The Funniest SNL Commercial Parodies of the Year
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Whether SNL is having an on- or off-year, one place they always shine is commercial parodies. Personally, I think they had an “on-year” this year — but whether or not you agree, you’ll have to admit they produced some laugh-out-loud fake commercials. I figured most marketers’ minds would be geared more toward New Year’s Eve planning […]

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How to Simplify Your Writing
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I love reading simple writing. It’s clear. It’s easy to understand. And it doesn’t force me to work hard. But simple writing is easier said than done. Even though it’s easy on the readers, it’s hard for the writer. In this article, I’ll go over what I mean by “simple” in writing, and then give you eight […]

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How Spending $162,301.42 on Clothes Made Me $692,500
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Over the last 12 months, I’ve acquired a new addiction… shopping. And it’s not because I love clothes. The reality is I don’t care for them at all. At home, I walk around in .com t-shirts and basketball shorts because it’s super comfortable. If it were up to me, I would wear that all day… including in business […]

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How a Ferrari Made Me a Million Bucks
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Can you believe that something as silly as a car made me a million bucks? What’s even funnier is that I don’t even own a car or drive… So, how the heck did I make a million bucks from a Ferrari that I don’t even own? Well, I’ll get into that a bit later. But […]

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How to Find Accurate and Compelling Data
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No matter your message, including data to support your claims enhances the validity and impact of whatever you are communicating — but only if your data comes from a reliable source. Too often, individuals cherry pick data from a variety of … let’s say “questionable” sources, cobbling together a few statistics that are incomplete — […]

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How to Build and Manage a Team of Remote Writers
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The internet has dissolved the geographical barriers that used to constrain businesses, allowing them to create remote teams of contractors from around the world. In fact, nearly half of all global employees are part of a remote team according to Esna, a global communication solutions provider. The rise of telecommuting has presented many opportunities for businesses that manage […]

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How to Keep Your Readers on Your Blog Longer
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Don’t you hate it when you spend hours writing a blog post only to see that people spend mere seconds skimming it? In an ideal world, you want people to spend hours on your blog, but sadly that won’t happen. What you can do instead is get people to come back more frequently and spend […]

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7 Boring Big Brands That Used Humor to Amp Up Their Marketing
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It seems like everyone is trying to be funny in their marketing these days, but why? Well, it works. Humor is a way to sell your brand without outwardly selling something, and consumers certainly don’t want to feel like you’re taking money right out of their pockets. By appealing to a consumer’s emotions you’re able […]

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