Social Media Blocks

4 Social Media Tools I Use Daily (& Why)

It seems like there are 1,000,001 social media tools out there for people to use. I’ve played around with many of them. There are some that I come to use from time to time (like Twitonomy, which I use perhaps once a week). But there are only a handful that I use and find useful just…

CPanel

Think Twice Before Using CPanel Script Installers

When you open up a web hosting account and get ready to start on your website, one of the first things that you probably log into is CPanel (or its equivalent). I’ve been using CPanel for years, and I still get giddy when I visit it, and I’m setting up a new website. 5 years…

Races by Egyptians

Why We Believe That Some Races Are Smarter Than Others

This is a very difficult topic to talk about…but I am going to try. I recently had a conversation where the topic was intelligence among the races….specifically between White people and Black people. Of course my stance was that race has no tie into intelligence, an opinion that is also shared by the American Anthropological…

MBA Wordcloud

No, An MBA Will Not Help You

The other day I went to the AT&T Wireless store by my office to purchase some iPhones; and ordeal that took over 2 hours! Luckily for AT&T, the salespeople were good conversationalists and tried to make my wait as pleasant as they possibly could. The district manager was on site and remarked that he was…

the college question

Think Twice About Skipping Out On College If You Are Poor

Looking at higher education today, one of the most common discussions center around college affordability and whether or not a college degree is worth the cost. However one thing that these discussions often seem to assume is that entrepreneurship and/or self-directed learning is the alternative to college. A smaller portion of discussions promote the idea…

marketing model

4 Terms That Marketers Always Need To Define

Perhaps I’m biased, but I feel that marketing is the most misunderstood subject area of all of the business disciplines. Perhaps this is because there are a lot of terms out there that are related to marketing, that many feel are either synonymous with marketing; or represent the only part of marketing that they need…

Marie Laveau

Historical Inaccuracies In American Horror Story: Coven

First of all, I just love American Horror Story. The show is amazing…simply put. If Jessica Lange doesn’t win every eligible award out there, than the establishment is just incredibly out of touch. Ok, so enough with that. This is not what this blog post is about. It is about something that I heard in…

Wharton Marketing

Marketing 101 On Coursera Underway!

Yesterday was the start of the Coursera course, An Introduction To Marketing, presented by the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School of Business. So you may be wondering, why would someone with an MBA in marketing want to take this course? Well, for several reasons really. One of my pet peeves in regards to how people…