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The Ultimate Guide to Small Business Keyword Research

Keyword research is an important strategic marketing practice that, when thought of correctly, never really ends. While many people think of this…

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The Three Elements of an Effective Total Online Presence
Marketing Podcast with John Jantsch on Total Online Presence Business owners today understand that being visible online is important. But what does having an online presence really mean? It’s a lot bigger than just having a website and a Facebook page. And when you look at the statistics on how consumers behave online, it’s easy […]
How to Create Effective Follow Up Campaigns
Follow up campaigns can be a tricky thing for small business owners to manage. Not only do they take time and energy to create, but there’s always that nagging question: What is the line between being persistent and being annoying? While it might seem like you’re crossing that line, the reality is that most people […]
Weekend Favs January 12
My weekend blog post routine includes posting links to a handful of tools or great content I ran across during the week. I don’t go into depth about the finds, but encourage you to check them out if they sound interesting. The photo in the post is a favorite for the week from an online source […]

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How To Reliably Generate Big Ideas for Your Business
Marketing Podcast with Mike Brown Podcast Transcript My guest this week on the podcast is Mike Brown, an author and strategist who specializes in operationalizing design thinking. His new book, Idea Magnets, helps dynamic leaders to cultivate big ideas and create innovative success. Brown is also the founder of The BrainzoomingTM Group, where his customized, collaborative approach to strategy, branding, […]
Why Behavior Scoring is the Missing Ingredient in Your Marketing Approach
With inbound marketing becoming ever more popular in recent years, a marketer might be tempted to think broad when it comes to their approach. After all, when anyone can happen upon your brand, it means that anyone’s a potential customer, right? That’s not quite true. In fact, the number of leads that actually become customers […]

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Weekend Favs January 5
My weekend blog post routine includes posting links to a handful of tools or great content I ran across during the week. I don’t go into depth about the finds, but encourage you to check them out if they sound interesting. The photo in the post is a favorite for the week from an online source […]
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The Secrets to Leading Creative People
Marketing Podcast with Todd Henry Podcast Transcript This week on the Duct Tape Marketing podcast, I speak with Todd Henry. Henry is a writer and speaker who travels extensively to talk about creativity, leadership, and productivity. He gives keynotes and leads workshops on the topics and has helped teams and audiences around the globe. He […]
Where Marketing Automation Fits Into the Customer Journey
When companies incorporate marketing automation into their approach, they often focus on the middle of the marketing hourglass. They use the automation tool to stay in touch with existing customers or to reach out to prospects who are very near to making their first purchase. However, marketing automation can be used throughout the entirety of […]
Weekend Favs December 29
My weekend blog post routine includes posting links to a handful of tools or great content I ran across during the week. I don’t go into depth about the finds, but encourage you to check them out if they sound interesting. The photo in the post is a favorite for the week from an online source […]

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