Adaptive Marketing and Digital Darwinism: One Can Prevent The Other

A Thought Experiment Imagine for a moment, you’ve just been hired as the new Digital Marketing Manager for a growing internet-based startup with an online advertising business model. On the surface, revenue is strong and the user base is ever-growing, yet the investors are unsatisfied as they look for that elusive hockey stick growth and profitability. Continue Reading...

Why I Stopped Accepting Guest Posts, and Why You Should Too!

About three months ago, I stopped accepting guest posts on MrRyanConnors.com. From two to three per week, to zip, zilch, nada. In a move that seems counter-intuitive, I took a stand against prior assumptions and am now refining the brand I started slightly over a year ago, which includes ending guests posts. If you’d like to know why, and learn how Continue Reading...

The Ins and Outs of Digital Marketing in 2013

The consumers are getting wiser and more connected and as we move into the New Year, we as businesses continue to compete for their attention, loyalty and trust. While it’s easy to be on par with the current technology, the real value is on the cutting edge- anticipating the changes and meeting opportunity in the future. It’s all about finding new Continue Reading...

How I Built a Website and Ranked #1 on Google in 90 Days

A few months back, I set out with an important goal. I had just been let go from a good marketing role, and I knew it would be an uphill battle to find another one in this economy, especially with limited experience. Since video games and unemployment weren’t my thing, I decided to take my domain name off the back-burner and do something about my Continue Reading...

The Nerdiest Way to Get a Company’s Attention

What I’m about to share with you is a simple, nerdy way to send a message to a company in a way they’ve never seen before. It’s all related to 404 pages. In case you don’t know, a 404 page is something that is shown when you reach a dead-end on a website where there is nothing to show. They can be funny and creative, or the typical bland Continue Reading...

How to Make a Blog in 10 Days

So you want to be the next blogging superstar? I don’t blame you- it’s a great way to start a career, get noticed and show some passion about your industry. Maybe you’ve already started blogging, but you can’t quite gain enough momentum to reach the escape velocity of the blogosphere black hole- a place where content is lost, not shared. Luckily Continue Reading...