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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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Tell Stories With Numbers and Shut Up About Your Benefits Already
[Okay, maybe a little harsh on the title today. I just want to make a point, get your attention, on a topic that confuses almost every small business marketer I come across – and it’s killing their sales and marketing efforts.] One of the best ways to differentiate your offer or sales pitch from another […]
Announcing Duct Tape Marketing (the book)
From the offices of my agent, Steve Hanselman of Level5Media, comes this announcement. 9/28/05, Just sold to Victor Oliver and Jonathan Merkh at Nelson Business:Two-category winner of Forbes’ Best of 2005 Blog Awards, HP small business spokesperson, and Marketing Sherpa Readers Poll winner for the last two years John Jantsch’s DUCT TAPE MARKETING: The Only […]
Blogging The Ultimate Small Business Marketing System
One of my Ultimate Marketing System teleclass clients approached me the other day and asked if he could blog about his experience of being a client. My blog self immediately said, “Sure, what a great use of a blog.” But then my vulnerable marketing self said, “What if?” The convergence of those two selves concluded […]

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Network with the Rich and Famous
One of the quickest ways to get exposure, promote a book, gain an introduction, find a mentor, generate traffic, launch a product is to gain the endorsement of someone who already has all of those things. Here’s a little often forgotten tip. Famous authors or other celebrities in your industry started out as people. Okay, […]
Free Blogging Teleseminar
Next Tuesday, October 4th, 11 am Pacific (Noon M, 1pm C, 2pm E) I will be interviewed on a free teleseminar hosted by Steven Van Yoder, author of Get Slightly Famous, on the – The Basics of Business Blogging (and why every business should have a blog) Here are some of the things we will […]

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Where In The World Is Local Search?
Look, I’m not going to waste too much time trying to convince you that people are searching for every kind of business, right there in you hometown, using the Internet. Every major search engine is rushing to become the next local phone book and you need to get your business listed now, while it’s still […]
News You Can Use
You may know a little about Yahoo and Google News but, you may not be seeing those two services for the true potential they have. First, let’s start with the basics. Here are the links to Google News and Yahoo News. On the surface they look like any news reporting site giving out the day’s […]
The Ultimate Small Business Marketing System Audio
I conducted a teleseminar yesterday with about 500 small business owners in attendance. I recorded the call and you may listen to, download or subscribe to the audio portion of “How to build the Ultimate Small Business Marketing System in 7 steps” by visiting the Duct Tape Marketing Radio Podcast. I have posted the mp3 […]
Offer Proof With Checklists
It may not be that glamorous but one of the best ways to differentiate your business is to show your clients and prospects checklists. See, lots of folks talk about quality, speed and accuracy but few really deliver it. If you could offer your prospects proof that you not only deliver the goods you have […]

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