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POSTED ON Wednesday, February 14th, 2018
Are you more analytical or creative?  Right brain or left brain dominant? Great at brainstorming ideas or do you implement like a boss? We all have things we enjoy doing more than others, and things we are naturally more talented at than others. When it comes to marketing, which is more desirable? There is no right answer - it's a trick question. You need both. Sometimes people get the notion that marketing is where all the creative people Read More...
POSTED ON Tuesday, August 15th, 2017
I know, you thought I was gonna say ice cream. Connection is even more important than ice cream, which some of you may argue. As humans, we are wired to thrive when we interact with our world. The most obvious goal of marketing is to create Read More...
POSTED ON Tuesday, July 11th, 2017
the platforms will gain traction. When resources are limited, it is better to choose the one or two or three platforms you can master and focus on doing them well. Determine the best social media for your business based on where your target market Read More...
POSTED ON Wednesday, June 28th, 2017
Ever heard this saying: “The money’s in your list’? On a conceptual level, it may make sense, after all more people = more sales, right? What does it really mean on a practical level, though, and why is it such a big deal? Consider the Read More...
POSTED ON Tuesday, March 28th, 2017
“Your list is everything.” Truth. “Nothing is more important than your story.” True also. Wait, which one is really the most important? Without a story, you have nothing to say. Without a list, however, you have nobody to say it to. Can we Read More...
POSTED ON Saturday, December 24th, 2016
TWELVE things smart marketers do regularly: Competitive Intelligence (stay in tune with what your competitors are doing) Continually grow your list Follow through Keep learning Maintain a sense of humor Ask for what you want Test and tweak marketing Read More...
POSTED ON Friday, December 23rd, 2016
ELEVEN ways video can boost your business. Videos can: serve as a personal introduction share customer testimonials position you as an expert help people find you (Google loves video) encourage sharing on social media strengthen your connection with 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 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...
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