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Message from the future: have fun now from post on jobs I left behind

Thank You and Merry Christmas, Jobs I Left Behind

By Rachael Kay Albers / December 14, 2019 /

I LOVE this annoying Christmas song (don’t @ me). I put myself through college selling engagement rings. Little known fact: I’M A CERTIFIED DIAMONTOLOGIST. Yes, that’s a real thing. I took months of classes on the four Cs to be able to cite this fun fact in emails and website About Mes. This is where…

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Marie Forleo interview Everything Is Figureoutable

When Marie Forleo, TEDx, and SXSW Said No: Is Everything Really Figureoutable?

By Rachael Kay Albers / December 4, 2019 /

Marie Forleo. TEDx. South by Southwest. They all told me no. Is everything REALLY figureoutable? Back in June, I pitched Marie Forleo on an interview (watch the video below to see my failed pitch video and what I did in response). That same week, I got a no from TEDx. And then a few weeks…

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11 Entrepreneur Black Friday Deals

11 Black Friday Deals for Entrepreneurs

By Rachael Kay Albers / November 29, 2019 /

As a follower of the Church of Stop Shopping, I’ve observed “Buy Nothing Day” on Black Friday for the last 10 years. With one exception: Supporting entrepreneurs and small businesses while buying digital products with a small (or invisible) consumer footprint.  Black Friday is known as an opportunity to amass a new collection of beeping,…

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saved by the bell cart awkward marketing

If Saved by the Bell Closed the Cart

By Rachael Kay Albers / November 7, 2019 /

If Saved by the Bell closed the cart… Jessie might get addicted to Facebook ads. But Zach, Slater, Kelly, Lisa, and Screech would have her back. (And Casey Kasem would show up at juuuust the right moment.)

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Interview with Talking Shrimp Laura Belgray

#AwkTalk Interview with Talking Shrimp and Inbox Hero, Laura Belgray

By Rachael Kay Albers / November 6, 2019 /

I’m not always a talking shrimp… …but when I am it’s because I’m interviewing the Talking Shrimp, Laura Belgray (who we all want to be when we grow up). I can count on my fingers the emails that have ever made me guffaw in my life and Laura has at least two of those guffaw…

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Friends Affiliate Marketing

If Friends Tried Affiliate Marketing

By Rachael Kay Albers / November 5, 2019 /

If your Friends Ross, Rachel, Monica, Chandler, Phoebe, and Joey tried affiliate marketing… If your Friends Ross, Rachel, Monica, Chandler, Phoebe, and Joey tried affiliate marketing, it would probably be a hot mess. Joey would totally drop the ball in promoting Phoebe’s “Smelly Cat Cure” and Chandler would be O-U-T after getting burned from B-School…

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