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POSTED ON Wednesday, December 21st, 2016
On the ninth day of marketing, the troubadour gave to me NINE things that can ruin your writing. Avoid these common mistakes for writing that really shines! Spelling mistakes Wrong style for your audience Being too wordy Grammar mistakes Punctuation mistakes Failing to proof No clear purpose Using jargon and/or acronyms No conclusion/call to action Read More...
POSTED ON Tuesday, December 20th, 2016
On the eighth day of marketing, the troubadour gave to me EIGHT ways to write better emails. Use descriptive subject lines (to identify content and to help find again) CC the appropriate people (don’t create large groups of unnecessary recipients) Read More...
POSTED ON Monday, December 19th, 2016
On the seventh day of marketing, the troubadour gave to me SEVEN ways to maximize your networking. Be open and curious: expect to meet interesting people! Refine your 30-second commercial (aka elevator speech) Ask questions and be a great listener Read More...
POSTED ON Sunday, December 18th, 2016
On the sixth day of marketing, the troubadour gave to me SIX habits that make you a better marketer: Hustling. Of course you need planning time and break time, but at the end of the day, you have to work hard. Really hard. Hustling is not just an Read More...
POSTED ON Saturday, December 17th, 2016
FIVE golden nuggets you can learn from survey results. 1) what people really think of your customer service, 2) why customers buy from you, 3) what clients wish you did better, 4) what are the most important purchasing criteria, and 5) if they would Read More...
POSTED ON Friday, December 16th, 2016
On the fourth day of marketing, the Troubadour gave to me FOUR Rs of storytelling. If your story is RELEVANT and RESONATES with them, they will RELATE to you and REMEMBER you. We are hard wired for story, it helps us connect to each other and gives Read More...
POSTED ON Thursday, December 15th, 2016
On the third day of marketing, the troubadour gave to me The THREE Ms of marketing you must master: Message, Market, Methods. What are you saying, who are you saying it to, and what is the best way to say it: these are your basics. The 3 Ms are Read More...
POSTED ON Wednesday, December 14th, 2016
On the second day of marketing, the troubadour gave to me TWO tips for staying ahead of the competition: be consistent and nail your follow through. Although these things sound like basic skills everyone has, everyone does not do a good job with Read More...
POSTED ON Tuesday, December 13th, 2016
ONE crucial bit of advice- “Not everyone is your client.” Do you want to have a generic, vanilla message to a broad group of people who may or may not care; or a clear, concise, and relevant message to a much narrower population who you know Read More...
POSTED ON Wednesday, October 19th, 2016
What is something you own that your competitors will never have? YOUR STORY. When you effectively use storytelling to communicate your brand, you are guaranteed to have a message nobody else can have. How? Your story belongs to you and only you. Read More...
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