Yelling at the Wedding Industry (with Special Guests)

In October 2019, I got married on a rooftop in Greenpoint, Brooklyn, and it was an absolutely awesome day. (And, yes, Margo WAS in attendance.) Zach and I tied the knot in front of 100 of our family and friends dressed to the nines in their best black tie Art Deco finery — remember crowds? […]

What is Good Marketing? (aka Avoiding Bro Sales)

If this were 2016/2017, I’d be writing to you at length today about the perils of what has since become known as “bro marketing”. Because, truth be told, it’s an important conversation to have — especially when one is stepping out of the dazzling haze of online biz world newbie-ness… “Whoa! Look at all these […]

Launch Success: Is It You or the Market?

Today I’d like to introduce you to a traditional folk dance of the online entrepreneurship space, known as: The mid-launch shuffle. It typically starts a little after the pre-sell and initial sales from your white hot buyers has died down. Maybe you saw a pretty promising day 1. Maybe only a couple of people bought […]

When Is the Right Time to Work Hard?

Once upon a time, in a castle far away, lived two people who couldn’t stand each other. They were known as The Princess and The Hustler. They lived in two separate rooms in a white stone tower, and every day they argued about how to pay the castle bills. The first was The Hustler. The […]

The Digital Self Vs the Real World Self

Growing up in the early days of the internet was bizarre to say the least, as I think any millennial would admit. I’m talking early early internet, here. As in — the internet before even pre-YouTube viral sensations like Strong Bad or that weirdly catchy “Badger Badger Badger” song peppered the digital airwaves. Oh yes, […]

#HAMYAW Lovefest Celebrating 1,000 Podcast Subscribers

A long time ago, in a Manhattan dive bar far far away… (Well, like 20 minutes by train from my neighborhood.) … Two friends developed a little idea for a little show that would represent what they felt they wanted to see in “marketers making content for marketers” land. Because, you see, we had an […]