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 580 – How To Increase Your Return On Relationship Investment By Interacting Human to Human

There is a difference between in-person or face-to-face networking and online networking. When you meet in person, you usually have the attention of more than one person at a time. Online it’s much more of a one-on-one relationship at a time. There is also a difference between social media and social networking. Social media is…

Episode 572 – Why Building An Audience Is A Moving Target And What You Can Do?

It’s hard to believe it’s been 7 years since I started writing my first book. At that time I created a website to promote it. Since then I have added 3 more books but never really looked at the website as a whole. Although the principles of the materials in the books has not changed…

Episode 571 – How Marketing Should… Connect The Dots To More Sales?

I love puzzles. My favorite is a word puzzle where you have to take jumbled letters and create the right word based on a clue. Marketing and sales are justifiably interconnected. There are a series of dots that you should be connecting. Each of those dots is a step that leads from one predefined specific…

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 540 – How To Make Great Business Relationships… As Easy AS 1-2-3!

Collecting names is great. Having a big email list is preferred, but sometimes less is more. As you collect names what follows is more important than the original contact. Can you build a know like and trust with the person behind the email? Sometimes, it takes a little finess and personal touch to create engagement,…

Episode 536 – Questions? Why Good Answers Lead To Better Questions?

I get quite a few (at least one per day) direct messages on LinkedIn or Facebook. They range for what’s the meaning of life (just kidding) to very detailed business questions that generally can easily be answered in a text. I never want to be rude or dismissive, and I do my best to answer……

Episode 534 – The Sweetest Sound And Why Caring Matters For Your Business.mp3

Rumor has it that celebrating more birthdays leads to a longer life. Every year I hake my birthday off (not to celebrate myself, but to celebrate that who acknowledge that day). I tend to get over 1000 personal birthday wishes that I respond to one at a time.Yes it takes hours, but I have found…

Episode 518 – Give Your Content A Little Bit Of R.E.S.P.E.C.T.

What you want Baby, I got it What you need Do you know I got it? All I’m askin’ Is for a little respect That song was a theme song for a generation of women, but today we all could use a little more R.E.S.P.E.C.T. with our content marketing. RESPECT  is defined as a feeling…

Episode 508 – Social Media • The Marketing Trifecta • The Pyramid Scheme

I always say that “Relationships Are The Currency Of Business!”, and this is the foundation of how and why marketing works. It takes time to lead people through a journey from awareness to big ticket clients, Some people claim they can circumvent steps and you can just go from one to the other, but I…