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7 Steps to Tame the Marketing Chaos

What’s wrong with small business marketing today? I’ve spent years in the business world, and these are some of the most common statements I hear from struggling business owners and entrepreneurs trying to build successful marketing and operations system for their business; I’ve spent most of my marketing budget onRead More

4 Steps To Create A Perfect Marketing Strategy

The 4-step marketing strategy – How to stand out from your competition in the minds of your ideal customer   With the current obsession around marketing tactics, it has become increasingly harder to figure out the best marketing strategy for your business. From hacks and quick fixes to the nextRead More

How to Create Segmented User Experiences

Your business doesn’t serve a homogenous customer base. Unless you’re an incredibly niche service, it’s likely that you have at least a handful of types of people who benefit from your products or services. Because these types of customers are different from each other, they won’t all be won byRead More

5 Types of Video That Improves Marketing Content

Video content is a hot topic in marketing circles. We’ve been seeing studies for years now that video is the way people want to consume content. Search engines continue to reward businesses with video on their homepage with additional traffic. So if you haven’t yet embraced video, now is theRead More

The 7 Steps to Keyword Research

Both SEO and content creation strategies cannot be implemented successfully without keyword research. Creating content that is ranking and speaks to the intent and needs of your ideal audience requires an understanding of which keywords matter to the relevant searches. Keyword research is a critical first step to establishing aRead More

How to Get High-Quality Backlinks

Getting backlinks can seem like a daunting task. How do you get other businesses to link to your site online? If you don’t have any backlinks yet you can get up and running pretty quickly by tapping your existing partners and resources within your community. Things like the local chamberRead More

Content to Fill Your Social Media Calendar

It’s an age-old question: what should I post on social media for my business? When it comes to social media, engagement is the ultimate name of the game. You want to start dialogues online with your followers. Many times that engagement can be a first or second step in gettingRead More

How to Conduct a Small Business Brand Audit

Marketing is an ongoing process. Once you’ve established your systems and processes, it’s important to continually check in and reevaluate. And that’s because, in the course of running a business, things change. Your brand expands or shifts focus. Your customers’ needs and expectations fluctuate. It’s important that you marketing effortsRead More