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What is Branded Content?

What is branded content

What is Branded Content?   Each year a few new words and phrases enter the sales and marketing industry. People scramble to understand the new lingo, then add it to their social profiles and websites to capitalize on the new trend. Like most ‘new ideas’ they are commonly old ones that have just been renamed. […]

Why Don’t People Engage With My Content?

Why Don’t People Engage With My Content? [DISPLAY_ULTIMATE_PLUS]   I once started a blog about coffee beans – to sell coffee beans on Amazon. That idea was naive and failed. Then I started a blog on fitness so I could sell personal training sessions to people locally. That also failed miserably. Finally I started a blog […]

What Should I Blog About?

 Episode 17: What Should I Blog About? [DISPLAY_ULTIMATE_PLUS]   This week we discuss the bane of anyone that has been in charge of a blog. No matter how long you have been writing content for a website you come to a point where you ask the question: You should always start with the things potential […]

How Do I Know What Marketing is Working?

How Do I Know?

How Do I Know What Marketing is Working? I launched a YouTube show last year to answer specific questions that kept coming up with clients. There are 10-12 that always seem to come up at some point in conversation. The first concept we are covering (per popular demand) is: Declarations Posting content, running ads and talking […]

Episode 15: No Zero Days – Mouyyad Abdulhadi

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Today I spoke with entrepreneur, business owner and marketer Mouyyad Abulhadi. We got down to the nitty gritty parts of what makes his day tick. Mouyyad spends a lot of time working on passions inside and outside of his 9-5. Although different requirements are necessary for his work, his habits don’t change much across them. We discussed what […]

Marketing Fuel

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Why is it that some marketing plans never leave the starting line? Why do some plans randomly plateau after lots of hard work? Why hasn’t your marketing plan grown like you expected? Fuel. To be productive in marketing you need the right fuel. Every high performance engine requires high octane, specially formulated fuel to run […]

What is Productive?

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Starting a podcast about being productive has a lot of built in landmines. There is a lot to compete with in the market, there is already a lot of good information available, and it’s been around a long time. Despite all those challenges many people still really don’t know how to be productive. I believe […]

Marketing Tools

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Do marketing tools get in the way or help? The answer is yes…they can do both. Tools are only as good as the people using them. In my search engine optimization (SEO) background you could have 3 people use the same keyword tool to find popular search terms. The results you got from the keyword […]

Process for Progress

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The road to results is lined with discipline. All along the way we run into opportunities to leave the process we know works, or become distracted by shiny objects to throw us off path completely. It’s no secret that a disciplined process that is laid on top of a thought out marketing strategy is a […]