Author: Brian Leung

  • Studio Gear

    Studio Gear

    The Studio Gear List I recently posted on my twitter account a video that I created as an intro to my profile. Then the floodgates opened. I got so many people asking me about the gear I used and the video settings, etc. Lucky for you, I’m a huge nerd and love geeking out about […]

  • What I learned in 2021

    What I learned in 2021

    Here are the Things I Learned in 2021 About Google Ads Algorithmic bidding, part 1 – the Before Times Everyone who’s been doing Google Ads can tell you (even one of the reps I worked with told me this) that Google Ads’ algorithmic (smart) bidding was garbage when it first came out. It was orders […]

  • Road to 10k MRR

    Road to 10k MRR

    The 2022 Plan Where it all Began If you fail to plan, you are planning to fail Benjamin Franklin An important fellow It all begins with a plan. To be honest, I have no idea what I’m doing. One of my recent “viral” tweets is exactly this point. Confession of a bootstrap founder: It’s been […]

  • Swift Vision

    Swift Vision

    Home How SwiftAds Work Pricing Resources Blog Small Business Directory Startup Support Get Started Swift Vision What SwiftAds is and will be How We Got Here 2015 was the first year I started consulting while working a full-time job. Those days were so exhilarating. Working 6-8 am on European clients, go to my 9-5 job, […]

  • How to validate your startup idea for less than $100

    How to validate your startup idea for less than $100

    Home How SwiftAds Work Pricing Resources Blog Small Business Directory Startup Support Get Started How to validate your startup idea for less than $100 I’m scared of someone stealing my idea I’ve seen so many startup founders shy away from sharing their startup idea and guard it as if they’re Gollum from Lord of the […]

  • You Need Passion to Build a Great Business — Here’s Why

    You Need Passion to Build a Great Business — Here’s Why

    You Need Passion to Build a Great Business — Here’s Why People start small businesses every day. However, according to data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and other credible sources, about 20% of small businesses fail within one year.  So how do you start a small business and keep it going until it […]

  • The Tools I use

    The Tools I use

    Tools Maketh Man You’re going to have a bad time managing Google Ads at scale if you do everything manually. That’s why we created SwiftAds. Throughout my over decade experience directly managing campaigns with ad spend ranging from $500/month to over $1MM/month, I’ve seen so many people struggle with improving their efficiency. If you can’t […]

  • Why Professional Photography Matters for Small Businesses

    Why Professional Photography Matters for Small Businesses

    Why Professional Photography Matters for Small Business Photo courtesy of EC3 Moments Running a successful company takes a lot of hard work and dedication, especially when you are starting a small business. Depending on the industry you are entering, you may hire a few employees to help get your business started with a proper foundation. […]

  • How Mould Makers Can Increase their Sales

    How Mould Makers Can Increase their Sales

    How Mould Makers Can Increase their Sales Manufacturing companies, especially mould makers, rely heavily on Business-to-Business (B2B) to sell their products or services. Traditionally, B2B is extremely competitive compared to Business-to-Customer (B2C) since there is a smaller sales pool. If you run a mould making corporation, you have to find ways to stick out from […]

  • How Personal Branding Helps Drive Small Business Success

    How Personal Branding Helps Drive Small Business Success

    How Personal Branding Helps Drive Small Business Success “Sell yourself!” they said. “It’ll be fun!” they said. Self promotion has always been difficult for me. Growing up, you’d almost be shamed if you are promoting or saying anything remotely positive about yourself or your family. In Chinese culture, this is “fake humility” (openly downplaying yourself […]