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Why Cold Pitch Emails Are The Bane Of Your Marketing & Don’t Work At All

I’ve got some tough love to give you. Being good at relationship building is about being genuine and not ruining connection opportunities. Here’s the hard truth: cold email pitches are absolute shit. If you’ve sent one in the past week (or even the past year), stop it. Right now! Are you frustrated with trying to …

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Why The Essential Key To Success Is Playing The Long Game

Here’s a metaphoric epiphany on real growth and success I had recently that deals with football. To succeed in business and in life, you have to master the long game! In football, there’s a key reason that successful teams in pro football are always looking for a great quarterback. It’s more than just leadership. It’s …

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How To Avoid Failure With Your Networking For Real Growth

Networking. That thing marketing people to do connect with other people so they can grow their brands. That’s what you’re supposed to be doing when you go to conferences, meetups, and events, right? Traditional networking and the networking so many creatives and music-entrepreneurs (“musicpreneurs” as coined by my buddy Tommy Darker) do today are vastly …

Secrets To Media Coverage With Michael Zipursky

Secrets To Media Coverage With Michael Zipursky

  When I read someone with a massive influence talking about some of the same things I do, I take note. Michael Zipursky wrote a recent blog piece about how to get published in industry publications to boost your exposure. He’s been featured in big media platforms like Huffington Post, Fox News, American Express’ Open …

Why The Right Attitude Is The Key To Success

Is money the key to building a successful enterprise? According to some people’s attitude, that’s all you need to rise above the noise and prevent impending failure. However, it’s so far from the truth that it’s truly tragic some people not only believe it. But it captures their feelings on what composes success. Conversely, having …