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Movie Poster Meeting Invites (and other ways to get people to enjoy meetings)

Don't just be informative. Be interesting and entertaining and people will want to show up to your meetings and pay attention the whole time. You only have to try a little to be way ahead of the curve.
Dana Hooshmand
Dana Hooshmand
6 min read
Business, Life
Featured

How I Turned Down My Dream Silicon Valley Job for a Life of "Discomfort"

This is the story of how I said no to a million dollars, and why it was one of the easiest big decisions I've ever made in my life.
Dana Hooshmand
Dana Hooshmand
9 min read
Business, Tech

Ranking Higher on SERP Without the Effort by Hacking Search Intent

How to rank by sending signals to Google that "this is the page people are looking for".
Dana Hooshmand
Dana Hooshmand
7 min read
Business

No BS Direct Marketing by Dan Kennedy: Summary and Notes

A complete summary of Dan Kennedy's book No BS Direct Marketing.
Dana Hooshmand
Dana Hooshmand
13 min read
Business

My Daily Affirmations

These are my daily personal affirmations.
Dana Hooshmand
Dana Hooshmand
2 min read
Coding, Business

Create Free (yes really!) Landing Pages in 20 Minutes

How to host landing pages for free (yes, really free!) on Netlify using Cruip templates.
Dana Hooshmand
Dana Hooshmand
3 min read
Business

How to Sweeten Irresistible Deals

Take an irresistible offer and sweeten it so a customer has to buy right now.
Dana Hooshmand
Dana Hooshmand
2 min read
Business

Writing Copy that Sells

How to write copy that sells, using Ray Edwards' PASTOR framework, and his 12-step customer journey.
Dana Hooshmand
Dana Hooshmand
4 min read
Business, Coding
Featured

Create Happiness in Face-to-Face Customer Service with Data

How to create outstanding customer experience with closed-loop feedback, using a network of off-the-shelf tools.
Dana Hooshmand
Dana Hooshmand
23 min read
Business

Persuasion is Hard, Unless You Follow This One Sentence Guide

Persuade anyone to do anything in this one-sentence, 27 word guide.
Dana Hooshmand
Dana Hooshmand
3 min read
Business

Three Epic Introductions to Iconic Books

Powerful introductions to classic, authoritative must-read books.
Dana Hooshmand
Dana Hooshmand
4 min read
Business

A Killer Customer Interview Question

Killer customer interview question: Ask questions that literally might kill your idea, and you just might learn what the customer really wants.
Dana Hooshmand
Dana Hooshmand
1 min read