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“You’re growing on me….”

I was meeting with a prospect today who was flipping through our contract/proposal ect. He flips over the back of our testimonial sheet and goes, "What’s this all about?’ He was refering to our thumb print logo. I told him quickly, "We’re Green Thumb, we’re gonna plant your business online."  "You’re gonna get more green in the blue grass." The guy caught on quick.  He goes,...

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Phone book companies pitching search

Today for the second time I heard about the search engine package that a certain phone book is offering. Funny; companies that killed it for so long by killing trees and printing phonebooks are now trying to morph into the media that is slowly killing them. The best part of it is that they aren’t even doing it the right way. Pay Per Click. Please, PPC is slowly churning out less and less of an ROI. Here is the part that gets me. They...

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A call from a Youtube video today

This morning I got a call from a guy named Wil out in Colorado. He was looking for more of our Joomla training videos. I told him I was glad that he enjoyed them but that I couldn’t help him with the specific problem he was having. I gave him Jarod’s cell phone number. He then called Jarod looking for help. I wouldn’t have given him Jarod’s cell if he didn’t ask me what it would cost to fix his problem. ...

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Score big with S.C.O.R.E.

(written 1-11) One of my goals in 2010 is to expand the mentorship program I started last year. I am constantly on the look out for business owners or high level employees that are willing to "talk shop" with someone younger. All age groups are different, but I think there is real knowledge that is easy to tap into with people who have been there before. I score with SCORE. My first visit to Score (on Waller, on your left before...

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The Mad Scientist and Johnny Apple Seed of Green Thumb

We have a sick demo of how easy it is to upload photos and make changes on our custom CMS. Jarod (mad scientist) has spent a great deal of time working on this demo. Johnny Apple Seed busted it out on a guy today in a pitch for the first time. The guy I was pitching ate it up. People often complain about how to make changes or add photos to a site. Those days are gone with our CMS. Check out our Demo in the footer below for a small bite...

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