3 Instant Ways to Turbocharge Your Productivity

“Money loves speed.” – Dan Kennedy One of the coolest things about being an entrepreneur is that you can literally give yourself a raise any time you want. How? By getting more done in less time. Here are 3 instant ways to turbocharge your productivity: 1: Gene Schwartz’s 33-Minute Secret The late great Gene Schwartz…

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How To Survive The Brutality Of Business

Business is often brutal. Ditto the NFL. What’s the connection and how does it apply to you? Hear me out … You don’t have to be a sports fan (I’m not) or even all that familiar with the game of football to appreciate the dedication and drive of a professional football player. Take an NFL…

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Quick question …

Do you ever struggle to get to everything on your “to do” list? Do you feel exhausted because you’ve got 99 things to do and taking a break ain’t one? Would you like to get more done in less time? It’s hard to believe, but here we are smack dab in the middle of November.…

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How to Create High Converting VSLs in 3 Simple Steps

90%. According to a recent report out of DigitalSherpa, 90% of prospects say that seeing a video about a product or service is helpful in the decision process. Dang. If you ever needed an argument for incorporating a VSL into your marketing campaign, there ya go. Of course, YOU don’t need to be sold on…

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Grilled Blowfish Testicles And 3 Tips For Better Sales Copy

Fugu. That’s what they call raw blowfish in Japan. You’ve seen pictures of blowfish, right? They’re the ones that can puff themselves up to the size of a volleyball and have countless needle sharp quills sticking off their body. Well, fugu is considered an absolute delicacy in Japan. The only problem: blowfish is crazy difficult…

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Drooling Zombies, Playing Pretend, And Mind Reading Software

Drool flecked at the corners of his mouth. His eyes crazed with excitement and hunger. Arms grasping and grabbing in my direction. In less than 24 hours a horde of zombies (along with werewolves, ghosts, princesses, pirates, ninjas and more) will gather on my front porch. A scene out of the next “Hellboy” film? Nope.…

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You Need To Listen To This Failed Farmer/Chef’s Apprentice/Social Worker Burn-Out/College Drop Out…

David Ogilvy is a name you probably recognize. And if you haven’t heard of Mr. Ogilvy before, do yourself and your business a favor and buy his book “Ogilvy On Advertising”. Seriously. Not only is it a fun read, but it makes you money. Which is even more fun. (Dang, all this talk makes me…

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Victorian Era Marketing Trick For Email Riches

It was the best of times, it was the worst of times … Quick. Name that book. (And don’t use Google!) My guess is, even if you’re not much of a reader you recognize that line as the famous opening sentence of Charles Dickens’ A Tale of Two Cities. A Tale of Two Cities is…

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The World Series Secret To Selling More Of Your Product Or Service

$688.80. Want a ticket to Game 7 of the 2014 World Series? It’ll cost you nearly $700 just to get into the ballpark. And that’s for a seat waaaaaay in the back of the stadium. $700 for a nosebleed seat. Unreal. Hope you’ve got some cash left over to invest in a pair of military…

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“Trash That Ad” Episode 3: Comic Book Cleaning Company Takes My Money

This week on the “Trash That Ad” series, I’m going to be delivering this via blog post instead of YouTube video. The reason for this is twofold: 1. You don’t have to listen to me blabber on for 30 to 40 minutes (I am much more succinct in writing). 2. You can download a PDF…

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