The Death of Old Media

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Is old media dead? Not really, but its definitely on life support.  Most of us have come to the conclusion that running an ad in the local newspaper or yellow pages just doesn’t ad up anymore.  I almost feel kind of bad for the yellow page ad salesman who makes his yearly call to me pitching the power and necessity

Not Blogging Yet? Why You’ll Be Left Behind

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Hubspot Marketing Studies 2010 Hubspot recently released the results of its studies on Blogging, Facebook and Twitter marketing for 2010 in a series of highly revealing graphs and charts. You can check them out here: 101 Marketing Charts and Graphs It’s fascinating to pour through this data…at least if you’re a geek, like me.  Here are some highlights that jumped

3 Questions To Transform Your Business In 2011

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Lately I’ve been taking challenges my business faces and writing them down as questions.  By asking yourself the right questions, you’ll be amazed at what that super computer in your head will come up with.  Then take a few minutes to list all the possibilities (no matter how outlandish some may seem) that answer these questions. How can I solve

What Will Your Brand Look Like In 2011?

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What will your brand look like in 2011?  I don’t know about you, but I want mine to be fun, informative, cutting edge with a dash of attitude!  The whole concept of building your brand is something you should ad to your list of must do’s in 2011. Its time to build your unforgettable personal brand..get busy! Brands Have More

New Years Resolutions For Your Business

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Hopefully most of us take a little time on the first day of the new year to plan a few goals, make a resolution, maybe even commit them to paper.  I recently read that writing your resolutions down gives you about ten times the chance of success. How about your business?  Don’t you think it deserves the same treatment?

The Big Marketing Trends For 2011

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Social media is red hot.  In 2011 your going to see an even larger influence on the business world.  For those who have been sitting on the sidelines or have been casually dabbling on Facebook, its time to engage.  Your participation in the social web will only increase your ability to succeed. Find out more on one of my favorite

Humor Can Make Your Advertising Work

Advertising is serious business.  It has the potential to make or break our bottom line.  So do we dare to kid around in our copy, risk showing your inner wise ass off,  go full Monty with our funny bone? Definitely! Do it right and the leads will flow.  Do it wrong, well..maybe not! How To Use Humor in Advertising

Why the Recession Can Be the Best Time To Launch Your Business

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Its nice to stumble across some good news these days. Check out this article from “Inc.” There are actually some concrete benefits that the new business guys can take advantage of.  Even the established ones can tap into some of these. Things Are Looking Up If you’d like to get more free information and strategies like this, join our Wedding

Scheduling Systems To Increase Productivity in 2011

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How do you schedule your work life?  Do you use an old school desk calendar?  2010 was the year I went paperless. I actually tossed the day planner and committed to an online schedule. I must say..Big Improvement! Not only is it one less thing taking up space on my already chaotic desk.  I find myself using it more effectively.

Make It About Them Marketing

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Blah, blah, blah, I’m so awesome.  Blah, blah, I’m the best at what I do.  Check out my super cool blah, blah! Want your marketing to really connect with your prospect? Stop making it all about you and instead focus it on them. I challenge you to look at the copy on your website.  Does it focus on the unique