In the era of customer experience is king, building successful business relationships is key. Some people are naturally gifted in this art and some are not. We are all different, which is what makes the world an interesting place. There’s no reason to feel badly about yourself if you don’t already have relationship building skills … More 3 Steps to Building Outrageously Successful Business Relationships
12 Critical Elements Every Homepage Must Have Check out this excellent infographic from the inbound marketing experts at HubSpot highlighting the essentials for an effective website home page. Calls to action are one of the most powerful and yet unused tools businesses fail to use.
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
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
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
Voila! Ici la! The research is in and the we have the formula for the perfect blog post! When I first saw this I was both relieved and intensely curious. Blogging is time-consuming and if you’re like me, you are constantly searching for the ideal blend of headlines, content, images, timing and word count. Thanks … More Anatomy of Blog Post Perfection
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Perhaps “drone” isn’t the best word for this near-instant delivery technology. I’ve been waiting for my own flying car since I watched “The Jetsons” as a youth. Looks like that may be on the horizon. A U.S. aerospace firm is designing a vehicle that drives like a car, takes off like a helicopter and flies … More UPS Also Said To Be Testing Drone Delivery, Constant Robot Background Hum Increasingly Inevitable
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
Facebook Drives the Most Traffic to Publishers [CHART]. Does anyone know how these social media sites rank for driving traffic to self published ebooks? Please share any insights you have in comments below.