[display_podcast] There are a lot of misconceptions about what branding is, as it relates to small business, and what it has to do with your creating a successful business. In this week's episode, I break down what this term really means, what it has to do with you and how to create a compelling … [Read more...]
Want More Clients? “BE” Your Brand!
It’s possible that when you think of brand, what comes to mind is a company’s logo or an image that represents them. You may also think of a particular tag line. For example, if you heard me say, “Just Do It,” Nike would instantly pop into your mind. Or, if I said, “The Ultimate Driving Machine,” … [Read more...]
The #1 Marketing Tool Successful Entrepreneurs Use
Let's face it. You can't be taken seriously as a business owner in today's marketplace without having a strong presence online. (this is not true, many businesses do NOT have an online presence. You need to clarify this and narrow it down to your audience. Perhaps say, "You cannot be taken seriously … [Read more...]
Marketing a Service Business with No Marketing Budget
Marketing a service business will inquire an investment of your time and financial resources. What if you don't have a lot of money to spend on marketing? Now what? Does that mean you simply cannot market your service business and your only hope is waiting on the sidelines for someone to hire you? … [Read more...]
Small Business Marketing is Easier Than You Think
Small business marketing is not only necessary to your success as an entrepreneur, it's easier than you think. Statistics say your small business has a 1 in 6 chance of survival, but without effective, ongoing marketing, your odds are far less than that. Utilize proven small business marketing … [Read more...]
4 Must Know Tips for Designing A Business Card That Gets Results (SSMS Episode 31)
Your business card is your doorway to new business and powerful partnerships. If your card isn't getting you the results you're looking for, you may be missing a few MUST have elements. In this session, I’ll share some tips for designing your new card so that you’ll get the attention you deserve! … [Read more...]
Are Your Marketing Materials Helping or Hindering Your Business?
One of the most important considerations in creating your version of a successful business is having a brand that reflects the high quality services you provide. Just because you have a small business, doesn't mean your brand should look "homemade". Everything you do from participating in … [Read more...]