Social media, when done right, can be incredibly powerful. Social media, when done to look like it’s right, is a lot like throwing really little rocks at bears. Yes, you might hit the bear, but you’re not going to slay […]

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If you’re starting out in freelancing (or in anything really), you sometimes have to do some work at a heavily-discounted, sometimes free price. This is especially true if you’re not really established in the industry. If you’re coming from an […]

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Don’t you love interruptions? I often think that my day would be so much better if I wore some sort of magical hat so that people would know exactly when I was in the middle of an epiphany so that […]

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It’s pretty incredible how one simple post can change everything for you. A couple of days into August I was perusing Instagram, probably trying to kill time while standing in line for groceries, when I discovered something called the #minsgame. […]

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Know thyself. Trust your gut. To thine own self be true. These are likely phrases you’ve heard before. You’ve probably seen them on motivational posters, usually with a picture of a lone figure on a mountaintop contemplating customer acquisition strategies […]

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Just give up. I get it. It doesn’t sound like this is an inspirational post about getting things done when I start out by telling you to pack it in, but it’s the truth. I don’t mean it in the […]

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I don’t think I took what is the normal path to starting an agency. Six years ago I was pretty happy managing a small computer shop. I had zero children. I was training to run a half marathon. Life was generally […]

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