Writing (& More) for Small Businesses Delivers Big Opportunities

While I planned on starting a marketing company that focused heavily on writing services, I didn’t foresee the interest in businesses outsourcing their social media management. Today, social media management and content creation is a significant part of my business. In turn, they’ve led to additional writing opportunities. Offering an array of services as a marketing company allows me to present a full-service front to my audience.

How to Connect with Customers in the Age of Assistance

We’re living in the age of assistance. What does that mean for marketers? Customers have more options than ever before today, thanks to technology. Therefore, each buyer’s journey is unique and customers are looking for valuable content to educate themselves before making a purchase. “Focus on the user and all else will follow.” Your marketingContinue reading “How to Connect with Customers in the Age of Assistance”

Vlog: Why You Still Need a Website Today

Social media is a powerful marketing tool for your business, but you still need a website today. Your website is your home on the internet, your front door to customers and prospects everywhere. It helps visitors learn more about your company and how you can help them.

Vlog: This Underutilized Idea Will Help Make Your Marketing Memorable 

What does memorable marketing look like? This piece from FedEx. The shipping company utilizes its new eCom Label Solutions to promote the benefits of its new eCom Label Solutions. That may sound obvious, but it’s not. Using your new product or service to promote your new product or service is an innovative and underutilized ideaContinue reading “Vlog: This Underutilized Idea Will Help Make Your Marketing Memorable “

Are You Being Heard? Communication Tips For Your Brand

Communication. It’s so simple, right? We learn to do it at a young age, and it’s second nature. So why is it so difficult to communicate effectively with your customers, business partners and employees? Sure, you blast out emails to your customers and employees, blast out promotional social updates and blast out glossy hyperbole inContinue reading “Are You Being Heard? Communication Tips For Your Brand”

Trick Out Your Tweets: Tips to Stand Out on Twitter

Do you tweet? (Or as someone once asked me, “Are you on that Tweeter thing?”) Does it feel like you’re accomplishing anything? Or, at the end of the day, are you just confused what the buzz is about? (When Twitter went public, it was kind of a big deal. As in, it created 1,600 newContinue reading “Trick Out Your Tweets: Tips to Stand Out on Twitter”

How MacGyver Can Inspire Your Marketing Efforts

I wanted to be MacGyver when I grew up. [Who’s MacGyver?] Not Cinderella or Barbie or Sassette Smurfling (although living in the Smurf Village wouldn’t have been so bad.) Why? MacGyver was a thinker. He didn’t just shoot someone (didn’t even carry a gun in fact) or take the easy way out of a situation.Continue reading “How MacGyver Can Inspire Your Marketing Efforts”

Say Hello: How To Make Connections With Your Social Media Profiles

Social media is still buzzing, even as it has moved from a trend to a mainstream marketing activity. Yet so many people still overlook one of the most important aspects—the profile. First, let’s focus on the profile picture. This is your first step to legitimacy. It’s hard to take a generic silhouette seriously. Not photogenic?Continue reading “Say Hello: How To Make Connections With Your Social Media Profiles”