From Bricks ‘n Mortar to Online Store Success (& More From Dx3 2014)

Successful online store entrepreneur, Ben Burmaster (& crew)

Today we’ve got two interviews about new online store happenings, from the recent Dx3 conference in Toronto. The first is with Ben Burmaster, who has grown SnuggleBugz from a bricks and mortar retail store to one of Canada’s top online retail successes. The …Continue Reading →

Don’t Panic! Crisis Management in the Social Media Era

Afraid of fighting a social media firestorm?

Let’s face it: many businesses are afraid to get on social media because they are afraid of things going wrong. And they do go wrong. Sometimes even the best-intentioned Tweet will be misinterpreted and before you know it a firestorm …Continue Reading →

B2B Sales: Marketing That Works

Two interesting studies in the B2B (business to business) world have come out lately: The Content Marketing Institute & Marketing Profs 2013 B2B Content Marketing Benchmarks, Budgets and Trends report, about how marketers are approaching the content marketing challenge, Software …Continue Reading →

Baby Inspires Wildly Successful Online Business

When teacher Laura Berg was pregnant she came across the idea of teaching babies sign language so they could communicate more easily before they learned to speak. She decided she’d try it with her daughter. She was also trying to …Continue Reading →

What Makes Shoppers Click & Buy? [infographic]

I generally hate long, skinny infographics, but this one has lots of good digital media and e-commerce statistics in it. I also have a complete source list for all of the statistics cited, and will happily provide them to anyone …Continue Reading →

SuperFast Solutions To Grow Your Business This Year

Do You Feel Overwhelmed By Social Media & Internet Marketing? James Schramko, an Internet marketer extraordinaire, and owner of SuperFast Business (among his many ventures), says in today’s podcast interview that you are far from alone. Most businesses, he says, get …Continue Reading →

Is Tension In Your Company A Good Thing ?

Jeffrey Hayzlett, host of the TV show, C-Suite, speaker, author, and former Chief Marketing Officer at Kodak (he left shortly before the company died), thinks internal tension and competition can be a good thing. He compares it to exercising with …Continue Reading →