This picture was taken with my iPhone 6 in 2014 on the walk from the Boston Convention Center back to South Station. It was taken while walking back one evening during Inbound 2014. We're using this image for the header of BOB September in honor of Inbound2017.
These are the slides from a talk I gave at Spark Baltimore on August 2, 2017.
I think the human mind was engineered for activity not productivity. This is why we jockey for position on roadways even though we don't get to our destination any earlier. This is part of why we are uncomfortable in elevators where we can't do anything for 30 seconds or more. This is also why people buy new websites without setting a goal for what this investment will achieve.
The scientific method changed everything...except maybe marketing.
You can do this. And the more you do it the more effective and helpful it is.
Yup, I already told you. But let's talk a bit more. There are few things more intimidating than a blank canvas. That is true whether your canvas is a screen, a page, a paper, or... a canvas. The tools above have been incredibly helpful to me in the past. They are all free to "use", though GraphicRiver.net and ThemeForest.net sell tons of stuff with prices as low as $5 and usually not higher than $89 (I think).
Even better, how to know what word people use to find your competition's website.
Alexa.com is a company owned by Amazon.com that offers remarkable data about your website and your competitors. To see the top performing keyword terms for a website go to Alexa.com/siteinfo and plug in the URL of the website you're researching. Towards the bottom of the page Alexa lists the keywords most commonly used to find the website. On the left side of the page Alexa also shows the sites which refer the most traffic to that website.
I discovered a new way hackers can mess with your online accounts, even if you have a super strong password. Do you have accounts with usernames and passwords on a gazillion accounts? Yup, this article is for you.