Episode 719 – Why Social Media is NOT Effective As Advertising? (Well Sort Of)

Advertising is about awareness and getting the right people to take action when a topic resonates with them. Social Media is about having a platform that encourages engagement. Many conflate social media with advertising, which can happen, but advertising is all about creating awareness. What really matters with social media is staying top of mind…

Episode 711 – How Can A Great Marketing System Overcome Disruption In Business?

When disruption strikes, businesses try to manage by finding new leads to sell to, but is that the best way to deal with it?. When disruption strikes, we tend to get bust, and if you are too busy to market, then you have a compounded problem. You have probably spent years trying to grow your…

Episode 685 – Testing 1-2-3… How To Get Your Audience To Embrace Your Content?

Back when I was playing in a band, you had to learn how to read your audience. We would choose songs based on how they reacted to previous ones: 1st Set – Songs To Set The Mood 2nd Set – Play More Of What They Liked 3rd Set – Save the Best For Last You…

Episode 683 – Want To Improve Your Business? Here Is My Know-Like-Trust System!

There have been a lot of people associated with the terms KNOW, LIKE, & TRUST! It has been attributed to Mark Twain, Stephen Covey, and past Bacon Podcast Guests Bob Burg and Chris Brogan. But what does it mean in terms of you, your business, and your network? I a previous podcast, I mention Dunbar’s…

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 681 – Exercise Your Business – Get A Running Start To Deliver On Your Goals

What do running a business and running a 5K have in common? They both can feel like being on a treadmill, especially without having some Goals. I found some inspiration from a book I found on Blinkist by Haruki Murakami – “What I talk about When I talk about Running”. Haruki went from being an…

Episode 669 – Vanity Fair, Unfair Vanity, and Vanity Metrics

I had a meeting with someone on Lunchlub named Holly. She works at Vanderbilt Medical Center in Media. We discussed how they are changing their methodologies to an email newsletter, educational content, and even Podcast to communicate with patients, doctors, and staff. It makes me think of how the communication industry has changed with newspapers…

Episode 657 – Reading Body Language & Facial Expressions In The Age Of Zoom & Masks with Blanca Cobb

Blanca Cobb is an internationally recognized body language expert who’s been featured on national television shows such as the Steve Harvey Show, TODAY Show, Megyn Kelly TODAY, Dr. Oz, Dr. Drew, CNN, Face the Truth, The Doctors to a name a few as well as publications around the world such as Cosmopolitan, Us Weekly, Elite…

Episode 638 – Yes AND vs Yes BUT – When To Let Go Of Your Buts

The word “YES” alone is a very positive word but, a lot of times the word yes has an addendum to it such as yes and, or yes but. Today I want to help you know when you should be letting go of your buts when it comes to the word ‘YES’. While “Yes… But”…

Episode 636 – Time Vs Money – Both Are Limited Resources But What Do You Value More?

Image by Tumisu from Pixabay Welcome back to the new reality of 2021. Although we are just getting off the ground (business-wise), there are many business and marketing experts that are trying to suggest that now is the time to hustle. Not to pick on anyone’s philosophy, some will tell you that time is a…