Blockchain Roll Out & Labs AI Update

Starting Feb 2018, portions of our systems will begin to roll out to blockchain decentralized distributed code. For the non-tech savvy, this is the same underlying technology that systems of value like Bitcoin are based upon. What makes blockchain ideal for certain portions of our business is the transparency and immutability (inability for anyone to Read More…

Product Review Software Case Study – Feastly

Note: I’m a fan of Feastly, which is like AirBnB or Uber for chefs and can recommend them. The below case study is not running our software; from what I can tell they built their own system. The info below is included as a reference, and all of this is possible with our WordPress plugin. Read More…

Freelancer Marketplace for Workers

SwiftCloud includes a talent freelancer marketplace as well as tools for freelance workers to grow an agency or business. For workers, we recommend Selling pre-priced tasks in the services marketplace. This is good for any repeatable, usually standardized task – i.e. setting up a new domain and WordPress installation. Note you can reject the task Read More…

We Apply AI to Business

If you have any repetitive tasks as part of your business, we should chat. First, a bit of fun: Watch a robot similar to ours become superhuman at Super Mario Bros in a day… We are currently seeking to automate email in high volume and/or chatbot based projects. Your clients will believe they’re human, and humans Read More…

Short Video Outline Questions

We’ve created dozens of short attraction videos, and literally hundreds of video projects over the years. Sales Video Best Practices Workflow… Copy the questions below into a new doc or google doc and just answer the questions initially right into the doc Rewrite that into a basic script Find some patient friends who barely know Read More…

Video Script Outline

Sales Videos are possibly the #1 most important sales asset for many companies. If you run a restaurant or sell cars, not so much – someone needs to taste or test drive what you sell. For a lot of services though, the benefits are a lot more ethereal and complex – such as real estate, Read More…

If you feel cheated, you’re doing it right

Moz.com is one of the leading SEO sites out there right now. Recently, I ran across a tidbit of gold that really popped out for me, which I’m paraphrasing entirely here: If you feel like you didn’t get something in return for lead bait, that’s good. You’ve created a positive feeling in your reader – Read More…

Feb 2017 Update: Testing Multi-Language Options

We are now beta testing international language options within our Electronic Signature WordPress plugin. The new version-2 address book totally rocks and is trucking right along and will be on the shelf this spring / summer. It’ll be blazing fast, customizable, better looking and easier to use. Oh, and we’ll have options for the whole Read More…

The Slow Burn

The Slow BurnJan 26,2017

A few years back Jason Calacanis posted that he believed every company should have quarterly or monthly financials, even if not formally required. I agree. Awareness creates action, and action creates results. The exercise is a good reminder of financial metrics, vs. geeky rabbit hole issues we programmer types are known to chase. Furthermore, it Read More…

How to Reduce The Marketing Budget

Over the years as a small agency we’ve helped hundreds of small businesses in various capacities. One of the most common questions especially among the smallest of businesses is about how to reduce the budget. Don’t get me wrong- larger companies are definitely cost-conscious and want to “sweat the capital” too, and I can appreciate it. Read More…