5 DO’s and DON’Ts to Improve your Blog Commenting

When you own a website or a blog – doing blog commenting on other blogs in your niche can be beneficial and should be part of your daily routine. I mean 5 to 10 decent comments a day is not difficult, is it? There are a few distinct reasons that people make blog comments. For …

Rethink Your Social Media Strategy

Social Media has become a vital part of online success for businesses however a lot of companies still approach it in the wrong way. Each social media presence that you have should be treated as its own unique website and entity. Just like your actual company website you want as many …

When You Struggle To Find Your Niche

The definition of small business varies wildly by industry. The SBA calls a business with as much as $21.5 million in revenue small. Not exactly what I had in mind. I also discovered that I don’t like having more than one contact in a business. I decided to redefine my …

Change Your Marketing Mindset

These Limiting Beliefs Are Holding You Back If the very idea of sales and marketing makes you groan, know that you are not alone. Conflicting beliefs about business, marketing, sales and money are very common. But if they are not addressed, if you take no steps to change these limiting …

Start Your Marketing Plan With “Not Knowing”

We love certainty. Definitive answers. Clear and unambiguous directions. We love knowing the “right” way to do something. And we adore guaranteed results. But most of the time, these clear and definitive answers or guarantees are just not available. Not really. In fact, in many cases I believe that these …

7 Ways to Build Trust & Get More Conversions

The low hanging fruit of usability is trust. When you create a “safe” environment for your users, you make your site inherently more usable and thus more likely to convert. So, take off the used car salesman jacket and put on your best suit. Here are 7 ways to help …

10 Ways to Get More Conversions by Conversing

After 6 years in the marketing trenches, I still endure bouts of teeth gnashing when I write copy, whether it’s for a website or a sales page or just an email broadcast. Doesn’t matter. “Copywriting” freaks people out, copywriters included. All the drama around writing copy is actually unnecessary. So …