The Future of Website Design

The Future of Website Design

B Y   T O M   T O R T O R I C I Full disclosure: that Crystal Ball I bought on eBay never really performed as promised. Could kick myself for bidding so high. So I don’t actually know what the next step will be in the evolution of business websites. But I’m willing to...
Civilization vs. Dirt: A History of Soap

Civilization vs. Dirt: A History of Soap

B Y   T O M   T O R T O R I C I Um, isn’t this blog usually about marketing? It is. Which brings us to a type of branded content I call Branded History. I wrote the piece below for a company that sells commercial detergents for the pressure washing of houses and truck...
Why Do So Many Presenters Make This Silly Mistake?

Why Do So Many Presenters Make This Silly Mistake?

B Y   T O M   T O R T O R I C I Before we address the question above, let me tell you about Edgar Allen Poe. Well, this post isn’t really about Poe. It’s about an era when radio offered a wider scope of content than it does now. I was a teenager at the time, and the...
You Have a Lot to Say. But People  Are Reading Less. Or Are They?

You Have a Lot to Say. But People Are Reading Less. Or Are They?

B Y   T O M   T O R T O R I C I If you’re having trouble getting your message to stand out from the clutter, you’re not alone. One research company has estimated a current worldwide total of 45 zettabytes of digital data floating around out there. How much is a...
12 Selfish Advantages of Online Meetings and Conferences

12 Selfish Advantages of Online Meetings and Conferences

B Y   T O M   T O R T O R I C I 1. You can check your email without having to be especially cagey about it. 2. Keeping your camera off on those days when just showing up to listen feels like enough of a commitment. 3. Typing in the chat box is kind of like passing...
Title Tags: You Have 60 Characters to Get My Attention

Title Tags: You Have 60 Characters to Get My Attention

B Y   T O M   T O R T O R I C I How do we find most of what we need these days? By searching on Google, of course. This incredibly powerful (if imperfect) functionality puts the world, literally, at our fingertips. Anyway, once you type in your query and hit Return,...
Bottom 10 List of  Grocery Delivery Substitutions

Bottom 10 List of Grocery Delivery Substitutions

If you’ve been food shopping on your phone, don’t get too excited about favorite items that are supposedly in stock. When delivery workers are trying to reconcile your digital shopping list with random daily shortages, who knows what they’ll consider an acceptable...
In an Uncertain World, We’re Becoming Better Listeners

In an Uncertain World, We’re Becoming Better Listeners

B Y   T O M   T O R T O R I C I Usually, I write about what I know. But here, I’m as guilty as every other blogger in trying to ‘predict’ how the dark Covid cloud will change business. I mean, how can you speculate about the impact of something that’s unprecedented –...
5 B2B Marketing Trends Likely to Accelerate in a Post-Covid World

5 B2B Marketing Trends Likely to Accelerate in a Post-Covid World

B Y   T O M   T O R T O R I C I Sure, it may be ridiculous to try to predict where we’ll be when this dark cloud finally recedes. But if you’ve have had some extra time on your hands lately, admit it, you’ve probably started thinking ahead too. Two things we can...