Chris Kolmatycki

Entrepreneur, Marketing Expert, and Shower Singing Enthusiast

This is true in over 95% of cases. I find it especially interesting (mostly because I almost fell deep into this hole myself starting Denote Communications) that new businesses are often fixated on what are actual trivial things such as logos, business cards, names, etc. instead of what actually matters, sales.  If you are running your business, you should not be focused on your logo, business cards, or web site.    Read More ...

Advertising Entrepreneurship My Industry

Apologies to all my wonderful fans out there who have been waiting with baited breath for my latest posting.  Today won’t be one of those ranty and arguably incredibly negative posts I normall post.  I know I’m a bit of a vain person, but I thought some people might be interested in an update on a few things that everyone’s favourite small firm, Denote, has been up to.  I’d love   Read More ...

Advertising Denote My Industry Working For Yourself

So you’ve just started your business.  You’ve got your savings, loan, government handouts, etc., and a dream to make money.  I’m surprised at the amount of people who immediately think their top priority is a social media plan.  I realize this is industry specific, but unless your industry is providing social media services (a suspect business in itself, and I’ll explain why in a future post), I don’t see how   Read More ...

My Interests Rants Social Media

I had absolutely no intention of ever turning my blog into a tips and tricks page by any means.  There are far too many blogs that do that and I was hoping to offer a bit more of a macro look at what is going on than deal with minor items.  In a way, I’m doing a similar cop-out on this one but, what can I say, things have gotten   Read More ...

My Industry Social Media

University and Beyond There’s not much to mention about my video gaming life in University. Now in Halifax, I couldn’t very well bring up all my systems (especially in my little dorm room). I had a PS2 that fulfilled my needs throughout my Bachelor of Commerce and it did the trick. A lot of my first year could easily be divided into the 3 games played after dinner. The Star   Read More ...

My Life's Story in Video Games