Work Ethic (a Tale of Two Clerks)

Work Ethic (a Tale of Two Clerks)

Let's talk about work ethic today. And I'll use recent experiences I had with two service people (one clerk, and one waiter.) A bit back, Maryellen...

Dan’s Monthly Retainer Rules

Dan’s Monthly Retainer Rules

I get asked about a monthly retainer from time to time. I don't have a set service for this, as every client is different. So I never made a formal...

A Thanksgiving Post About King Kong

A Thanksgiving Post About King Kong

It’s the Holiday season (Thanksgiving week to be exact), and that means the 1930’s version of King Kong comes to mind. When I was a kid, this movie...

Guess what? I kind of dig AI (for now)

Guess what? I kind of dig AI (for now)

So here I was, December of last year, happily writing away, thinking "yea, I could do this until I'm old and gray". Then, like the rest of you, I...

Fair or Not, Your Website is You

Fair or Not, Your Website is You

People judge companies by their website. Like it not, fair or not, it's how things are. And there are soooo many companies who give lip service to...

Dude, It’s *Your Name* on the Sign!

Dude, It’s *Your Name* on the Sign!

I was having a drink with a friend not long ago. He's a fellow business owner, and his office employs about 15 people. And he was lamenting about...

Copywriting Websites – Then and Now

Copywriting Websites – Then and Now

I was looking at some other copywriting websites the other day, and it made me a little sad, and also surprised. Most of my old copywriting friends...

Just Enough Is Never Enough

Just Enough Is Never Enough

If you have just enough employees. And just enough equipment. And just enough inventory. And do just enough advertising. Don't be surprised if you...

Look Here. A Post About Beer!

Look Here. A Post About Beer!

I'm not all business here. I enjoy posting about things I like, and I like beer, so let's post about it. I have two beer stories I'll tell you. The...

It’s part of my job to protect you

It’s part of my job to protect you

About two years ago, I did some writing for a company who was getting a new website made. I had the copy written, and laid it out nicely in MS Word...