Mark Whittaker

Mark Whittaker is an interactive media specialist living near Pittsburgh, Pa. He loves baseball, dark chocolate, rock 'n' roll and his kids -- not necessarily in that order. The views expressed here are his own.

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Jan 23

How to Get Started: 5 Anti-Procrastination Tips

Mark Whittaker looks for motivation with his cat

I get stuck a lot. In fact, I’ve been stuck for about an hour trying to figure out what to write for my fifth entry in the Your Turn Challenge. Lucky for me the challenge organizer prepared some daily prompts to help us get started. Today’s prompt: What advice would you give for getting unstuck? …

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Jan 22

Online Marketing, and a Little Baseball

Mark Whittaker Little League

The tagline on my website / blog says “Online Media and Marketing … and a Little Baseball.” It combines my vocation and one of my favorite avocations. I’ve been a baseball fan since age 9 or so, when I first started playing in the local Little League. I was awkward and terrible, but the games …

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Jan 21

Online Marketing: Anybody Can Do It

Online Marketing diagram

If you sell a service — anything from auto repair to tax preparation — you’ve heard potential customers or clients say “I can do that myself.” Try selling online marketing and social media services to small-business owners. Lots of them started their businesses after saying “I can do that myself.” It’s hard to argue against …

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