Episode 424 – 5 New Ways On How-To Use Audio & Video In Your Marketing

Creating Content is a great way to distribute your marketing messages, but Audio 7 Video Can be intimidating to some people. It’s really easier than you think? There are simple tools and methods almost anyone can use to grow their sphere of influence. Some of these include: Alexa Flash Brief – Audio Minute Podcast Social…

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 406 – How-To Own Your Website And Save Time & Money

I believe that one of the fundamentals of running a business is creating and managing your own website. If you use a free service like Squarespace, Wix, and others, you may have a website, but you don’t have an asset. An asset is something you OWN and you can move to a new location and repurpose at will. Free and closed-loop systems, like those mentioned above, have one goal and that is to keep you locked into their platform. And if you want to add functions chances are you will have to pay.

I have had some experience with website development, and hosting (over 20 years since I made my first one), and all I can tell you is that things change, and change is happening at an accelerated pace today!

Here are the 5 core things I want you to think about when creating web assets and owning them…

Episode 394 – How To Be More Productive By Taming Your Technology

Today is Labor Day and I am laboring over the podcast to keep you informed and in the loop. Most entrepreneurs or solopreneurs work more hours than your typical 9-5 worker, but there are additional payoffs afforded those who control their own time.

If you are like most, you are trading hours for dollars, and that’s OK. The more time you can save the more money you can make. So does it make sense to pay a little bit to save a bunch of time? If you can spend $100 a year to save 1 hour per month that you could bill $100 for… you would be $1100 ahead of the game by the end of the year!

In this episode, I will discuss the products and tools that I use to increase my productivity and help me efficiently make more money…

Acuity Scheduling
Aweber
Evernote
GoToMeeting
Vimeo
A2 Hosting (Bonus)
Here are a few facts about wasted time in your business…

Did you know that over the course of your lifetime, we will spend a total of 3,680 hours or 153 days searching for misplaced items?
We lose an average of 4.5 hours a week looking for documents on our computers, servers or in the cloud.
50% of us… use 4 devices and 9 apps daily.

Episode 349 – Managing Your Social Media Marketing Calendar Using CoSchedule with Garrett Moon

Garrett Moon is the CEO and Co-Founder at CoSchedule, the web’s most popular marketing calendar and the fastest growing startup in North Dakota. Ranked as the best business tool built by a startup on Entrepreneur.com, CoSchedule helps more than 9,000 marketing teams stay organized in more 100 countries around the world. In 2016, CoSchedule was named one of the top five startups in Tech. Co’s Startup of the Year Competition.

As a thought leader, Garrett is the author of “The 10x Marketing Formula” and has been blogging and speaking about content marketing, social media marketing, and startup business for more than eight years. He’s been featured on sites like Forbes, Entrepreneur, AdWeek, and Content Marketing Institute.

Episode 334 – Is Email Marketing Dead? 5 Things To Know About Email Marketing!

I hear all the time that “Email Marketing is dead!” That is far from the truth. Email is still an integral part (or should be) of content marketing strategy. Corporations need paper trails so text messaging is not an option at the moment. You can send any more than 100 at a time with your email program…

Episode 327 – A Deep Dive Into Acuity Scheduling with Founder Gavin Zuchlinski

Gavin Zuchlinski is the founder of Acuity Scheduling, the slickest way for businesses to automate and manage their appointments online, allowing clients to schedule themselves. Gavin is a self-professed tech geek and espresso maniac (a word he does not use lightly) who wholeheartedly believes in that business should be fun.

Acuity Scheduling supports over 50,000 businesses of all sizes, from people working for themselves to major corporations with thousands of employees. Their Customer Support is unmatched in this industry as they focus on easy & pain-free scheduling with one on one support as they help their client’s businesses grow and thrive.

Episode 326 – Time Waits For No One – Exploring Acuity Scheduling

Time management is sort of an oxymoron. You can’t manage time, but you can manage tasks. You can also manage the time in your schedule! Programs like Acuity Scheduling will help you become the master of your digital calendars. This is part of my new “Favorite Tools” series of the Bacon Podcast, where I share…

Episode 259 – Email Marketing Tools & Techniques With Drip with Bob “The Teacher” Jenkins

Since 2007, Bob Jenkins has served as a business coach and online marketing trainer for thousands of coaches, entrepreneurs, and business leaders around the world. He loves helping small businesses impact more people with less effort through leveraged online marketing strategies. He’s the author of Take Action! Revise Later, and over 30 online marketing training…

Episode 240 – Can You Make Old New Again By Utilizing 3 Unused Assets?

If you have in business for a while, chances are you have some assets. These can be physical, financial, and informational. Sometimes we are so focused on building our business that we forget about or neglect those who got us where we are today. Some of these assets can often be unused for years, but…