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How to Attract the Right Customers (Part 3: Keywords and Hooks)

In this blog series we are reviewing how to attract the right customers with the marketing you do for your business.  So far, we have addressed using values to reach your customers in part 1 and using tone to attract your ideal audience in part 2.  Today, we will look at how keywords can initially [...]

How to Attract the Right Customers (Part 3: Keywords and Hooks)2017-05-23T13:32:20+00:00

How to Attract the Right Customers (Part 1: Values)

If you have a business, you need customers.  It may seem like any customer is a good customer at first.  The truth is that you have at least one type of ideal customer.  Knowing your target market is important for the long-term success of any business, so you can reach out specifically to those leads.  [...]

How to Attract the Right Customers (Part 1: Values)2017-05-23T13:32:20+00:00

The Evolution of Marketing Your Business

Today I wanted to address the flip side to the idea of knowing your brand, your market, your offering. This is the idea of the evolution of marketing your business. When you are marketing your business productively, it should naturally evolve. Chances are that at some point you have come up with a new idea [...]

The Evolution of Marketing Your Business2017-05-23T13:32:20+00:00

Marketing with Purpose

When marketing a business, you will get the best results if you are marketing with purpose.  That purpose should be designed to reach and attract your target market.  If we approach marketing with this intention, we have the best chances to convert our audience. This sounds obvious, doesn’t it?  You may have heard this idea [...]

Marketing with Purpose2017-05-23T13:32:21+00:00

7 Totally Free Marketing Strategies You Can Use Right Now for Your Small Business

Small business owners are required to wear many hats. One of the toughest to wear is the marketing hat. What a challenge it can be to find effective ways to reach the right audience without breaking the bank. Below is a quick list of free marketing strategies you can use right now to market your [...]

7 Totally Free Marketing Strategies You Can Use Right Now for Your Small Business2017-05-23T13:32:21+00:00

How Much Time Should You Spend Marketing Your Business? (Marketing Time Management, part 2)

In this second blog installment of time management in marketing, we will talk about how much time you should spend marketing your small business.  Last week we talked about an important first step of knowing your marketing funnel.  If you have not done that exercise yet, you can find Part 1 here. Hopefully doing that [...]

How Much Time Should You Spend Marketing Your Business? (Marketing Time Management, part 2)2017-05-23T13:32:21+00:00

Your Marketing Funnel (Marketing Time Management, part 1)

One of the biggest complaints I hear from small business clients about marketing is that they feel like they spend an awful lot of time doing it.  When you wear a lot of hats for your business, this can be a huge drain.  So, let’s talk about how to manage your time.  Step 1: map [...]

Your Marketing Funnel (Marketing Time Management, part 1)2017-05-23T13:32:21+00:00

Why Small Business Owners Deserve Affordable Marketing Advice

Small business owners are brave people. They specialize in a product or service, and then they commit to offer it to the world. Suddenly this thing they do so well is a business, and they must embark on all the learning curves that come along with business ownership. For many, marketing is one of those [...]

Why Small Business Owners Deserve Affordable Marketing Advice2017-05-23T13:32:22+00:00

Memory and Brand Building – The Science of Leaving an Impression on Your Audience

When brand building for a small business, we are ultimately relying on the memory of the audience.  The money and time spent in marketing has little value if the message does not register.  So, how do we approach brand building in a way that utilizes the way that the brain structures memories? Simply put, there [...]

Memory and Brand Building – The Science of Leaving an Impression on Your Audience2017-11-07T17:24:31+00:00

Leveraging Trends in Your Small Business Marketing

As a person, you may or may not be interested in existing trends that sweep your nation or the globe.  But as a business owner, these are things that you should analyze to see how they could potentially fit into your small business marketing plan.  Although we could never have a strategic plan that predicts [...]

Leveraging Trends in Your Small Business Marketing2017-05-23T13:32:22+00:00