Episode 696 – Best Of – How To Join The Conversation In Your Customer’s Mind with David Garfinkel

David Garfinkel is author of “Breakthrough Copywriting” and known among insiders as “The World’s Greatest Copywriting Coach.” He’s worked with direct-marketing-oriented business owners in dozens of industries, and is currently a copywriting consultant to the largest direct-response-driven business in America, Agora Financial. He’s also host of the Copywriters Podcast, and a big fan of bacon…

Episode 693 – Leveraging LinkedIn To Grow Your B2b Business Through Social Networking

Many people think of LinkedIn as just another social media platform. I prefer to treat it as a Relationship Marketing tool that has one goal – let my perfect customers understand why I am here and how I can help them solve their problems. I teach a LinkedIn Course called TRIBE. It is based on…

Episode 691 – What Is Relationship Marketing? Amplify Your Marketing Messages

I was talking with a neighbor while walking my dog Layla. I was trying to explain what relationship marketing is and how social media plays into the mix. He felt that social media was censoring some materials? I tried to explain to him that social networks may censor some content but most of the time…

Episode 684 – How Understanding Analytics Can Help You Manage Change Better with Jill Holtz

Jill Holtz is co-founder of Mykidstime.com, an information website for parents, that has grown from a local West of Ireland listings directory to a global website, and a trusted online brand for parents. They have grown a large and engaged community through a targeted content and engagement strategy across their channels, website, email, and social…

Episode 682 – Envisioning Better Social Media Interaction Using Planable with Xenia Muntean

Xenia is the CEO and Co-Founder of Planable, a content review and marketing collaboration platform used by over 5,000 teams behind brands such as Hyundai, Christian Louboutin, Viber, and United Nations. Prior to launching Planable, at 20 y.o. she built a digital marketing agency and led social for clients such as Coca-Cola. Xenia has been…

Episode 677 – You’ve Got Jail… How Facebook Is Getting Bad For Business

I find that Facebook is becoming less and less of a platform where I think we can try to do business. It has not only become very divisive but their model of Community Standards is over-policed in some ways and under scrubbed in others. Their goal is to create a friendly environment for all, but…

Episode 673 – How Using Mixed Emotions Can Emotionally Charge Your Marketing Messages?

Literary theorist Christopher Booker adheres to the school of thought that there are 7 basic plots to all stories including movies, play, sitcoms, and more. They all tend to cycle the viewer through a range of emotions. But in our daily business marketing, we don’t have the time or attention span to develop a plot…

Episode 667 – The History of CRMs and Why People Don’t Use Them Enough with Jon Ferrara

Jon is a SaaS entrepreneur and a CRM pioneer. He’s mostly known for founding one of the first CRMs, GoldMine. After selling his first company and retiring for 10 years, he decided to get back in the business because he saw that contact management was broken with no CRMs offering business owners an entire view…

Episode 664 – Why Online Ads Can Be More Of A Gamble Like A Slot Machine?

Gambling can be a fun personal activity but has perils when it comes to business. But all too often, businesses use advertising as a way to attract customers without realizing the full concept that they may be gambling with their profits. Slot machines are the most common casino game played because they are easy and…

Episode 658 – To Be FRESH Content Creator You Need to Be A Consumer First

Who knew eating could be so complex? Today we have many choices. Fast food, or restaurant delivery, grocery shopping, or grocery delivery. Each has its advantages, but FRESH takes more time. If you want to deliver FRESH Content, you may need to consume great content and blend it together with your own creativity. When you…