Category Archives: Advice

4 tips to get your questions answered on Quora

4 Steps to Guarantee You Get Great Answers on Quora

Sometimes, no matter how much you search, scour and hunt, the answers you need just haven’t been addressed anywhere on the internet yet.  But thankfully you can still find what you’re looking for by knowing where and how to ask.  Here’s a fool-proof, no-fuss, tactical approach to getting your questions answered with expert responses, quickly and easily on Quora. Continue reading

How a Simple Landing Page Sent This Company Towards a Multi-Billion $ Valuation

Many people think of landing pages as of a form of digital flyer, the purpose of which is to provide some basic information about an event or brand.  For most, they’re not expecting to accomplish much more beyond that. So it might seem fair to say that landing pages are “boring,” and definitely can’t be game changers for your business, right? If you answered yes to either of these questions, think again. A “simple” landing page can actually be a surprisingly powerful tool for testing early market feedback for your new product or service, helping you gauge how the market will receive it once you really put it out there.  And most importantly, they can potentially save you a significant amount of time and money that you may have otherwise invested in pursuit of the wrong idea. Continue reading

Stop Doing These 3 Things That Sabotage Your Career

I’ve had the opportunity to experience sitting on both sides of the interview table in the course of my career and there is one major takeaway I’ve learned from my experiences with successful interviews and interviewees; and that is that a successful interview is a bit like a wedding.  People often spend too much time stressing over the pageantry of that one (or multiple) day event and not enough time making the commitment to keep the relationship moving forward and evolving over the years that follow.

With that in mind, here are three things that I’ve encountered in myself and others that I think we’re all guilty of falling victim to, at one time or another.  If left unchecked, these three attitudes can sabotage both our own success and the success of our team, and while they might not get you fired, they certainly won’t get you ahead. Continue reading