Episode 699 – Are Your Marketing Systems Not Working? Stop Gambling & Start Winning

I am not sure if you have ever been inside a casino, but it’s noisy with lots of flashing lights. Those are usually the sights and sounds of slot machines all around you. Slots are a simple and very popular game where acasino pull of an arm (better know as One-Armed-Bandits), or the push of…

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 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 538 – The Details Is In The Data – How To Better Collect And Use Info From Your Website

Nothing warms my cockles like a good batch of data. Especially when it comes to helping me to better connect with clients and potential customers. Data is everywhere nowadays, but capturing it, harnessing it and using for the good of your business is a challenge. Our websites are the best place to collect and measure…

Episode 527 – Foresight 2020 – Optimizing Your Content Marketing Plan with Andy Crestodina

Andy Crestodina is a co-founder and Chief Marketing Officer of Orbit Media, an award-winning 40-person digital agency in Chicago. Over the past 20 years, Andy has provided digital marketing advice to 1000+ businesses. He speaks at national marketing conferences, writes for big marketing blogs and hosts a little marketing podcast. Andy has written hundreds of…

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…

Episode 494 – Is Your Content Refuse or Recycle Friendly To The Internet?

Did you know that approximately 8 million metric tonnes of waste plastic that enters the Earth’s ocean every year? Sometimes it feels that way on the internet as well? 1,209,600 new data producing social media users each day. 682 million tweets per day! More than 4 million hours of content uploaded to Youtube every day,…

Episode 416 – 5 Common Mistakes People Make With Their Websites?

Is your business messaging ready for 2019? Has your business changed over the last year? Do they reflect current business trends? There is no time like now to start verbalizing what you want to promote in the upcoming year. The time between Thanksgiving and New Years has a tendency to be slower than spring or fall. It’s…

Episode 376 – What Is The Perfect Marketing Strategy For Your Business? Part 6 – Making It Count

People when they mow their lawn often run out of gas… literally. Cars have gas gauges to avoid that problem. Your website has a gauge also when you install Google Analytics on it. It’s how you measure the effectiveness of your content marketing and social media to determine what is working and not.

What you want to know is:

Who – Is visiting your website
What – Content they consume
Where – the US vs Interventional
When – What affected the increase or decrease in traffic 
Why – to Kick Tires or to Buy?
In this episode, we will explore how Google Analytics is akin to using Quickbooks to measure your profits and losses. It works in harmony with your website, content creation, and distribution. What gets measured… gets done!

Episode 364 – What Is The Perfect Marketing Strategy For Your Business?

Download the FREE Worksheet – As a marketing coach and strategist, I often see business suffer from marketing BSOS (Bright Shiney Object Syndrome). They throw time, money and resources at tactics like SEO, Facebook Ads, Instagram, and others with limited and often disappointing results. That because they are missing steps or components that are integral to a sustained and successful marketing strategy.

There are 6 main components that are necessary to creating a successful strategy. Unfortunately, business people tend to dabble in marketing and miss steps that are important to success.