5 Common Mistakes People Make With Their Websites?

So, this year (2018) is winding down and the New Year (2019) is screaming at us, saying, “Get ready, get ready!” Hopefully, you have some time to kinda chillax over the holidays. Well, in this post, I want to try to get you to think about some of the things you can do to get…

The Big Lie That Limits Your Business Growth?

I want to talk about the big lie that limits your business growth. People are always looking for the magic bullet, the easy button, something simple that they could do that’s going to change the course of their business. The lie people tell themselves is, “If I could just….“. People ask themselves this question all…

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…

What Is a Marketing Strategy and Should You Want One?

Today I want to talk about marketing strategy and why you should want one. I was talking with a client. I do a lot of one-on-one coaching and somebody contacted me and wanted to learn how to market themselves better. So during the discussion, she said, “Hey, I’ve got about 100 followers on Instagram, and…

Creating 400 Podcasts with Purpose, Perspective, and Persistence

This post is to celebrate the 400th episode of the BACON Podcast. That’s right, 400 episodes. The Bacon Podcast was started back on November 2nd, 2014 right after the release of my first book, “It’s Not About You, It’s About BACON! Relationship Marketing in a Social Media World!” But this Podcast was not always called…

I’ll Have What She’s Having… The Secret of Success

“I’ll have what she’s having.” Have you ever seen the movie, “When Harry Met Sally”? There’s a scene in the movie, and if you’ve seen it, you may or may not agree that it’s one of the most iconic scenes in film ever. Harry and Sally are sitting in a diner. They’re talking about relationships…

How To Effectively Deal With Difficult Clients?

So, let’s face it. Sometimes running a business is not all gumdrops and lollipops. It can be frustrating, right? So the question for you today is, have you ever had a client or a project that just did not go the way that you thought it would? Sure you have. Business filled with learning lessons.…

How to Increase Profits with Sales and Marketing Alignment

People constantly ask about how to grow their businesses. I often tell them, “You can increase profits by aligning your sales and marketing.” I happen to run a one-man operation. Maybe you run one with a complete sales team and a complete marketing team. Either way, it doesn’t matter. For some of you, this will…