Ryan Stephens Marketing

Negotiating Right Hook Content via Gut Churn

I don’t watch many online videos. As I work to optimize my life for efficiency, I’ve tried to decrease my information diet and relentlessly prune things that aren’t actionable and don’t add long-term value. This is especially true for videos because of the time it typically requires to watch one. Unless it is essential for […]

Why Social Media “Scenes” Should Cease to Exist

Are you a member of your city’s “social media scene?” Do you regularly attend social media breakfasts? The reason you shouldn’t be a part of these “scenes” has nothing to do with the value you’re receiving by being involved and everything to do with the fact that social is ubiquitous now. It should be an […]

Stop Running to the Front of the Pack

“One option is to struggle to be heard whenever you’re in the room… Another is to be the sort of person who is missed when you’re not. The first involves making noise. The second involves making a difference.” — Seth Godin Growing up playing multiple sports I was always the kid that had to be […]