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What’s Holding You Back?

By |December 15th, 2017|Hire an Agency, marketing strategy, online marketing strategy, Planning|

The holiday season is in full swing and the year-end hoopla is straight ahead. Busy entrepreneurs are celebrating a year of success or painfully sweating the last few sales days of the year. For some, it’s make it or break it time! Anticipation for the New Year is right around the corner. On January 1st, [...]

Is Your 2017 Marketing Plan Ready to Go?

By |December 14th, 2016|marketing strategy, online marketing strategy, Planning|

We recently surveyed a small group of small business owners asking them just two questions: What is your top business concern today? When it comes to marketing your business, what do you struggle with most? To be sure, this survey wasn’t scientific. Both questions were multiple choice. It was offered to you, our readers and [...]

Is Your Online Presence Ready for Small Business Saturday?

By |November 28th, 2016|online marketing strategy, Planning, Search Engine Marketing|

We support and promote other Small Businesses and want to take this opportunity to salute you, the entrepreneur, on this Small Business Saturday.

Creating an Online Marketing Strategy for Your Business

By |September 29th, 2016|Internet Marketing, Lead Generation, marketing strategy, online marketing strategy, Planning|

Are You Just Showing Up? There is a saying, widely attributed to Woody Allen, that ‘80% of life is just showing up.’ I have no particular argument with that sentiment, but I also believe that what you do after you arrive is as important if not more so. Let me give you an example. I [...]

Firm Up Your Marketing Assets for an Exciting New Year

By |December 23rd, 2015|Internet Marketing, marketing strategy, online marketing strategy, Planning|

How to Flex Your Marketing Muscle When is the last time you took inventory of your company’s marketing assets? Much like your real estate and stock portfolio, your company’s marketing assets have an exchange value. Unless you’re planning to sell your business, it’s easy to overlook the value of marketing assets, but that doesn’t mean [...]

Can Your Marketing Plan Survive Life’s Little Curve Balls?

By |June 2nd, 2015|marketing strategy, Planning|

Having a solid marketing plan with an execution strategy combined with marketing automation software allows you to take time off when needed..

Don’t Waste Your Time

By |December 3rd, 2014|Entrepreneurship, online marketing, Planning|

The recent recession and slow recovery caused many of us to go into ?do-it-yourself? mode. We believe that the DIY-route saves money, but it's rarely the truth.

5 Online Marketing Terms You Absolutely Must Know

By |November 4th, 2014|Internet Marketing, online marketing strategy, Planning, Search Engine Marketing|

Internet marketing terms are confusing. Here are the 5 you really need to know.

Are Your Marketing Skills Old School or New School?

By |March 11th, 2014|Advertising, Internet Marketing, marketing strategy, Planning, Strategy|

The birth of the internet caused a seismic shift in our culture. Are your marketing skills as current as they should be?

Why Is It?

By |August 27th, 2013|Entrepreneurship, Planning, Strategy|

This is an "oldie but goodie", first penned in a newspaper in 1923. I've updated it from a woman's point of view. It seems like that in good times and in bad, there are those who don't understand why advertising isn't an expense, it's an investment. (Yes, I understand accounting and I know that advertising [...]