Category: case study

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Hosting WordPress Sites with Flywheel – The Honest Review

What’s the mark of a great WordPress host? After 10+ hosts I’ve learned that it all comes down to this: How often you have to think about them? When you have to ask “Why is my website so slow?” or “Why is my website down?” or “Should I update to the latest version of WordPress?”, that’s time away from things that actually matter to...


Is Ello The World’s Best Small-Biz Growth-hack?

Ello (the new social network) may be ad-free, but  some founders are already seeing massive profits. Thanks to some clever maneuvering, we estimate that Ello founder Paul Budnitz has made over $250,000 thanks to Ello, by using his founder’s status to promote his other businesses. Ello may just be the greatest small-business growth-hack in history. Your First Friend Being the founder of a social network...


iPad Mini Case Study: Price Above All

The new iPad Mini’s high price has left questions of whether people will buy its’ cheaper competitors instead, and while I can’t answer those questions in the broadest sense yet of whether it will sell, I can relay one story of a consumer I spoke to. Yesterday I met a woman, in her early twenties, who was very techincally savvy. While you couldn’t classify...


Youtube Case Study: Use A Tripod

Today I saw a video on the Tube that was so shaky that I had to share it. Allow me to emphasize: Use a tripod!!!!!!!! It literally makes a decent video unwatchable. Here’s the video from Youtuber “successfulblogging”. To all- Take my advice and use a tripod when possible. When you don’t, use a stack of books or something else flat on a table or chair...