The Anatomy Of An Ebook (I Wrote For My Business) – A Marketer’s Journey

I don’t know about you, but I think the hardest thing to do as a marketer is to market myself and my own business. When it comes to doing it for yourself, it’s a little bit more of a challenge. It’s kind of hard to see the forest from the trees. Kind of like the…

Turbo-Charge Your Sales Engine in 2022 – The Search For The Easy Button

This is the first installment in a four-part series on how marketing can power your sales engine. In this first post, we’ll discuss how certain B2b businesses were able to thrive during tough times by avoiding quick-fix gimmicks. In the next post, we’ll cover what exactly successful companies do to thrive during times of chaos.…

How To Treat Your Content Like You Are An Artist. What’s Your Canvas?

Heart Of The Artist Over the weekend we sat down and watched a documentary about an artist. His name is J.R., and he takes photographs and makes them larger than life. He did a mural on the U.S.-Mexico border, he did a mural inside of a prison, and he did a mural in Brazil, in…

The Bento Box And How To Bite Size Your Marketing Message

The Lunchbox When I was a kid, one of the proudest days of any school year was showing up with that new lunchbox. It was a little metal box that mom would pack a sandwich and maybe put an apple in, and maybe some chips wrapped up in tinfoil. And then you’d have a thermos,…

What Do Your Customers REALLY Want? Advertising, Marketing, and Relationship Marketing

I’m going to make an assumption, you don’t want to open your email and see that you’ve been added to an email list that has nothing to do with you or your business needs. Frankly, it’s a waste of time and it can cause you to have a negative opinion about the company or brand…

The Pu-Pu Platter and Creating Content Marketing Samplers

I’ve been working on my new book, Toilet Paper Math, and last week I talked about the three Ps of thought leadership. Today I want to talk about pu-pu, or the pu-pu platter of content marketing. Hey, what would a toilet paper book be without a little potty humor? Seriously, though, a pu-pu platter is…