3 big changes to LinkedIn that can help you get more customers

John Nemo, wrote a very useful post about recent announcements made by LinkedIn that will affect businesses. 3 biggest LinkedIn changes impacting your sales specifically calls out the top 3 LinkedIn changes that will affect sales and business development efforts. Author of the Amazon #1 Bestseller “LinkedIn Riches: How to Leverage the World’s Largest Professional Network to Enhance Your … More 3 big changes to LinkedIn that can help you get more customers

Promote Your Business with Instagram – Tips and Tricks

Have you ever figuratively or literally kicked yourself for not taking advantage of an opportunity to get in early on something good? Like buying Google stock in 2004 at $85 a share. In case you are dwelling under a rock somewhere, the current price is $523 a share as of this blog post. That early … More Promote Your Business with Instagram – Tips and Tricks

How to Spread the Word by Doing the Right Thing – Andy Sernovitz

Worth of Mouth Marketing Enlightened self-interest is beautiful.  Anytime doing something good for others also helps the good guys win, I get a fabulous happy feeling. Word of Mouth Marketing Guru, Andy Sernovitz, posted a great piece called “How to spread word of mouth by doing the right thing” on his blog, Damn, I Wish. He says, “Here’s … More How to Spread the Word by Doing the Right Thing – Andy Sernovitz

Marketing 3 Step – Seth Godin’s Ladder

Quick, quick, slow, slow. You don’t have to be a “Dancing with the Stars” Pro dancer to enjoy Two-Stepping. That’s why the Texas Two-Step is famous for being easy and fun. Seth Godin’s Three Step Marketing Ladder is almost as easy to follow – and almost as fun. Awareness, Education, Action. Yep, it’s that simple. You have to … More Marketing 3 Step – Seth Godin’s Ladder

If Your Blog Post Won’t Promote Itself…Do These Things

Writer’s block is just half the problem for many content writers. What to do after you’ve found the intriguing topic and put the words together in the most compelling blog post may have been challenging enough. But social media can’t promote marketing content without some help, so you still have some work to do if you … More If Your Blog Post Won’t Promote Itself…Do These Things

SEO Is Most Effective – But Really Hard to Do

In his post, “SEO Is Most Effective, But Very Hard to Do”, Jeff Ogden adds some great points to the Marketing Sherpa study on marketing effectiveness. I couldn’t agree more with him about the  importance of creating buyer personas first. It’s the marketing discipline of the ages: Ready, Aim, Fire. The success of SEO optimized content … More SEO Is Most Effective – But Really Hard to Do

Never DO These Tasks

 Urgent and Not Important Tasks. Don’t waste your time on them. Not important and urgent tasks should never be done. Resisting the temptation to check off another item on your To Do list can be difficult. It’s satisfying to complete tasks, but ultimately short-sighted to finish something that’s urgent, but not important. Your time is a precious resource and … More Never DO These Tasks