Don’t Monetize, Build a Community

It’s easy to fall into the trap of thinking about how to monetize your blog or social media as soon as possible. This desire to make money from your content really just leads to your content being low quality. As soon as you start throwing affiliate links in every post and filling your page withContinue reading “Don’t Monetize, Build a Community”

Chasing YouTube Monetization

I started a YouTube channel for work back in early 2018. I posted videos related to internet privacy tools that my company made. Then at some point I sort of forgot about the channel and let it sit inactive for six months or so. When I returned later and checked my channel’s analytics I sawContinue reading “Chasing YouTube Monetization”

What Podcasts I’m Listening to in 2021

These are just a selection of some of the podcasts I listen to regularly. Let me know if you have any recommendations of your own! The Joe Rogan Experience The Joe Rogan Experience is a free podcast hosted by American comedian, actor, sports commentator, martial artist, and television host, Joe Rogan. It has grown to become one of theContinue reading “What Podcasts I’m Listening to in 2021”

How Do You Respond to Setbacks?

So…I hurt myself. Last week during a set of deadlifts I felt a tweak in my back. I was able to finish the set without much pain, but after standing up after the last rep I knew my back was fucked. I tried to do the next workout, which involved rowing, and every stroke wasContinue reading “How Do You Respond to Setbacks?”

I want a ROCKSTAR Business to Promote

One of my favorite parts of marketing is finding the positive, unique or exciting aspects of a product or service to promote. Every marketer wants to work with a business that is already a rockstar. The reason is obvious: A great product is way easier to market than one that sucks. Customers are the BestContinue reading “I want a ROCKSTAR Business to Promote”

Each Niche Has Its ONE Problem

I’ve helped a number of different people, in a number of industries solve their marketing problems. As a freelancer, I’ve worked with financial advisors, real estate agents, restaurants, startups and other businesses. As a marketer, my goal is to increase people’s awareness of your brand, improve people’s opinions about your brand, drive people to takeContinue reading “Each Niche Has Its ONE Problem”

Building Momentum

I’ve noticed that the more I do, the more opportunities I’m presented with. My primary focus is making content. I write blog posts, make YouTube videos, and create graphics for social media. When I consider this, my original statement seems pretty obvious. The more content I create, the more likely someone else is to seeContinue reading “Building Momentum”

Your Salary Doesn’t Mean Shit

I have something I want to get off my chest. I’ve been continually frustrated with how “salaries” are determined. I think that I’ve put too much emphasis on this number and have given it far more respect than it deserves. My Stupid Assumption My stupid assumption was that if someone earns a higher salary thanContinue reading “Your Salary Doesn’t Mean Shit”