Building an Effective Content Marketing Strategy

I want to talk about building an effective marketing strategy, especially when it comes to email. So, think about this for a second. A screwdriver is designed to do what? Turn a screw in. A hammer is designed to what? Pound in a nail. So, you can pound in a nail with a screwdriver, especially…

Why Your Story Matters? Marketing Is Easy and Strategy Is Hard!

I want to let you know that your story matters. And how you tell it can be a subtle difference between marketing and a strategy. Marketing is easy; strategy, not so much. The reason I bring up this topic is I had a conversation with a client, actually maybe a past client. It’s hard to…

How To Be More Productive By Taming Your Technology

Monday was Labor Day, and that’s when I recorded the podcast that led to this blog. I saw a bunch of people on social media saying, “Hey, what are you doing today?” It’s like, “Well, I’m kind of working, doing a podcast.” But I was also doing some other stuff, working on some future presentations…

What Is The Perfect Marketing Strategy For Your Business?

Your Perfect Marketing Strategy This is the beginning of an eight-part blog and podcast series, and I’m going to cover the overarching topic of “What is the Perfect Marketing Strategy For Your Business?” The reason it’s eight parts is that I’m going to give you a broad brush overview today and then dig into greater…

How To Use Email Marketing? The Money Is In The List!

It’s Now The Law… I thought I would revisit email marketing as a business tool to help you grow your business because I believe it’s one of the cornerstones that you need to run any successful business. I don’t care whether it’s local, national, or international. The reason is, when you have an email list,…

Is Email Marketing Dead? 5 Things To Know About Email Marketing!

So I hear this all the time: Email marketing is dead. Email is dead. Well, I’m here to tell you that that’s far from the truth. Why is that? Well, first and foremost let’s look at corporate America. We all know our millennials — our kids or ourselves — we want to text. That’s what we…

Giving Thanks & These Are A Few Of My Favorite Things

Happy Thanksgiving This week is Thanksgiving and I know that Thanksgiving is celebrated differently in different places.  Isn’t that right, Canadian friends? But it’s primarily a United States holiday. For this time, we’re supposed to give thanks for all the things in our lives and the things that we’re thankful for. I’m thankful for a…