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4 Website Mistakes That Could Be Costing You Sales

I received a question recently from a newsletter subscriber who asked, "How do I know if I'm losing sales on my website?" The short answer is that every website is losing sales every single day.  There's no way to convert 100% of the qualified prospects who visit your site.  That's just not realistic.  No more [...]

Why Your Marketing Plan Is a Training Program (Not a Report)

Your marketing plan will never have a big impact on your business unless you actually use your plan. I know that sounds ridiculously obvious, but it’s counter to our natural tendency to “hit and move on.”  To prove this point, have you honestly reviewed your marketing plan since you created it? Don’t worry if you [...]

How SEO, PPC, Email & Social Media All Work Together

Ever wonder how certain digital marketing tactics impact each other? And how you can mix them together for maximum results? For example, how does advertising in Google Ads impact your search engine rankings?  Or how about the reverse -- how does SEO impact Google Ads campaigns?  And how does social media marketing impact email marketing? Or are these tactics mutually [...]

The 27 Best Inspirational Quotes to Motivate Business Owners

Running a business is hard. Period. It takes an immense amount of dedication, focus, hard work, and time to run a successful business. There are days that the task seems incredibly daunting and that pushing forward seems impossible. But small businesses make up the backbone of our country, and as we near Thanksgiving, we want [...]

7 Marketing Mistakes Small Businesses Are Making

This is a guest blog post from Mike Kamo, CEO of Hello Bar. Running a small business is a complex and constantly evolving challenge. Small business often means small teams, small budgets, and small margins. Mistakes can be made in any setting, but with small businesses, there’s a lot less wiggle room. Marketing can be [...]

By |September 4th, 2019|Categories: Strategy|Tags: , |

Marketing Plan Refresh: 5 Ways to Clean Up Your Digital Marketing

If you’ve lived in your home for many years, you’re probably like me. You’ve accumulated a lot of... stuff. You don’t like it cluttering your home, but you’re not sure what to do about it. It’s all over the place, and you don’t know where to start. This feeling is much like the one you [...]

User Experience Design: How it Can Help to Increase Traffic & Conversions on Your Website

The user journey and experience of using a website or application should always be as pleasant as possible for the user; from start to finish, from entry point to purchase; both simple and intuitive. In this blog post, I'll discuss the impact that a quality user experience design (UXD) has on search engine optimization (SEO) and [...]

How to Set Up Your Digital Marketing Dashboard Using Google Analytics

If you don't have the time or inclination to dig into your marketing data and reports, then you're going to love this... I'm going to show you how to use just one report (I call it your "digital marketing dashboard") to get a bird's eye view of the performance across all your marketing channels.  That's [...]

How to Create a 2019 Digital Marketing Plan That Works

If you're not 100% confident in your digital marketing plan for 2019, then you need to walk through the 4 steps in this article.   These steps are designed to ensure you have all of your bases covered in your plan. We don't have any time to waste before the New Year so let's dive right [...]

By |December 18th, 2018|Categories: Strategy|Tags: |

2 Things I’m Thankful For In My Business…

As we fast approach Thanksgiving I want to take a minute to reflect on what I'm most thankful for this year.  If you haven't already, then I urge you to do the same.  Aside from the obvious family and friends, what, or who, are you most thankful for this year? I have two answers to that question, [...]

By |November 15th, 2018|Categories: Strategy|Tags: , |
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