Category Archives: Trending

Kim and Kanye’s Wedding Photos Show Us How to Make Big Events Count  

No one leverages their personal life into publicity quite like a Kardashian, and this week in Kardashianland is no different, with Kim and Kanye’s strategically releasing the photos of their lavish weekend wedding to the public today.  Like her or hate her, there’s no denying that Kim Kardashian has extraordinary skill at one thing in particular: keeping everyone… Read More »

Led Zeppelin Makes Us Ask: When is Copying Okay?

In another Tuesday in the music business, Led Zeppelin just got hit with a lawsuit claiming that their iconic song, “Stairway to Heaven”, copies its memorable guitar riff from the song “Taurus” by the lesser-known band, Spirit.  Popular musicians being hit with copyright lawsuits is absolutely nothing new, but the case against Led Zeppelin looks pretty damaging: not… Read More »

What Can We Learn From the Jenga-Playing Cat?

Quick, think of something cats just don’t do.  If you thought of “participate in family game night without knocking over the Jenga tower” then congratulations: you have a normal cat.  But the internet was not built on the strength of normal cats, and so this week we see our newest feline internet sensation: a cat that plays Jenga… Read More »

Mark Cuban Makes Important Comments about Recognizing Our Own Prejudices

It’s really refreshing when someone with influence is self-aware enough to recognize their own flaws.  It helps us to identify those same flaws in ourselves and to work on improving them.  Speaking at the annual GrowCo conference in Nashville on Wednesday, Dallas Mavericks’ owner Mark Cuban spoke frankly and honestly about his personal internalized racism, saying, “I know… Read More »

Why We Fail

There are fundamental reasons why people fail at Internet marketing, and if you’ve spent any time in the trenches you have a good idea what those reasons are. Nobody said that being an entrepreneur would be easy. As a matter of fact, nobody said that life would be easy. Forget about the testimonials promising overnight riches, and forget… Read More »

Never Forget: Your Voice is Part of Your Brand

When you first take the leap to starting your own business online, whether you’re selling a product, providing a service or making money through affiliate marketing, it can be a real shock to realize that suddenly your entire online life is connected to your business.  Once you start promoting what you do via Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and whatever… Read More »