Better Than Mailchimp? Try ConvertKit, ActiveCampaign, or Drip [Part 1]

Better Than Mailchimp? Try ConvertKit, ActiveCampaign, or Drip [Part 1]

Don’t get me wrong–I love Mailchimp and I used it for years as my main email provider.  I looked at a lot of packages when I started, things like Constant Contact and AWeber, but nothing beat the simplicity and core features of Mailchimp. And then I outgrew it. Note:  If you’re at the very beginning […]

Bush League Tactic #1: Hustle Harder

Bush League Tactic #1: Hustle Harder

If you’ve spent any time at all looking for help starting or growing your small business, you will have come across the “Hustle Harder” crowd.  They’re going to tell you they or some other prominent success story got ahead by giving up absolutely everything, becoming a total workaholic, and grinding out 100+ hour work weeks. […]

Brand New Business. No Customers. What Do I Do?

Brand New Business. No Customers. What Do I Do?

What if you threw a party and nobody came? My wife and I love to entertain.  We throw lots of parties, and are famous in our town for certain themed parties we do every year.  The parties are always well attended and we have met many new people as our friends bring their friends to […]