How many times have you come across someone, or is it you, who knows a little about a lot of things so they think they can do everything. I have. hint: it’s me. So what have learned after years of screwing things up or not getting the results I wanted is that: You have to […]
Too bloody right there is! I was meeting with a potential client the other day after being introduced to them via a traditional PR firm. This firm does not have a handle on digital yet and at the moment do not need it to survive, or even thrive in their case. Even though their digital […]
Yes, I know, yet another list of business books that you need to read in 2017. There is a difference here though, I promise. These business books are things that have specifically helped me as a small business owner better understand myself and my audience. So I tell people I read a LOT, but in […]
A landing page is a specifically built page within a website, or on a standalone platform, that is purely designed to get people to: Signup to something Buy something from you Deliver something to people Just help people out with something So those three advantages to landing pages: Can be campaign specific. The whole page […]
According to Wikipedia a digital native is: a person born or brought up during the age of digital technology and so familiar with computers and the Internet from an early age. Well, I have just been referred to as a native, which I find amusing. I am 42, computers were not common place until I […]
After watching a very interesting TED talk a couple of years ago by a guy named Simon Sinek (Youtube vid below) I started to ask the question of “Why” when assessing a business or potential client.
Well the novelty wore off after a period when I didn’t really see how this worked or if it really worked. Fast forward to now and I have just finished reading the book “Start with why” and I suddenly get it.
So, I had the pleasure of meeting a professional athlete yesterday who was a quiet and humble man who had an air of a man who knew who he was and what he could do in his arena.
On the other side here was a man who had conquered his sport and had a worldwide following but in his new venture as business owner and ambassador he was a new student.
A funny thing happened on the way to the news this morning…..
I was served an ad for Rundle Mall in Adelaide.
This should not be that weird a thing but I am on the Gold Coast.
Then I did a quick check on my IP address and where that said I was, Darwin.
So I am a consumer on the Gold Coast, being mapped as being in Darwin, being served advertisements for Adelaide.