Free marketing for your business sounds great, but it requires some hard work and out of the box thinking. I know every business wants an endless amount of customers and spend nothing. Sorry, but it’s not that easy. You have to work hard to get customers and implement a marketing strategy. This being said there are ways to get a [...]
When consulting for businesses, the first thing I ask owners to do is write their business plan on one page. This tells me two things:
Have they burned their business plan into their memory?
Can they make it as simple and precise as possible?
Most business owners can’t do this exercise well and this is where many problems start. You need to understand [...]
I’m always looking for the newest marketing tools to help me and my business. I try to stay ahead on the newest trends and technology and I find some things work better than others. The newest tool I’ve got is the best by far and has boosted me and my business the most. It has gotten me in front of [...]
Everyone says quality is so much better than quantity, but this isn’t always true. I do agree there are times that quality matters more, but most of the time it slows you down. In business you should probably start with quantity over quality just to get going. Starting with real quality content is rare, because very few people come out of [...]
Marketing is the process of creating, communicating, delivering, and exchanging value to your customers. Thinking that you can do that though one outlet means you are limiting your bubble. You want to get results from your marketing, but how can you if your limiting yourself?
What do I mean?
I see businesses, flea marketing, and individuals who use only one or two ways [...]
I was recently given the opportunity to work with a start-up in Fargo. Although there is a huge amount of risk and I’m definitely not getting paid a lot. I was also told by a few people to not take the opportunity because of those reasons. The opportunity that I have is unlimited. Does the opportunity that I have out [...]
This is a great question and I’ve been asked it three different times now. So I want to be open and honest as to why I have a blog:
There may be other reasons but these are the four main reasons why I blog. I don’t think I have to explain my answer too much more, but I [...]
This is a topic that has been covered over and over and we still do it. People attach themselves to an idea or plan and can’t move forward when the time is right to do so. People are afraid of change and each person knows it, but they can’t over come the human nature. We all fail and that’s okay. [...]
How many people do you think scroll past the first few websites on Google? How about go beyond the first page of Google? What page of Google are you on?
75% of Google users never scroll past page 1!
Only the top of the top websites get viewed on Google results and SEO gets you there. The biggest problem I see when [...]
Website analytics is the process of collecting, measuring, and analyzing visitors on a website to understand and help achieve the goals of your website and business. Not having analytics on your site makes improving it impossible! You don’t know what’s going on with it! You don’t know how to better serve your customers online!
You spend time and money on building a website and [...]