How Can Tools, Technology, And Techniques Impact Your Messages?

I’m in the business of helping people create, craft, and spread their messages. That’s achieved through the effective use of internet marketing. That’s what I do. But in the case of what’s happening today and what’s happened since I started my business in 2001, there’s been a lot of changes. There have been changes in…

Should You Be Using LinkedIn For Your Business And Why?

So, I have a question for you. Are you using LinkedIn for your business? If not, why not? Well, who’s on LinkedIn? I guess that’s the big question that everybody wants to know, and really, if you’re doing business with other businesses, so, you’re doing what we consider to be B2B networking, then LinkedIn is…

What Is More Important… A Personal Or Business Brand?

My question for you today is: What is more important, a personal or business brand? A lot of people are struggling with this because everybody wants to promote their business, but it’s getting harder and harder to do. That’s because social media platforms, and really the internet in general, is a lot more focused on…

Should You Join Facebook Anonymous? “I Am Addicted To Facebook!”

Facebook Anonymous So I just got back from my weekly Facebook Anonymous meeting. It’s kind of like AA for people on Facebook. You stand up and you say, “Hi, my name is Brian Basilico and I’m addicted to Facebook.” I’m just kidding. But I really think we need to start a group like that. When…

What I Have Learned Over The Last 3 Years And 300 Podcasts

I just published Episode 300 of the BACON podcast. It all started November 1, 2014, so in less than 30 days from now, it’s going to be three years old. It’s been a long and crazy trip, but it’s been fantastic. I’ve loved every single minute of it and I’m looking forward to what’s going…

5 Quick Ways To Actively Increase Your Website Traffic

Certificates Of Appreciation One of the things I get asked about a lot is how I increase traffic to my website. Then the question is, why do you want to increase traffic to your website? Well, hopefully to make more certificates of appreciation. Now, what is a certificate of appreciation? One of my friends and…

Are You Making Strides To Finish Strong In The Final Stretch?

Today is Labor Day, which is traditionally the end of summer and the beginning of fall, even though it’s not really fall. But, it’s kind of a big deal, at least from a business standpoint. So, let me ask you a question: Are you making strides to finish strong in the final stretch? So, what…

Why Did Social Media Become So Anti-Social? STOP IT!

I want to start off with a story. I’ve been a musician pretty much all my life. As a matter of fact, at 10 years old, I started taking guitar lessons from a colonel at West Point Military Academy. We lived very close. My dad worked at the hotel there, which was on the base.…

7 Motivation & Inspiration Books That Will Make You More Money

Today, I would like to introduce you (or reintroduce you) to books that have influenced my business and me, and how they have been an active part of growing my business. These are seven motivational and inspirational books that will make you more money. How do I know? I’ve read them and they’ve helped me,…