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Floating or Drowning?

Some days it seems like I’m drowning in the t0-do’s!  So many things needing to be done, so many deadlines, and just not enough space to manage it all effectively.  I find that I then can flail and get all churned up inside and yet when reflecting I realize that doesn’t help me get more […]

999 Business Ideas & Mark Cuban’s Stimulus Plan

Well known author Seth Godin is running an alternative MBA program and he had his class of 9 come up with 111 business ideas each.  That list is posted here.  Here are the first 21 ideas as well to give you a sampling.  Why 21?  I’d liked #21!! Prepackaged school supplies based on the lists […]

100 Best Business Books of All Time

A book has been written on the 100 Best Business Books of all time.  The book is called, the 100 Best Business Books of All Time , and you can see the list categorized here online: http://100bestbiz.com/more-on-the-100-best/ It breaks things down into some good categories like Leadership, Strategy, etc.  There are some classics on it […]

WebsiteDesignSouthBend.com Site Launched

Digital Hill is in the process of launching a series of microsites targeting specific geographic regions with web design.  This is an effort to continue to get the word out that Digital Hill is available and ready to serve the web design, e-Marketing, and web application needs of the greater Michiana area. A few of […]

Search Engine Optimization for Websites – Write for Humans!

Here’s a good article on Search Engine Optimization. We often want to put in place a bunch of “tactics” that involve the programming but search engines, especially Google, are getting smarter and able to more and more read sites exactly as humans do.  By the way, Google is up in the mid-60’s now in marketshare […]

True Perspective

This is a blog entry about Life.  I do a lot about websites and e-Marketing, but this is one about life and our perspective on life. You may be going through some tough times….you may think it’s tough…and it may be….but if you check this 4 minute video out you’ll be forced to expand your […]

Launched www.Masterscraftllc.com new website

Here’s a new website showing what can be done to give you a professional website without breaking the bank! This site for Master’s Craft Construction LLC of Hatfield, PA, was intended to help them demonstrate their ability as a high-end remodeler specializing in Kitchens, Bath, and Additions like the new Outdoor Living Room concepts. With […]

e-Marketing survey data from Marketing Sherpa

This is a good read on trends in marketing in the current economy and how marketers are making decisions.  Budgets are tighter, sales cycles longer, and sales leads require increased nurturing. Read the full report here:   Marketing Sherpa Digital Hill offers leading edge marketing solutions that give you the biggest “bang for the buck” using […]

Recommended Video from Kiva.org

Kiva helps alleviate global poverty through microloans.  They have a great loan payment rate around 97%.  This is a video that follows the path of a $25 loan from London to a village in Cambodia.  Check them out at www.Kiva.org. Here’s a link to the video.  It’s 11 minutes but worth it to see the […]

Value of e-Marketing….the times are changing!

Excellent simple slide shows are available to view at vizedu.com. Marketing is changing.  Learn about the shifts and be prepared to shift to e-Marketing!

www.Mastersadvisors.com is live!

Digital Hill launched a new site for a financial service firm in Lancaster, PA on Friday. The site offers a flash section on the home page and editable inner pages through a online site manager area. It can be seen here: MastersAdvisors.com I think it turned out really well with a nice, professional look and […]

January 2009

It’s a new year and a long time since posting.  I’m doing new things: Twittering – see www.twitter.com/mgingerich Vlingo – voice app on iPhone to update status in Twitter and Facebook via voice SEO tools – working on implementing tools to boost page rank Launch an advertising site.  2009 is  the year I will launch […]

Post commentary on “The First-Time CEO’s Recession Survival Guide”

I really liked this note that came through TechCrunch.  I think it offers a lot of good tips for the small business owner.  It’s a good, quick read and something to reflect on… The First-Time CEO’s Recession Survival Guide Posted: 30 Nov 2008 05:19 AM PST Editor’s note: The following guest post is written by […]

Good words from Jon Gordon

I thought Jon Gordon had some really good words in his post this week. Here’s the summary from his “5 Ways to Thrive During Tough Times” 1. Refuse to Participate in the Recession 2. Increase Marketing and Advertising 3. Innovate 4. Become a Talent Magnet 5. Think Big, Take Action Here’s the full version: http://www.jongordon.com/blog/ […]

I love Wimbledon tennis!

Here’s some good stuff from Wimbledon this weekend… [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bSXGtYOi1X4]

Another Gem from Jon Gordon

This was another good post from Jon Gordon. It asks some good questions that are worth reflecting on, and made me reflect on some questions like: “what are my actions communicating?”; “what is my brand?  (based on how I live my life)”; and  “What am I speaking through my life?” I know I say faith, […]

Inspiration from Jason McElwain

This video about Jason McElwain, the Autistic Basketball Player, always inspires and moves me. Press on. Dig in. Never give up. Your dream is out there! [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1fw1CcxCUgg&hl=en]

Dale Jr. in ESPN the Mag

I really like this article on Junior in ESPN Magazine. I can connect to it. He’s not the “no holds barred” driver his father was, but he has “methodical fire in his belly” which I resonate with myself. It’s also good to see how he connected with Rick Hendrick and how they “fit” in terms […]

Jott is amazing, I can…

Jott is amazing, I can now talk in my phone through Jott and it will post it on my weblog, that is just amazing the technology that allows us to do this, now I can post blog(?) just from talking online amazing. listen Powered by Jott

Celebrate Success

I saw this in an e-newsletter I get from Jon Gordon (www.jongordon.com) and really liked it.  Celebrate a daily success and help others to do so as well… Celebrate Success Each night before my children go to bed I ask them what their success of the day is. The idea came from a story I […]