Since I’ve been working in online marketing for over 20 years now, I’ve seen well-meaning business owners attempt to do their own marketing and fail miserably. Moreover, their failures and mistakes were 100% preventable had they asked an expert for help. Did they want to save money? Did they think they could understand the technology?… Read more Are you Making these Digital Marketing Mistakes?
One of the stumbling blocks that many small businesses face when delving into social marketing is that you’re too attached to your business. You know your product, service or industry inside and out. You feel it’s the best and greatest. You think your website is gorgeous, your social media pages are cool and your marketing… Read more Social Media Marketing Strategy: Think Like Your Target Market
Part 1: Keyword Search You have to put yourself in your target market’s shoes and determine which keywords, questions or phrases they are going to enter into the search box to find you. You should have completed the Define Your Target Market Workbook and the next step is to do some market research to get… Read more How to do Market Research on Your Target Market
It happens. Sales go stagnant… not growing. You’re doing everything right… blogging… posting to social media… videos… monthly newsletters… basically everything you can do without spending extra cash… just sweat equity. You have no reach. However, traffic to your site hasn’t grown… you haven’t gotten any new Facebook likes or Twitter followers in a while…… Read more Have you Saturated Your Market? How to Expand Your Reach
The 80/20 rule of sales and marketing has been around forever. 80% of your business comes from 20% of your target market. So what does that mean? Basically, you need to get to know that crucial 20%! Especially now when you’ve got so many marketing choices out there. Who’s your perfect customer? Who’s your most… Read more The New 80/20 Rule of Marketing and How to Get it Right