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Learning from Political Campaigns

Learning from Political Campaigns

  Yes, we get tired of seeing political ads too! But we can learn quite a bit from them to improve our own marketing. Campaigns are experts at: Reaching their

Product Placement

Product Placement

  The 4 P’s of Marketing: Product Price Place Promotion Most companies sell their products in multiple places. Have you considered selling your products on Amazon? If you can’t beat

Mistakes Happen!

Mistakes Happen!

Mistakes are inevitable. Even though making a mistake can feel like the end of the world, people tend to remember how you deal with your mistakes more than the mistake

I HATE Marketing Myself! (Part 2)

I HATE Marketing Myself! (Part 2)

A few legitimate reasons business owners struggle with marketing: A fear of the unknown Failure to pinpoint how their business is unique A lack of understanding the target audience Feeling

I HATE Marketing Myself!

I HATE Marketing Myself!

Are you in the same boat? Do you HATE marketing yourself? It can be hard to put all of your plans, hopes, and dreams out there for everyone else to

Vision

Vision

  If you’re like me, it can be hard to think big picture and set long term goals for your own business. But, it’s oh, so important! Do you have

Mindset

Mindset

  Effective marketing starts with a positive mindset! So, how positive has your self-talk been lately? This Marketing Motivation reveals a few tips to improve your mindset & self-talk as a

Video Marketing

Video Marketing

  Should your small business use video in your marketing mix? YES! Video is great for: Product demonstrations Educating your audience Increasing engagement Building trust Announcements and news How do

The 80/2020 Rule?

The 80/2020 Rule?

  How have you pivoted your marketing efforts in 2020? No one could have predicted the events of 2020. As a result, most businesses have had to rework their marketing

The 80/20 Rule

The 80/20 Rule

  Everyone wants to see their marketing efforts pay off. Should you consider the 80/20 rule when it comes to your ideal target audience? Yes, if 80% of your efforts