In the fall of 2016, I came to a realization. The main marketing campaign I had been focusing on for much of my entrepreneurial life wasn't working the way I had intended. This wasn't a big surprise. For years, I had been watching the trends in the information Marketing/Internet Marketing industries and I could see we were headed for a reckoning. And I had a feeling the … [Read more...] about My Big 2017 Marketing Campaign Success Story
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
Yes, the product launch is dead. No, it isn't. It depends. (Way to be decisive Michele!) Before I dig in, I want to start by defining “product launch.” Product launches aren't new. Businesses have been crafting campaigns to launch a new product or program or service for as long as they've been creating new offerings. Turning the unveiling of a new product into an … [Read more...] about Product Launch Secrets: Are Product Launches Dead?
Along with creating new goals and resolutions, it's also that time of year to dust off the crystal ball (aka an angel snow globe in my case) and make some predictions for the New Year, especially around the hot topic of business success. And, I'm not going to sugar coat it; 2017 was a little rough, and it could get rougher. BUT, as always, there is opportunity as well, … [Read more...] about 7 Hot Predictions for Business Success in 2018
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've spent any time in the Internet Marketing space, you've likely heard an entrepreneur (or two) brag about how much money they made from a product launch. You may have heard: "It was a 6-figure launch." Or … "I filled my mastermind program in just three days." Or … "I made $50,000 in sales in a week!" And these things may be true. But how often do … [Read more...] about [Video] Flip It! Are Product Launches All That and a Bag of Chips?