Out Of The Box Innovations https://ootbinnovations.com Helping Oil & Gas and Solar Companies with Online Marketing, SEO, Web Design and Copywriting. Mon, 09 Jul 2018 08:08:01 +0000 en-GB hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.0.1 https://ootbinnovations.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/12/cropped-OOTBoilpro-1-32x32.png Out Of The Box Innovations https://ootbinnovations.com 32 32 Creating Career Security https://ootbinnovations.com/creating-career-security/ https://ootbinnovations.com/creating-career-security/#respond Fri, 08 Sep 2017 07:54:36 +0000 https://ootbinnovations.com/?p=7483 Same person, different hats You’ve probably noticed a new employment dynamic in the upstream oil and gas industry… The line between employees, consultants, self-employed business contractors and business owners has become blurred… This is likely to continue and even accelerate due to a number of macro factors: Tenure rates and contracts are getting shorter, giving […]

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Goodbye Oilpro: The Best Oil and Gas Online Community https://ootbinnovations.com/goodbye-oilpro-best-oil-gas-online-community/ https://ootbinnovations.com/goodbye-oilpro-best-oil-gas-online-community/#comments Fri, 04 Aug 2017 07:36:39 +0000 https://ootbinnovations.com/?p=7478 The news about Oilpro closing… So, the website that I visited 5 days a week, and read at least 20 pages each time was going to close… I have quite a few years experience online, but only joined the oil and gas business at the start of 2015, a few months into the worst crash […]

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A Modern Outsourcing Definition https://ootbinnovations.com/modern-outsourcing-definition/ https://ootbinnovations.com/modern-outsourcing-definition/#comments Fri, 07 Jul 2017 06:33:51 +0000 https://ootbinnovations.com/?p=1145 (To go straight to the outsourcing definition, scroll down half the page. This page will only take a few minutes to read, so we recommend reading it in its entirety!) What’s your definition of outsourcing? Is it where you get rid of an unwanted task inside your company, such as outsourcing the cleaning? Does it […]

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An OOTBI Crossroads? https://ootbinnovations.com/an-ootbi-crossroads/ https://ootbinnovations.com/an-ootbi-crossroads/#respond Thu, 06 Jul 2017 07:31:20 +0000 https://ootbinnovations.com/?p=5270 This blog post relates to the near term future… For me, and out of the box innovations. Those of you who know me understand my situation, and the current company structure. I might be on the verge of a couple of big decisions. Those of you who do know me, know that I’m straightforward in […]

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Online Marketing Agency – No Social Media? https://ootbinnovations.com/online-marketing-agency-no-social-media/ https://ootbinnovations.com/online-marketing-agency-no-social-media/#respond Sat, 01 Jul 2017 08:02:07 +0000 https://ootbinnovations.com/?p=5197 Why don’t we have our own social media pages? Hi, this is Jason, the Founder of OOTBI. You might wonder why the connected G+, Twitter and LinkedIn links at the bottom of this page, go to my personal profiles, not an Out of the Box Innovations company page? Surely every company needs social media pages […]

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Online Marketing Services for Alternative Energy Companies https://ootbinnovations.com/online-marketing-services-for-alternative-energy-companies/ https://ootbinnovations.com/online-marketing-services-for-alternative-energy-companies/#respond Tue, 28 Mar 2017 06:58:40 +0000 https://ootbinnovations.com/?p=886 We can help alternative energy companies get noticed online We’ve decided to offer online web development and marketing for alternative energy companies. This could mean that our next client is a hydro-electric or wind power company. Our market fit is more likely to match to smaller companies. Technology innovators or local solar installers are more […]

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How Often Should You Post Online? https://ootbinnovations.com/how-often-should-you-post-online/ https://ootbinnovations.com/how-often-should-you-post-online/#respond Mon, 20 Mar 2017 04:12:44 +0000 https://ootbinnovations.com/?p=644 Introduction (Find out whether this article is likely to be of value to you) Before we get into how often you should post online, let me explain the context. This article is directed towards business owners who want to better communicate their product or service offerings on the internet. With online reputation management becoming increasingly […]

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Substitute a Hobby or Bad Habit for Online Education https://ootbinnovations.com/substitute-hobby-bad-habit-online-education/ https://ootbinnovations.com/substitute-hobby-bad-habit-online-education/#respond Wed, 14 Dec 2016 10:45:36 +0000 https://ootbinnovations.com/?p=249 The education/career dilemmaThe average employee tenure continues to move steadily down. The median number of years that employed people stay in a role in the USA is down to 4.2 years in January 2016, from 4.6 years in January 2012. That might not seem like a lot, but it is a change of 9.5% in […]

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Why it makes sense to add a cookie consent button https://ootbinnovations.com/makes-sense-add-cookie-consent-button/ https://ootbinnovations.com/makes-sense-add-cookie-consent-button/#respond Mon, 15 Aug 2016 09:11:01 +0000 https://ootbinnovations.com/?p=236 Our take on the cookie consent controversy The cookie consent alerts, buttons and additions to a websites privacy policy are a recent phenomena. The requirements are related to laws that have been created in the European Union. The law says that visitors to your site need to be able to know that cookies are being […]

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Is There an ROI on Social Media for all Companies? https://ootbinnovations.com/roi-social-media-companies/ https://ootbinnovations.com/roi-social-media-companies/#respond Sat, 13 Aug 2016 07:50:26 +0000 https://ootbinnovations.com/?p=185 Tumbleweed marketing? Many companies have inactive or dormant social media accounts. Sometimes one or two social media channels are so successful, the others are sidelined. This is fine, since it is likely that they are operating in a niche where their audience or network has a clear preference for a particular medium. A professional photographer […]

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