Archive for January, 2015

As I write this, I look ridiculous. If you could see me right now, you would laugh out loud. It is 6:00 am, and I am wearing my wife’s blue terrycloth bathrobe (it’s cold in here, and it was the closest thing available). My hair is a mess, and I haven’t shaved. And here I Read More…

Phillip Davis is the founder of Tungsten and has vast experience in marketing and branding. Tungsten’s goal is “to create a brand identity that fits your company’s unique needs, while reflecting your key strengths,” and as an industry leader, this goal is continually achieved. Phillip is a frequent keynote speaker about brilliant branding, and his Read More…

I got my MBA at Babson College. There are two great things about Babson: first, their sports team is called the Babson Beavers, and I challenge you to find a funnier team name. Second, it really is the best school in the country for entrepreneurship, which has served me well as an entrepreneur. I studied Read More…

At Google, they have a saying: “Be the river, not the rock.” It sounds like something Bruce Lee would tell you, just before he’d give you a roundhouse kick to the inner knee. But there’s great wisdom in this saying, which is why we’ve adopted it at Media Shower. The rock is stationary, unmoving. The Read More…

David Burkus, founder and host of LDRLB, DavidBurkus.com and author of The Myths of Creativity: The Truth About How Innovative Companies Generate Great Ideas, is a renowned speaker who has shared his talents with Fortune 500 companies such as Microsoft as well as leaders at the US Naval Academy and Naval Postgraduate School, and he Read More…

Red-Slice is an energetic and inspirational site full of stories, strategies and expertise on branding and marketing. Maria Ross, creator of Red-Slice, took the time to talk with us about her site and the importance of branding. Not only is Maria a branding and marketing expert, but she is also author of Branding Basics for Read More…

As a senior software engineer at Broadleaf Commerce, Phillip Verheyden is always thinking about how to make eCommerce better. He recently shared some of his expertise on eCommerce with us. Hey, Phillip! What’s the one thing you wish everyone knew about eCommerce? That reinventing the wheel with eCommerce will lead you down a road full Read More…

If you want to make sure people don’t leave your website, then stop acting like a know-it-all, says Marcos Lujan, SEO guru for online job site Jobmanji. Rather than assuming you know what people are looking for when they visit your site, how they navigate and what appeals to them design-wise based on your own Read More…

Shel Horowitz is a profitability expert for green/socially conscious businesses, the author of eight books including the best-selling Guerrilla Marketing Goes Green, and can often be found analyzing how to get the most out of your marketing dollar on FrugalMarketing.com. He recently spoke with us about what works in marketing, especially online. Hey, Shel! So Read More…

Want to ensure your site not only grows its audience, but also engages it? (That was a trick question – what business owner doesn’t have these goals?) The anonymous voice behind the uber-popular Femme Frugality blog has a few thoughts on what’s made her site so successful. First and foremost, she attributes her readers – Read More…