Why Your Ecommerce Site Needs a Kick-Ass Blog (And How to Create One)

You know that blogging is important when it comes to driving organic traffic to your ecommerce site, yet many in the industry fail to maximize the potential of content and what it can do for your brand. While many ecommerce blogs only provide another outlet for highlighting product specs and features, the best ecommerce blogs…

Things I Keep

Things I Keep - Ally Denton

This post is part of ThinkKit by Smallbox. Prompt: Time to go through your (actual) desktop, junk drawer, or coat pockets and share an artifact from your past. A half-torn ticket stub, once-washed receipt, coffee-stained map, anything in a frame: it’s all fair game. What springs to mind from your artifact? The smells, sights, and sounds? A specific…

Soundtrack of 2014

Soundtrack to 2014 - Ally Denton

This post is part of ThinkKit by Smallbox. Prompt: Strike up the band – what was the soundtrack to your year? Was it the music you listened to the most? A certain song that kept reappearing, or worse…that you couldn’t get away from? Or maybe it wasn’t music at all – maybe a podcast, voice, performance, or significant sound played over-and-over….

Some Stuff I’ve Learned

1. Social media is a blessing and a curse. Try not to become too attached or you’ll end up torturing yourself. 2. Good friends aren’t all that hard to find, but they are hard to keep. Stay in touch with the people you care about. 3. Sometimes, you don’t have it all together and that’s okay. You’re allowed…