Marketing Genius of Spotify Wrapped

At the end of each year, Spotify releases your “Year in Review”. Spotify Wrapped gives you a few statistics about how much you listened to Spotify, your top songs, artists, and genres. This may seem like just a cool feature, but it’s actually a really smart marketing tool. I recently wrote a post about myContinue reading “Marketing Genius of Spotify Wrapped”

Best Finance Books for Young People Who Want to Be Rich

If you’re young and you’ve recently started your first “real job” you might be going through a scenario that I went through a few years ago. I wanted to know how to grow the money I was earning from my job. I had very little knowledge other than a few quick things I’d read online.Continue reading “Best Finance Books for Young People Who Want to Be Rich”

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”