Creating Your Ideal Elevator Pitch

Creating Your Ideal Elevator Pitch

Ever wondered why you need an “elevator pitch”? In my recent blog, “Marketing via Networking,” I talked about the value of creating and building a network of business contacts to grow your business. Networking should be among the activities in your marketing plan, especially if you are a business owner or solo entrepreneur. By networking, …

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Essential Marketing Tactics

essential marketing tactics

When creating a marketing plan for the new year, what are the essential marketing tactics you should include? In my last blog, I discussed the areas of your marketing that you should reassess as you start your marketing planning for the new year (especially if you haven’t looked at these areas since developing your plan …

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Understanding Marketing Trends

understanding marketing trends

When people talk about marketing these days, you may hear them using various terms or “buzzwords” that refer to current trends, such as “digital marketing,” “inbound marketing” or “search engine marketing.” I’ve talked with companies who are somewhat bewildered and overwhelmed hearing about these marketing trends and the thought of trying to keep up with …

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Maximizing Your Online Presence

Maximizing Online Presence

There’s a saying that goes something like this: “If you’re not doing business online, you’re not doing business.” These days, every company needs to be doing business online and have an online presence. And I’m not talking about just “having” a website. I’ve encountered businesses who believe that “if I build it, they will come” …

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Using Visuals in Your Marketing

Marketing Visually

We’ve become a very visual society. To get our daily dose of news and information, we hop on our smartphones, tablets and other devices to scan headlines and updates. But even though we have all this great technology to make life easier and facilitate instant gratification, we are in fact busier than ever and suffering …

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