Episode 599 – Finding A or Becoming Guest On A Podcast with Brent Basham

Brent Basham is an occasional podcaster, dad of three, co-founder of Poddit. In 2014 Brent had an epiphany. As a father and tech enthusiast, he realized we were standing at a very unique point in history. We were the last digital immigrants charged with raising the first digital natives. But with everything changing so fast,…

Episode 596 – Why Your Marketing Needs a Feedback Loop?

In music, there are two kinds of feedback – Good and Bad. Bad feedback is that high pitched squeal you hear when a microphone gets too close to a speaker. Good feedback is the kind where you control (think of the opening guitar note in the song “I Feel Fine” by the Beatles). A feedback…

Episode 592 – It’s The Message Stupid

Great marketing communication systems can work, but most of them only work when you feed the right message, to the right audience, at the right time. Some industries such as health and finance have limitations and restrictions due to compliance and regulations. It’s like going to a knife fight with both hands tied behind your…

Episode 586 – How To Serve Up Great Content With Marketing Systems

QUESTION? Is your marketing more like a vending machine or a restaurant? A vending machine is simple. People put money in and get something (generally overpriced) out. Restaurants are more complex. People will research them, make reservations, and they are not just buying food… they are buying an experience. We rarely are aware of all…

Episode 584 – How to Overcome FEAR with Content Marketing HOPE

We are living in a noisy world. We are living at gigabit speed. We are living in a world of rapid change. We face so much information being thrown at us that it can become mind-bending and often deafening. When it comes to communication, there are two common acronyms for FEAR False Evidence Appearing Real…

Episode 578 – The Pu-Pu Platter And Creating Content Marketing Samplers

I’ve been working on my new book “Toilet Paper Math”. Last week I talked about the three “P”s of Thought Leadership and I would be remiss if I did not interject some potty humor. That’s why I am calling this a Pu-Pu Platter of content. A Pu-Pu Platter is a selection of Chinese food that…

Episode 577 – Understanding Thought Leadership And Influence Personas with Jim Barry

Dr. Jim Barry is the author of Social Content Marketing for Entrepreneurs, a textbook used in the instruction of MBA courses. He has served as Professor of Marketing at NSU since August, 2004 where he teaches courses in social media marketing, consumer behavior, and integrated marketing communication. He won the 2019 President’s Distinguished Faculty Award…

Episode 570 – Making Your Content Larger Than Life In Medium with Jeff Herring

Struggle with creating content? Jeff Herring provides tools, templates, software, and strategies to make content creation easy! No experience necessary. Jeff Herring AKA The Content Marketing Guy is an internet marketer specializing in article marketing, teaching internet marketers, authors, speakers and self-employed professionals to write and market articles for more prospects, publicity and profits, and…

Episode 566 – Need More Business? How To Listen For Questions And Communicate Answers

If you have listened to this podcast for a while you probably know that I love golf. The good news in Illinois is that they are opening up golf courses soon, but there are still a lot of questions that have to be answered about how?. During the course of any given week, people ask…

Episode 564 – Why Hiring A Good Content Writer Is Great For Business?

Happy spring! Spring is here – Trees are blooming, noses are running and I am jogging. As I run through my neighborhood, there is a park that I can see through the trees, but as the treas begin to bud it’s getting harder to see it every day. As business people, we can often get…