How-To Simplify Your Marketing – What Would Mr. Rogers Do? WWMRD

It’s a Beautiful Day… This past weekend, my wife and I watched a documentary. The title of the documentary was called “Won’t You Be My Neighbor?” Now some of you are saying, “Oh, that’s Mister Rogers!” and other people are going, “Huh?” Well Mister Rogers, Fred Rogers, had a TV show from the early ’60s…

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…

What Is The Perfect Marketing Strategy For Your Business? Part 5 – Telling Your Story

Buddy Guy – The Dog Let me tell you a quick story. About six years ago or so, we adopted a dog. We posted a picture of up on Facebook so people could name him, and they named him Buddy Guy. He’s around 100 pounds, a Black Lab, and I’m a Blues player, so it…

What Is The Perfect Marketing Strategy For Your Business? – Part 3 – Targeting New Customers

Past vs New Customers We’re in this series called What Is The Perfect Marketing Strategy For Your Business? For this third part, and we’re going to be talking about targeting new customers. Hopefully, you listened to the last one where we talked about examining your past customers. So what we want to look at is:…

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,…

What Does Beer and Social Media Have In Common?

Let me ask you a question. What does beer and social media have in common? The answer to that question is you rent them both, and when combined can be very dangerous. What I mean by renting beer is you don’t necessarily own it. I’ll let you figure that one out, but as far as social…

Why Nobody Cares What You Say On Social Media Any More?

I want to talk about social media. More precisely, your social media. The question I have to ask is, why does anybody care what you have to say on social media anymore? And the real question is, do they? Well, yeah, they do. Well, some people do and some people don’t. The ones who identify…

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…