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Freshly brewed is a mix of the webs best branding ideas, strategy and execution with a dash of purpose and the absurd. To begin each week I share several articles and resources to give you the inspiration and practical tools to make your entrepreneurial dreams a reality. Cheers and have a great week.

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5 Painfully Obvious but Extremely Effective Facebook Tactics Nobody Told You About

The internet is full of Facebook tactics. Unfortunately it’s hard to find trustworthy advise, after all isn’t that what the web is about?  Consequently some of the most effective ones are often overlooked. Well, you can read about them here.

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6 Creative Cover Letters for Job App Inspiration

Hopefully you aren’t looking for employment at this time of the year. As I pointed out above “creativity” is a powerful business toll, well it turns out it can be a powerful way to clinch that long sort after job. See 6 very creative job applications…

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Turn your LEAST happy customer into a marketing sensation that money can’t buy.

So this lady gets evicted from a movie theatre in Austin Texas. Yup she’s very upset and so complains about being evicted. Some GENIUS at the theatre decides to upload her voice mail complaint. And now this is doing the rounds on YouTube.

Last count it had over 3 MILLION views. Pure marketing gold.

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A sure way to get more customer reviews.

Social proof and positive customer reviews powerful online marketing tactics. So how do you convince your happy customers to spread positive reviews about your business – in the right places!

This tool provides a very neat way to ask and remind your best customers to review your business on the sites that matter to you.

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Congratulations, you’ve got to the bottom of the cup….

Chinese billionaire..

Chinese billionaire Chen Guangbiao has the best business card in the world. And thanks to Slate, you can now generate one of your own.