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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 Will You Know When To Refer Me
Quite often your referral sources don’t get asked the perfect referral question. In other words, people don’t always come right out and say, “I don’t think I am getting the performance on my investments that I should, do you know a good financial advisor.” If they did that, and you were a great financial advisor, […]
It Doesn't Matter What You Think
I know I’m a genius and that the marketing world hangs on my every word, but, and this is a big but, sometimes I’m wrong. There I said it and we can move on. Marketing in its purest form is simply giving people what they want. Too often, we marketers make wild assumptions about what […]
Online PR Teleseminar with PRWeb
I am continueing my series of small business marketing teleseminars this week with Online PR featuring Mick Jolly of PRWeb Understanding the power of Online PR or Earning Free Media Exposure Session #6 – Wednesday, Apr 6th – Noon Central Time (GMT -6) Understanding the power of Online PR or How To Earn Free Media […]

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I'll Believe You If You Tell Me A Story
With baseball season just around the corner and hope springing (maybe more like leaking) eternal for my beloved Kansas City Royals, I am compelled to spread the annual word about Sidd Finch. Sidd Finch, as it turned out, was a figment of George Plimpton’s imagination but on April 1, 1985, he was very real. The […]
Blogging Under Contract
Quite often people want to know if they can make any money with this blog thing. To this I currently have two answers: yes and maybe so. There are many ways to measure the success of one’s blogging efforts and an announcement by AllBusiness.com demonstrates a growing trend in the "mainstreamness" of blogs. A number […]

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Interview on Corporate Blogging
I was interviewed this week at Marketing Studies on the subject of corporate blogging. Have a listen Some of the topics covered in this interview: * Steps to producing a blog that won top honors by MarketingSherpa.com readers. * The difference between e-zines and blogs, especially in terms of the marketing affects of each. * […]
How To Get Found In Your Town
I am hosting session 5 in my local online marketing series Search Engine Optimization basics to win the local search traffic game – Or how to get found in your town Mar 30th – Noon Central Special Guest – Aaron Wall – SEO Book Local prospects, search locally. If you want your web site to […]
How Many Times Have You Contacted Your Prospects This Year
Hey, wake-up, the 1st Quarter of 2005 is coming to a close. By now, you should have made 3 or 4 contacts of some fashion with everyone on your prospect list. What, you don’t know what to send them? A press release A thank you card A case study An article you wrote An article […]
Co-brand Your Way To New Business
Want to break into a new market? One of the greatest ways to do so is to find a business that is already a player in the market and create a tool that will help them gain more business or enhance their value with their existing clients and offer it to them to distribute with […]

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