Why 2017 is the Year of Influencer Marketing

January 2, 2017

  Influencer marketing is a big deal that’s about to get bigger. Influencer marketing focuses on utilizing authority figures in a given industry industry to increase a brand, product or service’s visibility and esteem. This can include anything from straight forward endorsements to an industry leader tweeting out a piece of content marketing. This type […]

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How Your Businesses Is Probably Wasting Loads of Marketing Money

August 4, 2016

Small businesses don’t often have unlimited budgets, and this means it’s essential that any expense is a smart one. This is especially important when it comes to marketing. Certain marketing mistakes can waste money along with ensuring no one sees your local business’s message. Fortunately, these money pits are easily avoidable. Using Non-Measurable Marketing Any […]

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Seven Easy Tips on SEO for Content Marketing

April 24, 2016

Many people have bought into the notion that search engine optimization (SEO) and content marketing are two separate things. Nope! Maybe that was true a few years ago, but no more. The two are so intertwined today that they really can’t be separated. A smart marketer now thinks about how he or she use these tools […]

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Three Quick Tips for Your Businesses to Gain Customer Trust

March 26, 2016

Trust. It’s is the Holy Grail of marketing, especially for small business. Developing a reputation as a company that your customers can trust implicitly must be your goal with every contact, interaction and or transaction with custo mers and/or potential customers. Here are three quick tips for building the kind of trust that will build your […]

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How a ‘Dead’ Marketing Technique Can Bring Your Business to Life

February 22, 2016

As social media tools and techniques have exploded in variety and popularity, some have predicted – or even declared – the death of email marketing. Not so fast. Not only is email not dead as a marketing medium it is more prevalent than ever. In fact, according to the Direct Marketing Association, the ROI for […]

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How You Can Build a Powerful Personal Brand

May 14, 2015

Do you have a strong personal brand? If not, you should. To break through the cacophony of today’s hectic marketplace, you need to attract customers more than chase them, and a thoughtfully developed personal brand will help you do just that. Here are 4 tips you can utilize to help you create powerful personal brand: […]

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Reputation Management 101: How to Make Sure Bad Online Reviews Don’t Hurt Your Business

April 16, 2015

I probably don’t have to tell you that your corporate reputation, like your personal reputation, is your most important asset. A good reputation with your customers and prospects can mean the difference between a big bankroll and bankruptcy. In a pre-internet world, a bad review or experience could take a long time before it had […]

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My Biggest Business Lesson of 2014 (And Maybe Ever)

December 28, 2014

I learn something every year in my business. Actually, I learn something just about every day in my business, but I try hard to take at least one major lesson from every year and apply it earnestly perpetually from then forward. This year, there is no question about the lesson I learned, even though I […]

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