marketing

Twitter Works

How’d you get so many twitter followers? I get this question a lot. At the time of this writing I have a little over 75,000 followers of my personal twitter account and over 4,500 on three other business twitter accounts I run (@athleticlab, @elitetrack, @carycrossfit). Not bad for a relative nobody like myself. I’m not a celebrity,(…)

Believing in your Product

Last weekend I went to the NC State Fair grounds with my family to go to a Chick-Fil-A sponsored event to promote their new Spicy Chicken sandwich. It was open to anyone who wanted to go. They gave away 10,000 free Chicken sandwiches, had free cotton candy, free Coke products,  free popcorn, free amusement rides,(…)

Reluctant Marketing

As I’ve mentioned a couple times before in this blog I’m basically a do-it-myself startup. I have quite a few people around me who are very helpful (and I’m very grateful for their help!) but for the most part I’m like the Hedley’s from In Living Color. I am the accountant, travel agent, head coach,(…)

Do What You Love, Love What You Do

A simple phrase but one that’s really rung true for me. Right now I’m working around 80-90 hours a week off getting my training center, Athletic Lab, off the ground. So far things are going well and we’re meeting early revenue predictions even if the revenue isn’t coming from the exact places we expected. My(…)

A Great Day

Yesterday was a great day, personally and professionally. I spent the morning playing with my daughter while I waited for videos to upload, rip, convert, etc for use on the web. Then in the afternoon, I got an email granting my dissertation extension request, and finally I had a major conference call with a supplement(…)

Moving

Well, as I mentioned in my previous post, I switched hosting companies. I wanted to transfer all of my domains to the new host 2 nights ago but as fate would have it, a storm took out the internet. Aah, the joys of living in the country (more on that later…). In any case, I(…)

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