14,481 <——- What this number means


Surely you’ve heard the phrase before… “You miss 100% of the shots you don’t take.” And while this cliche is mostly used figuratively, it’s legitimately true in the sport of basketball. Take Kobe Bryant for example… He recently retired, but most would agree he was one of the greatest players in NBA history. And that number in the subject line…? That’s how many shots ... Read More »

Conor McGregor just wrote a blueprint for online entrepreneurs

Close-up of red gloves in boxing ring

Stop….just stop. Don’t act like you don’t know who Conor McGregor is, or that you had no clue there was a huge boxing match this past weekend. But… What may have gone unnoticed, is that Conor McGregor literally wrote a blueprint for marketers, entrepreneurs, and small business owners across the world.  In fact, if you’ve followed me for awhile, you’ve likely seen ... Read More »

The DNA results are in…


It’s an interesting phenomenon… Even when we know EXACTLY how to do something, many times we don’t do it.  This morning I was reading this article: Basically, it’s discussing how you can now buy DNA tests that identify your genetic risks for certain diseases or conditions. So you’d assume if you had ALL the information on your risks, you’d make ... Read More »

Easy way to come up with product ideas


Today’s post is directed at those of you who feel you lack “ideas.” Now the title references an easy way to come up with product ideas, but in fact, this works for almost anything.  You’ve likely heard the quote, “Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery.” Notice how the quote doesn’t say, “Copying is the sincerest form of flattery.” It says imitate, which to me ... Read More »

What a gray-haired man has to do with eCommerce


Ever have those moments where you’re trying to do one thing, and you end up doing another? So it might be simple… You get on FB to check your ads. Next thing you know, 30 minutes has passed and you’re browsing the newsfeed. That’s kinda what happened to these scientists from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center: Basically, ... Read More »

Baseball & Business: The Ultimate “Games” of Streaks


You may not know this, but I am a DIEHARD baseball fan. In fact, IMO there is not a better sport on the planet than Major League Baseball (Disagree? Reply and let’s debate!) One of the reasons I love baseball is because of the statistics involved. There are SOOOO many stats that teams use to project how valuable a player is to ... Read More »

182k in a single day (I can’t believe this happened)


First off, let me express how slimy I feel for today’s post title. Any time I share crazy sales figures, I always like to bring context to the situation. We’ll do that in a moment, but first… HOW COOL IS THIS?!?     NO, this isn’t a screenshot from my Shopify store. This is actually a screenshot from a student ... Read More »

Uhhh….a lot can happen in 8 weeks


So I’ve settled into a routine where every morning, I grab a cup of coffee, sit down with my laptop, and look at all the comments from my Facebook ads from the day before. (I’m talking about the ads for Digital Traffic Ace.) This is one of the most entertaining portions of my day — seeing people call me all types of ... Read More »

Don’t be that guy (…or gal)


We all have a friend or family member who drives us crazy, with their desire to have the world perfectly align to their each and every wish. SCENARIO: You’re out to eat with a friend.  Friend: “I really want the steak and baked potato, but I’m not droppin’ $30 on a meal.” You: “Why not just get the steak salad? It’s half ... Read More »