It happens all the time. You have what you think is a "marketing problem." You have a disappointing product launch. You have issues consistently selling your services. A program that used to sell well stopped. There are a lot of reasons why this could be happening, and in most (if not all) of the cases, the issue comes down to what looks like a marketing problem. But, … [Read more...] about Marketing Problem? The Surprising Reasons Your Product/Service Might Not Be Selling
I'm back with my crystal ball (aka angel snow globe) with a few predictions on copywriting trends to watch for in the wacky world of copywriting over the coming year. But, before I dig into those copywriting trends, let's define what copywriting is. Copywriting is writing promotional materials for businesses, nothing to do with protecting intellectual property or putting a … [Read more...] about The Future of Copywriting: 5 Copywriting Trends to Watch For
Internet marketing has taken a beating these past couple of years. Strategies that used to work aren't working so well anymore. In my opinion, I think what we're seeing is the end of the using "new" as the primary marketing strategy. BUT just because we aren't relying solely on "new" doesn't mean Internet marketing is dead. Not by a long shot. What it DOES mean, … [Read more...] about The Future of Internet Marketing—5 Trends to Watch
How many times have we heard it? The secret to success is to have a gratitude practice — write down three or five or 10 things every day you're grateful for. Now, I'm not saying that's not a good thing to do. Any sort of practice that helps you focus on all the wonderful things you have versus what you don't have is a good thing. But, the problem with that gratitude … [Read more...] about Supercharge Your Gratitude Practice and Grow Your Business Fast
Raise your hand if you think word of mouth advertising (aka word of mouth marketing) is what you should be striving for as an entrepreneur/business owner. It certainly feels like the most perfect form of marketing, doesn’t it? Your ideal clients, customers, and buyers just flow to you, without your having to make any effort at all, because your current happy clients are busy … [Read more...] about 3 Keys to Harnessing the Power of Word of Mouth Advertising (And 1 Bonus Tip to Help Skyrocket Your Results!)
Word of mouth marketing. It’s like the Holy Grail of marketing. Every entrepreneur talks about it. Dreams about it. And why wouldn't we? We just sit back and relax while clients and customers just naturally flow to us, without our having to lift a finger. It’s possible, right? I mean, we hear stories from other business owners and entrepreneurs who dismissively say … [Read more...] about 3 Myths About Word of Mouth Marketing That May Be Hurting Your Business
How many of you are secretly looking for the website traffic button? I mean, all you have to do is take a quick view of your Facebook feed to see tons of ads from gurus promising to teach you where that that magic website traffic bullet is. It's Facebook ads! No, it's Instagram! Pinterest is the missing secret. Maybe you should post videos or do a podcast. No, … [Read more...] about [Video] Flip It! Where is the Magic Website Traffic Bullet?
If you're not seeing the success you want to be seeing in your business, it's very possible it's because you're using the wrong marketing strategy . Let me explain: There are two types of marketing strategies -- long-term and short-term. Long-term strategies are designed to build your business over the long term. The benefit of using them is you can be reaping the … [Read more...] about [Video] Flip It! Are You Using the Wrong Marketing Strategy?
I realized I needed to write "Love-Based Online Marketing" when I was promoting the first book in my "Love-Based Business" series. You see, if you truly want to have a love-based business (which is a business built on a foundation of love-based emotions rather than fear-based emotions -- you can learn more about the philosophy here) every part of your business needs to … [Read more...] about [Video] The Story Behind the Story: “Love-Based Online Marketing” book
If you have an online business or you're looking to start an online business, you've likely been taught to build an email list -- which is a list of emails belonging to your ideal clients -- and market to them by sending out emails. And, that's a very solid business strategy. Email marketing has been proven to be one of the most effective way of marketing your … [Read more...] about [Video] Flip It! Is Email Marketing Dead?