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Have you been waiting for WooCommerce Apple Pay integration?

WooCommerce Apple Pay integration is here! Christmas came early this year – especially if you’re a store owner who has a majority of their customers arriving on iPhones. If you’re one of the people waiting for WooCommerce Apple Pay integration, then your wait is basically over.…

eCommerce Trends in 2017: Push Notification Automation

Predicting eCommerce Trends We’re just days away from the start of 2017, so it makes sense that we should start making guesses about what 2017 will bring with it, and nothing is more interesting than trying to predict trends in eCommerce.…

Are you registering a new domain?

Are you registering a new domain? If you are, then maybe you’ve been doing what I’ve been doing forever – using GoDaddy. For years I’ve been buying domains from GoDaddy. And before you start thinking about all the negative feelings you have about the company, you should know that I’ve rarely had any issues with their domain registration services.…

Are you selling online? Here’s a tip.

There’s a different kind of restaurant in San Francisco If you’ve never heard of Opaque, it’s kind of hard to imagine. The restaurant in San Francisco is open several nights a week in the city, and you get a multi-course meal.…

Are you selling online? Here’s a tip.

There’s a different kind of restaurant in San Francisco If you’ve never heard of Opaque, it’s kind of hard to imagine. The restaurant in San Francisco is open several nights a week in the city, and you get a multi-course meal.…

How to make money from your expertise

The problem is not that you have no expertise If you’ve been doing anything for any period of time, you probably have something you can teach. Sure, you won’t necessarily be an “expert” the first time you try to share your insight, but most of the time the problem isn’t a lack of insight.…

How to make money from your expertise

The problem is not that you have no expertise If you’ve been doing anything for any period of time, you probably have something you can teach. Sure, you won’t necessarily be an “expert” the first time you try to share your insight, but most of the time the problem isn’t a lack of insight.…

How do you decide your next move? Here’s what’s next for me.

How do you decide your next move? When I left Emphasys a few years ago, I knew I was making a jump into the WordPress ecosystem full time, and I was unsure of what that would look like. Thankfully my friend Karim, CEO of Crowd Favorite, welcomed me into his company and the next year and a half were too busy to spend much time thinking about what it meant to be working full time with WordPress.…

Building an easy onboarding process for new customers

Onboarding & the seeds of churn Long before there was SaaS (Software as a Service), there was ASP (Application Service Providers) and while they’re not exactly the same, they’ve all been “hosted products.” Those are the kinds of products I’ve been working on since 1995.…

Why is marketing so hard?

The Problem isn’t Quality I spend a lot of time with companies that have built amazing products, or that run incredible service offerings. The problem they have is rarely the quality of their work. Instead, the core issue they face is getting attention.…

Why is marketing so hard?

The Problem isn’t Quality I spend a lot of time with companies that have built amazing products, or that run incredible service offerings. The problem they have is rarely the quality of their work. Instead, the core issue they face is getting attention.…

Drive, Chip & Putt at the Masters in Augusta

Drive, Chip & Putt 2017 Qualifying included 27,757 girls and boys registered at 255 local sites across the United States in 2016. The competitors must first finish top 3 in their respective girls and boys age divisions at the local competition level.  …

Accidental Advocate for the Underdog

Occasionally, I find myself getting all riled up about some kind of public issue. Usually it has to do with inequality or defense of a perceived underdog. Two years ago, I went to bat against our school district because they were throwing children’s lunches away after the student had gone through the line, gotten a tray, and discovered there wasn’t money on their account.…

A single trick to win more customers without doing more work

Three things prospects care about For service companies, when prospects are evaluating you, there are three things they all care about. Do you understand the core problem? When you get on that first phone call or have the first meeting to talk about the business, one of the most important things you likely are already doing is making sure a prospect knows that you’re listening.…

No comments on your posts? Don’t make these 4 mistakes.

Do you have tons of posts without any comments on them? When I was first getting started with this blog, I would go for days (and sometimes weeks) without a comment. Then I would head to popular blogs and see posts that had 150 comments.…