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Growth for the Sake of Growth

I’m tired of businesses throwing around the word ‘growth’ like it means better than a solvent or profitable business. Bellroy were a very profitable business for 8-10 years, but chose to grow into an overseas market, and when they went fast they got venture-backed money to pursue it. Alvey Reels were on the verge of … Read more

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What Should I Sell Online?

I was dumbfounded by this question. What should I be selling online? If you can’t find that out on your own I’d probably recommend my coaching, but not to sound needy I’ll point out what a basic concept to most should be. It comes in 3 forms. Services, products and education. Sure we could argue … Read more

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Text-Based Emails for Conversational Ecommerce

Go basic, text-based design for basic communications, especially in Cart abandonment sequences or flows. You want this to feel like a 1-on-1 communication, as per going into a retail store. Who told you brand the hell out of these and over think your strategy by over designing these? I’d opt for something simple and accessible … Read more

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Your UX Design Strategy Is Based on Too Much Emotion

The Oakland A’s were a terrible, awful baseball team in 2001. They had little money to utilise and were told by the owner of the club that they were unable to compete with the larger clubs. The GM, Bernie Beane was under pressure to fill some major player gaps. That’s when he found Peter Brand. … Read more

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Recession Proof E-Commerce Store Marketing Tactics

Expect Drop, Protect Profit You will suffer a drop, protect what you can immediately, and do it ethically. If someone is on your team that isn’t required in our current state then please let them go early, and if you see a future with them in it, don’t over promise, but realise they have immense … Read more

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Go Online or Go Broke

I was in a discussion with a small restaurant last week. They were looking (or screaming) for help on Facebook. They were afraid. They’ve failed to consider what exactly their customer base is before this new found constraint (coronavirus) is in front of them. They reached out and asked if I could manage their website. … Read more

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Why do DTC businesses only focus on EBITDA?

When I look at the businesses I see with healthy growth and the ability to sell, I see an overwhelming majority based on a value that is tied to number of units sold. Do most CEOs know that they are the head of marketing and does the CMO know they are the head of implementing … Read more

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Dynamic Pricing for E-commerce Stores

If I have 2000 seats to fill and 400 prices I know I’m missing 1600 prices. Ex-CEO of American Airlines Dynamic Pricing also called Value Pricing let’s you price the customer and not the product. So if you have multiple levers of value behind your product you sell there can be a number of different … Read more