How do you blast past 1 million others who are trying to be an expert, thought leader, or influencer in the same field? The answer lies closer than you think.
Lifer: a person who has made a lifelong commitment, usually in a certain career. Some of the most influential humans in recent history have made powerful statements by doing the complete opposite and bestowed powerful marketing lessons along the way. Like who, you say?
The numbers can do the talking. The Amazon Marketplace contributed $135 billion to Amazon's 2017 sales with an estimated 5 million sellers on the platform (and growing). Without a doubt, a huge sub-culture of business! So how does it work? Is it easy to become a seller? Let's find out, shall we?
With their sharp marketing and simplistic designs, they seem to have come out of no where: MVMT, Warby Parker, Casper, Everlane. Where the hell did all these direct-to-consumer companies come from and is there any room to begin your own? There is more hope than you think.
Anyone can show up to work; not everyone can perform. As much as we emphasize "delivery," team's often forget about the most important element of every role: performance. So where do you start and what do you measure? Get ready to find out.
It's all around us but we rarely call it out: persuasion. The concept of influence can be distilled to 6 actionable principles that you can immediately start using in a resource-strapped startup.
I didn't believe it when I saw it, but the numbers don't lie. Mobile has been on a meteoric rise the past decade. I dug up the most valuable mobile stats to convince any naysayers otherwise. Here here!
Do you know have a 1 in 11 million chance of being attacked by a shark, but 1 in 175 million chance of winning Powerball? Yet plenty of people still play Powerball. There are startling statistics about life that get little fan fare because businesses have been able to shape the narrative in their favor. What's to credit for this? Brand marketing.
If you Google'd your name right now, what comes up? Dozens of other people who share your name? A photographer in NYC slanging his services? A rancher in Omaha promoting single-sourced sirloin steaks? Weird…Where do you fall? Learn 3 low cost hacks to make sure your brand is top of mind for when someone Google's you.
Think podcasts aren't big? Better do a double take. The average consumer listens to 5 podcasts per week while the podcast audience has swelled to nearly 1/6th of the US population.