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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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How to Roll Out the Red Carpet for Your Customers
Marketing Podcast with Donna Cutting Podcast Transcript My guest on today’s episode of the Duct Tape Marketing Podcast is Donna Cutting, CSP, Founder & CEO of Red Carpet Learning Systems. She is also the author of 501 Ways to Roll Out the Red Carpet for Your Customers. Think about how much time you spend trying to get […]
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How to Make Storytelling Work for Your Brand
Marketing Podcast with Kyle Gray Podcast Transcript My guest for this week’s episode of the Duct Tape Marketing Podcast is Kyle Gray, founder of The Story Engine. He and I discuss insights from his book, The Story Engine: A Busy Entrepreneur’s Guide to Content Strategy and Brand Storytelling Without Spending All Day Writing. Gray has […]
Why Being a Podcast Guest Is Your Secret SEO Weapon
We all know that there’s a lot of SEO value in generating your own content. Blogs, videos, webinars, and podcasts are all great ways to build your brand’s online reputation, drive more traffic to your site, and boost your SERP standing. But creating your own content takes a lot of time and effort. Fortunately, guest […]

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How Giving Back Can Create Business Success
Marketing Podcast with Sam Ashdown Podcast Transcript Today on the podcast I speak with real estate and marketing expert Sam Ashdown. Ashdown has built three successful real estate businesses: as a consultant to real estate agents; a consultant to home sellers, called HomeTruths; and a real estate agent, with her company AshdownJones. Beyond her passion […]
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Tapping Into Existing Connections to Network Smarter
Marketing Podcast with David Burkus Podcast Transcript Today’s podcast guest is best-selling author, speaker, and professor David Burkus. Burkus is an expert on leadership; he teaches leadership and innovation at Oral Roberts University and has delivered keynote speeches and workshops for a variety of organizations, including Google, Microsoft, and the U.S. Naval Academy. Burkus is […]

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5 Ways to Save Time on Content Creation
Content creation, when done correctly, takes time. But you’re a busy entrepreneur with a lot on your plate. Surely, there is a way to get more efficient about the content creation process. The good news is: there is! There are ways to streamline the process and save time, while still creating meaningful content that will […]
Weekend Favs April 6
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 […]
How to Find Success as a Podcast Advertiser or Sponsor
People love podcasts. According to Podcast Insights, there are over 660,000 podcasts, which means that no matter what topic or area you’re passionate about, there’s probably a podcast out there that covers it. Outside of the breadth of content available, podcasts are also a seamless way to consume information. Whether you’re doing the dishes at […]
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What it Means to be a Self-Reliant Entrepreneur
Marketing Podcast with John Jantsch on The Self-Reliant Entrepreneur I’m working on a new book, The Self-Reliant Entrepreneur: 366 Daily Meditations to Feed Your Soul and Grow Your Business, coming out in October 2019. I’ll be talking more about it in the coming months, but I wanted to give you a preview now, because it’s […]

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