Join me for the Gateway to Clarity Event!

As many of you know, I have partnered up with my friend and mentor Kim DeMotte of Corporate CoDriver (, to host the “Gateway To Clarity” event at the Missouri Athletic Club – Downtown St. Louis, on November 14th and 15th. This is an event that you DO NOT want to miss! Click here […]

By |October 26th, 2014|Blog|0 Comments

The Long Game of Digital Marketing

In my work with companies to help them grow, I run across a lot of business owners that want immediate results from their digital marketing efforts. I totally understand that logic. We have all been taught that ROI is important, and immediate ROI is better.

Here is the problem, in my opinion, with that thought […]

By |October 19th, 2014|Blog|0 Comments

Three Ways to Connect to YOUR Customers Directly

Last week I sent out an article about giving your small business a competitive advantage by having a mobile app to connect directly with your customers. This week I thought I would give you three ideas on ways to do that inside YOUR company’s app.

1) Create a deal that is only available to app users. This could […]

By |September 22nd, 2014|Blog|0 Comments

Video Marketing: Google vs YouTube

Welcome back to my series on video marketing. This week’s question pops up all of the time: “How does marketing/ranking a video on Google differ from YouTube?”

A lot of folks think that video marketing on Google is similar to YouTube since Google owns YouTube. However the techniques of ranking/marketing videos on these two platforms are a little different.

YouTube […]

By |September 3rd, 2014|Blog|0 Comments

What is Video Marketing?

I’ve had several clients ask me to explain “video marketing” and how it works. So I’ve put together a series of articles to hopefully clarify things. I will keep them short and simple so don’t worry, I won’t get “techy” on you.

When someone mentions video marketing? You probably think of two things: marketing with […]

By |August 25th, 2014|Blog|0 Comments

New Website. New Location.

Change is in the air here in the Amped Up office and I wanted to give you a quick update on what is going on.

Last week I launched my totally redesigned website, and I would LOVE for you to take a look. You can find it here:

Also, I will be moving my studio/office […]

By |August 19th, 2014|Blog|0 Comments

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

By |December 24th, 2013|Blog|0 Comments

Add Video to Shake Up 2014

I had a conversation the other day with my buddy Tim Sansone from Sandberg Phoenix, a law firm here in St. Louis, and he made a good case for shaking things up business wise in 2014. He pointed out that it’s the scrappy underdogs willing to try something new that take the world, or […]

By |December 12th, 2013|Blog|0 Comments

Digital Strategy: Business Goals

In my last post, I talked about the section of my digital strategy process where I talk with clients about their branding, how it relates to their core business, and having a brand review every year to make sure everything is still working together. If you missed it, you can find that article here.

The […]

By |November 12th, 2013|Blog|0 Comments

Digital Strategy: Your brand.

In my latest posts, I have been walking you through my process for helping clients with their digital/business strategy. The last post focused on your “why”. If you missed it, you can find the article here.

After we get clear on your “why”, I like to talk about your business and your branding. Specifically:

What is […]

By |November 5th, 2013|Blog|0 Comments