Small Biz Marketers Should Read The Marketing Performance Blueprint

Small Biz Marketers Should Read The Marketing Performance Blueprint

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4 Ways to Increase Your Business with LinkedIn


I was in the back of the room at a speaking event waiting to go on stage. I was standing next to the meeting planner and we were quietly chatting while the other speaker was wrapping up. I asked her how she found me for the event and she quickly replied, “a LinkedIn recommendation.” “A…

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Ignoring LinkedIn? Go Ahead, But You’ll Regret it — Here are 11 LinkedIn Tips to Power Up Your Networking

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Are you a small business owner with a less than complete LinkedIn profile?  You have your reasons; I get it, it takes too much time, it doesn’t make you any money, blah, blah, blah.  All I have to say to that is — if you say so. Personally, I think that LinkedIn is the most…

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You Need to Drop Everything to See What Ikea’s Done Now!

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  Have you been ignoring the power of print? I quit printing about a year or so ago.  And you won’t believe why.  The printer I have is so complicated with so many bells and whistles that it takes a computer science degree just to print a simple document.  So I just quit printing.  I…

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You Don’t Need an MBA to be a Successful Entrepreneur

I can’t think of a better example of the DIYMarketers mindset than Barbara Corcoran’s quote here. As I travel to New York City for the Entrepreneur Magazine Event #Ready2Launch sponsored by Canon, I’m inspired by every small business owner who trusts themselves over the gurus and has the guts to go against the grain. Speaking…

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OK, So You’re Not Richard Branson, But Look At How He Drives Traffic Without Killing Himself

A Writer’s Guide: Calls to Action – Tips Inspired by Tweets from Content Marketing World

I love these social media tips that come from super stars.  OK, so you’re not Richard Branson or Huffington Post, but here are 6 simple lessons that celebrities use to generate great content and social media chatter without killing themselves and wasting their day. 1) Multi-post in a single stroke Branson teaches us that you don’t…

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7 Reasons You Can’t Close A Sale To Save Your Life

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When you are trying to close sales for your small business, you need to remember that you do not have the resources of a massive corporation. However, you do have the resource of time on your side. A large corporation likely does not have time to devote to its customers, and you can use this…

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Call To Action Tweets from Content Marketing World – Brought Down to Earth for Cash Strapped Marketers

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What Small Business Owners, Consultants and Coaches Can Learn From the Big Guys Content Marketing World is an event that’s out of reach for most small business marketers’ budgets, but the lessons covered here aren’t just for the big guys.  Yes, a lot of attendees were from bigger companies who have entire departments for what…

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10 Great Articles With Creative Lead Generating Ideas

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It might be a little early for this – but you’re probably starting to think about how you can improve your existing lead generation strategies for next year. Rather than overwhelm you with a ton of articles, I’ve selected just those articles that have some really good lead generating ideas that are totally “DIY doable”.…

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How to Start Using Google Plus for Marketing

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I haven’t felt this excited about a social media platform since — 2007? Google+ has been around for three years already, but it’s only just now catching on with mainstream small business.  In fact, my recommendation to you (if you don’t already have a profile — to create a Google+ Profile today)  Irene Koehler(@IreneKoehler) from…

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