Brandon Eley is the Interactive Director for Kelsey Advertising & Design and the co-author of Online Marketing Inside Out.

Brandon's articles

  1. Working Successfully with Contractors

    Over the years, we’ve often had more work than our small agency could manage. The inevitable solution was to hire contractors, but do you know what to look out for when screening candidates?

  2. Sharpen Your Professional Toolkit

    Professional knives are tools that chefs need to do their job. They have to take care of them, regular maintenance is a must. As web developers and business owners, we have tools in our toolbox as well. They may not be knives, but our tools of the trade need upkeep and maintenance just like a set of professional knives.

  3. Copycat Startups: When is it OK to Steal Ideas?

    Where is the line between inspiration and stealing an idea? How unique does an idea have to be to be original? And what does it mean when a copycat is more successful than the original? Brandon Eley poses the questions.

  4. Don’t Give Clients What They Want

    We give clients what they want, right? You do everything you can to deliver the web project or product they asked for. But what happens when what they want is not what they need?

  5. When to Say No to Work

    Have you ever said “No” to new business? It can be tough to do, but sometimes knowing when to say “No” to work can save or even make you money. In what circumstances would you turn down a new project?