March 21, 2016

Do you? Do you really?


This type of mistake (albeit, not often so hilariously) happens all the time on websites, business communication materials and on social media posts.


A message, be it in-your-face or subliminal, that overshadows that which the brand wanted to com...

March 17, 2016

I'm about to become a father for the first time.


It really is incredible what can happen in a year. 


I met my wife (and mother of my soon-to-be son) when her and her friends decided to prank call me on a Tuesday night a little over two years ago. 


Posing as a represent...

February 18, 2016

"THIS ISN'T FACEBOOK!!!!" screams an angry LinkedIn commenter under a video that showcases a pilot's ability to land a plane in extreme storm conditions.


I see this all over LinkedIn; posting police who apparently have an exclamation mark quota and can't stand the thou...

February 17, 2016

I used to have quite a lisp.


Kids at school used always asked me if I was wearing a retainer, but alas - I was blessed with perfect teeth.


Thing was, it wasn't until kids at school mocked me openly on the playground that I realized my voice was anything other than what...

February 8, 2016

A lot of people tell me that they don't need SEO. I tend to look at them the same way I remember my mom looking at me when I was six or seven and I told her I didn’t need a coat.


For those of you who don't know - SEO, or search engine optimization, is exactly what it s...

January 21, 2016

There is a big difference between 'professionals' - that is, people who are so darn good at what they do, that people pay them for it - and 'professionalism' which is the sweet, most often fake, smile-and-take it bullshit that provides those who are there to pass the t...

December 17, 2015

How many keys do you currently have on your keychain? 


What about non-key related objects? Do you have many of those? 


Let me ask you this, how many items do you have on your keychain right now that you don't use more than 5 times a week?


My keychain has two keys on it...

November 20, 2015


So I was watching hockey the other night with a few buddies and we order a couple pizzas from a new place, or from our regular place, it doesn't really matter - this post, or at least the first part, has been completely made up to prove a point.


Candidly speaking...

November 17, 2015

The grocery store provides an excellent metaphor for the user experience on your website.


With one major difference.


Consider your favourite grocery store.


Chances are you've gone there for years.


You know where everything you need is located, you are on top of the bes...

November 11, 2015

Hi, I'm Chad, nice to meet you.


I was hoping, now that you've stopped by my blog, that we could start making plans for our wedding - gay or straight, I'm in... for life!


What do you mean I'm weirding you out?


Don't leave!! I have a mortgage broker waiting to speak to u...

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