The One Phrase That Will Get Your Email Opened

When you craft an email, to send, you want it to be opened. You want it to be opened because that’s how you convey what you have to say or sell. In the connection economy there seems to be one the simple phrase that is compelling and universally recognized. “You Are Not Alone” “You Are Not Alone” is Read more about The One Phrase That Will Get Your Email Opened[…]

One of the easiest ways to build a monopoly

In my previous post “What every successful business should have” I talked about every successful business has a monopoly. Now when I say monopoly I’m not talking about the evil kind of Wal-Mart or Microsoft type monopoly, but the type of monopoly where you will walk three blocks to get something to eat from a specific restaurant because of their service, and/or Read more about One of the easiest ways to build a monopoly[…]

The connection economy

In the connection economy, connections are currency, they have worth and are extremely precious. What caused this shift was the internet. The internet has one job that it does well and that is connecting human being. It’s a connection machine. So when we look at every business over the past ten years that’s online (Groupon, Facebook, Read more about The connection economy[…]

Who is going to lead us?

A tribe is any group of people, large or small, who are connected to one another, a leader, and an idea. For millions of years, humans have been seeking out tribes, be they religious, ethnic, economic, political, or even musical. It’s our nature. Now the Internet has eliminated the barriers of geography, cost, and time. Read more about Who is going to lead us?[…]