10 Steps to Finding and Choosing a Great Brand Name

10 Steps to Finding and Choosing a Great Brand Name

Over the years I have had to find many different brand names. Finding a great business or brand name can be broken down into a simple step by step systematic process. Here are my personal notes and techniques, and some compiled from other authors "names?" that I use...

Contact Form 7 Spam Prevention with Akismet

Contact Form 7 Spam Prevention with Akismet

If you are familiar with Wordpress then most likely you use some type of Contact form and have experienced receiving some type of contact form spam. One of the best Wordpress contact forms (And I have tried several) is Contact Form 7. This plugin has a lot of...

The Best WordPress Code Snippets

The Best WordPress Code Snippets

These are my personal favorite Wordpress code snipets. One of the biggest advantages of using Wordpress is the large developer community that is constantly coming up with new functionality. Some of this Wordpress functionality is implemented through plugins but many...

How To Use Social Media to Get Sales

Using Social Media to Get Sales is not an overnight thing. The wrong approach to social media is to always be selling. Social media is relationship selling. Studies show over and over that direct selling on social channels performs very poorly. Take the time to build...

How to Choose a Good Brand Name

So you want to start selling online? Maybe you want to open your own ecommerce store. How about start your own line of cosmetics, or your own brand of salsa? Knowing how to choose a good brand name is important when you are trying to find one. There are some free...

Hiring a Seattle Online Marketing Consultant or Agency?

Hiring a Seattle Online Marketing Consultant or Agency?

Seattle Online Marketing Agencies are abundant. Since Seattle is such a tech savvy area it’s home to some of the nations largest online marketing firms.

If your going to choose to work with one of the larger agencies just be careful that your not being plugged into some kind of cookie cutter template and hooked into a monthly fee. The longer I do online marketing consulting the more monthly fees I see. Reason being it is very lucrative for the marketing firm. Some will charge you a set-up fee and then a fairly high (several hundred dollars per month) fee to really do nothing. Once the client is set-up most of the work is finished and for the marketing agencies its all profit.cookie cutter

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About John Schuster

John Schuster

A proven ecommerce marketer working with SEO, Facebook Ads, and website development. John also teaches at General Assembly and coaches other entrepreneurs how they can use the internet to generate business.