Posts Tagged: advice

Bribe Your Audience With Digital Downloads for Opt-Ins

Most opt-in pages and forms lack an incentive for someone to sign up. It’s crazy. Don’t expect people to just hand you email addresses without getting something in return. At KickoffLabs we know that having great incentives will dramatically boost your conversion rates. That’s why we’ve made it much simpler to give away a digital… Read more »

6 Great Tools To Engage Your Audience

One of the most important aspects of running an online business is clear communication with customers/visitors. This includes email communication, event planning, promotional activity/contests, customer support, and feedback generation. It’s more important now than ever to stay in touch with your users, amidst an ever changing and increasingly competitive business environment. Here are 6 tools… Read more »

10 Great Tools to Automate and Outsource Your Work

Profits go to those who are always one step ahead.  And the savvy business owner always stays one step ahead by systemizing and outsourcing tasks outside of their core competency. This allows them to focus intensely on what’s in front of them. Here are a few great tools for automating and outsourcing parts of your… Read more »

Get a life. Raising a business and a family.

My son was two and I decided to take him on a hike. He loved walking on his own through the woods… for a little while. Then he asked to be carried so I loaded him up in the backpack. We talked as the hill got steeper. I started sweating on what I’d remembered as… Read more »

Throw Out Your Pitch – It’s Not Working. Get Back To Basics.

The hard sell doesn’t work anymore – especially on the internet. These pitches: Just aren’t going to work anymore. So what about your pitch? What are you doing to set yourself apart from others without looking like an antiquated internet salesman from 1998 – and immediately destroying any chance of converting possible leads into just… Read more »

Where’s your cookie?

Last week I stayed at a Hampton Inn and Suites. One of their perks is “cookie hour” whereby they have fresh baked cookies in the lobby from 8-9pm. It doesn’t get much better than than walking in from a long snowy day of traveling and finding yourself a fresh baked cookie. On my last night… Read more »