with your own design is a bit awkward. You can’t bash the previous designer because you were the previous designer. But that was over five years ago. The new site is a vast improvement in design and function. It has a richer, more...
Memorable Eye-Popping Business Cards

Memorable Eye-Popping Business Cards

This afternoon I looked through a stack of business cards.  I collected them over the last several months and have great intentions of inputting them into my database. So many of them were so generic that it would never inspire me to call the person who gave them to...
Stay Away from Amateur Web Designers

Stay Away from Amateur Web Designers

Last week I got an email from someone who needed a site. Someone offered $500 to build them a site. That sounds like a good deal, doesn’t it? When I see a price like this I surmise the offer was by TGMBK (This Guy My Brother Knows) or a PFK (Pimply-Faced Kid). A...

A New Look at Digital Marketing Consulting

I’ve talked to several people lately who have a need for Internet marketing and appreciated chatting with someone who has experience with this. The problem? They don’t have a budget to spend $2,000 or $4,000 per month, and they are willing to do the work...
Does Your Business Need to Narrow its Focus?

Does Your Business Need to Narrow its Focus?

On the TV show Restaurant: Impossible, host Robert Irvine fixes failing restaurants in two days on a $10,000 budget. He helps improve cash management, décor, and ownership issues. One thing he consistently does each episode is reduce the size of their menu. When there...