About Nick Thacker

Nick Thacker is an author of fiction (thrillers, action/adventure, etc.) novels and nonfiction books. He lives in a cabin on a mountain in Colorado with his wife, three dogs, and a tortoise, and enjoys skiing, brewing beer, golfing, and writing. Read more about Nick (and learn about the writing and self-publishing world) at his blog, www.writehacked.com, and his business site, www.turtleshellpress.com!

Should I Start A Business: The Completely Backwards Strategy that I Used to Grow LiveHacked.com by Over 200%

I’m about to share something top secret with you. Not “top secret” because it’s classified, dangerous, or even mysterious. This strategy is “top secret” because it isn’t something most business owners think about. Given a certain amount of time with their business, watching it grow and shrink, succeed and fail in small ways, almost every long-term business owner actually does engage this strategy. Sometimes it’s too late though… But not for you. I’ll go ahead …

What David Ogilvy Can Teach You About Marketing

David Ogilvy, the “Father of Advertising” as some have described him, was a well-known and very successful advertiser in the middle part of the 20th century. Actually, Time magazine called Ogilvy “the most sought-after wizard in today’s advertising industry.” Quite the curriculum vitae, I’d say. Ogilvy started an ad agency named Ogilvy & Mathers, and while he died in 1999, he’s left a legacy of great advertising and marketing advice-much of which is still useful …

The ‘Slow Drip’ Method for Building a Massive Audience and Getting More Followers

Facebook grew from around 1 million users to over 845 million in 7 years. Amazon.com grew in five years to 10 times the annual sales of Walmart, Target, and Buy.com combined (not to mention that Walmart and Target – together, have had about 150 years of growth to get there). When it comes to growth and results, we tend to be drawn toward those that are eye-opening, astonishing, and “off the charts.” We don’t care …