New and archived writing about marketing, tech, design and products.

Agile Marketing

Working With Product Roadmap Changes

Product roadmap changes are a way of life for a marketer, the question is, how can you deal with changes in a better way.

Originally written on November 18, 2022 -- 5 minutes to read
dealing with a product roadmap changes

Rambling About Not Writing

I haven’t written anything in months. I’m not sure this is much better.

Originally written on June 8, 2022 -- 2 minutes to read
how to start writing again

Kicking Google Analytics Spam to the Curb

Inaccurate traffic and channel spikes are the likely result of Google Analytics spam. Here are a few tips to kick it to the curb and take your traffic back.

Originally written on July 2, 2015 -- 3 minutes to read
Marketing Tech

Casting A Wide Net: Herefish

We’ve started a new thing and it’s going to be big.

Originally written on March 10, 2015 -- 3 minutes to read

Introducing the New Bullhorn.com

In mid-August the team at Bullhorn reached out to rebuild their website. Their website was built on Drupal, had multiple language sites and consisted of nearly 130 core pages excluding blog posts. Oh, and the timeline was about 6 weeks!

Originally written on November 7, 2014 -- 1 minute to read
Content Marketing

Something To Talk About: How to Come Up With Content Ideas

Uncovering what your potential customers want and need is the foundation of a solid content marketing framework. The goal is to find topics that help prospects perform their jobs better and present that content in a compelling and creative manner.

Originally written on September 9, 2014 -- 4 minutes to read

Getting To Know Technical SEO

Usually, technical factors can be fixed relatively quickly and can turn a site’s visibility around. Also, in my mind, technical factors are things that involve programmatic knowledge and not things that are content related (potato patato).

Originally written on July 22, 2014 -- 4 minutes to read

The SEO Intersect

As I sit at MozCon, I’m reminded of how important SEO is to the overall digital, inbound process. Today, SEO is less of a stand-alone, highly technical activity as it was a few years ago. With the interconnectedness of most digital activities, a discipline like SEO doesn’t exist in a bubble, rather exists in every part of the process. Social interactions, helpful content, site layouts and search visibility all help the bigger conversion picture. The question is “How do you manage the intersection of the disciplines?”

Originally written on July 14, 2014 -- 3 minutes to read
Content Marketing

Generating Content Ideas with Topic Sprints

A question that comes up at nearly every content marketing meeting is “How will we come up with new content?”. For marketers new to creating constant, relevant content this can look like a long desert road.

The good news is there is a simple way to hyper-focus on a topic and cover all its facets. I call this process a topic sprint.

Topic sprints sprung from a design process called, appropriately, a logo sprint. Like topic sprints, logo sprints explore every angle of an idea. Both are meant to produce a lot of ideas in short, focused bursts.

Originally written on June 4, 2014 -- 3 minutes to read