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Merging all things business with the latest in technology. This is The Purple Tie Show. The Purple Tie is a marketing and web development company located in Decatur, Alabama. We specialize in small to medium size businesses in need of a website and/or online marketing. This podcast is a weekly show that features Robert Martin and Blake Singleton discussing marketing, technology, and all manner of side tangents.

Dec 29, 2016

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year from The Purple Tie! It’s been a heck of a year. We’ve all had our ups and downs, but a new year is just around the corner, and no one knows what’s in store for us!

Congratulations to Jacob, the highly unpaid intern, for graduating college and purchasing his new car! He bought...

Dec 22, 2016

I don’t remember why we were talking about Floppy Disks, but here’s the Wikipedia link:

We were right, by the way. There’s an 8 inch floppy, too. It held a whopping 1.2 Mb in the last iteration.

Also, here’s the tablet we were talking about.

Dec 15, 2016

In Christmas of 2015, Robert’s house/the studio almost flooded. When I say it almost flooded, I mean that there was water literally 36 inches from the front door and only slightly further away from the back door. It was a terrifying time. And it lasted for 48 hours or so. This year, about a week ago, it...

Dec 1, 2016

MSRP: The list price, also known as the manufacturer's suggested retail price (MSRP), or the recommended retail price (RRP), of a product is the price at which the manufacturer recommends that the retailer sell the product. The intention was to help to standardize prices among locations. While some stores always...

Nov 17, 2016

SEO will be changed by how voice search and other such unknown search activities process the information. If only the relevant information is presented then other websites that aren’t in the #1 slot won’t even be presented as an option, thus eliminating any ad revenue that would have been generated.

We baked a LOT...